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My 7 Suggestions for Mentees

Here's my list of things to think about. I'll be writing on each one of these in the next few postings.


Be proactive - and also be reactive.

Use your networks, but don’t abuse your networks.

Always ask. The most they can say is NO - but don’t be defensive when they do.

Make sure you know what’s out there. Take control of YOU.

Walk on water and do windows. Be prepared to do lots of windows – but remember that you get to look into them at the same time.

It’s more than a job title. Read all the words in a job ad, not just the headlines.

It’s a 2-way street – just because I want you doesn’t mean you want me – and that’s OK.

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