Articles about Mentorship


The best mentors teach their apprentices this 1 crucial lesson

The best apprentices are the ones who are able to sit there, watch, and extract a lesson without words even being exchanged.


Here’s what a career sponsor is, and why you might want one

Even the best mentor may not help you get that promotion you’ve been dying for or a plum job at a different company. For that kind of help, you need someone else. You need a sponsor.

Career Advice

Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian wants to be your mentor

Ladders caught up with Alexis Ohanian who shared tips on creating smart partnerships, finding your values and carving out a spectacular career.

Career Advice

10 fictional career mentors whose advice you need to take

Here’s our list of the top fictional mentors of all time and what lessons you should take away from them in your own career.


Here’s why you should stop looking for a mentor

Will you be my mentor? This question makes me cringe. It’s just that when someone asks me to be their mentor, I don’t know what I’m signing up for.


The key to a good mentor-mentee relationship according to a real estate titan

Early in my career, one of my bosses told me to always find a person that would be able to assistant and mentor me. This was excellent advice, which I have passed on many times over the years. When looking for a mentor, it is important to find someone who is successful, preferably in the business sector in which you wish to pursue or at the very least, whom you greatly respect and admire for his or her success and career trajectory. You can learn so much from a variety of people who have had many different types of experiences.