How to Find a Mentor with LinkedIn Influencer & Microsoft Product Manager Tim Salau

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Imagine going on a cross country road trip but with no navigation… It would seem pretty impossible, right? That’s kind of what it’s like navigating your career journey without a mentor is like. Mentors are there to guide you along the way and help you in those “omg what do I do moments” I’ll be honest finding a good mentor is no easy task. It’s an unstructured process with a lot of trial and error. But the best part of mentorship is that it can come from anywhere- a professor, a manager, a LinkedIn connection, etc. So what does it mean to have a good mentor? According to Tim Salau on Ep.47 of Work in Progress (link in the first comment) ⚡️A good mentor listens ⚡️A good mentor starts acting like a sponsor on your behalf by connecting you to other people and creating opportunities ⚡️A good mentor holds you accountable 🔥🔥Tim's Info: www.facebook.com/groups/MentorsMentees/ https://www.facebook.com/thetimsalau/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/timsalau🔥🔥 ⚡️ Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ ⚡️Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast? kit.com/TiffanyParra ⚡️Tune in this Wednesday at November 28th 8 PM PST for another Real Talk livestream on Instagram.⚡️ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/work-in-progress/support

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