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#9: Mentorship - The Secret Sauce to Career Growth

Today we’re letting you in on that secret sauce to growing your business – Mentorship. In Episode 9, Kristen and Aida dive into the world of Mentorship and all that it has to offer you and your business. In fact, they both attribute their business confidence and success to the mentors they have had throughout their careers [1:45]. But Mentorship is not just for individuals, it works very well within organizations as well [2:19]. Mentorships within an organization can lead to higher levels of productivity and better employee retention [2:30]. What more could you ask for! By exploring the three types of mentorship timelines, Kristen and Aida give you a detailed outline of how to define the help you need [2:52]. After walking you through the different types of mentors, Kristen and Aida jump into the steps you to take to define the relationship you want [4:42]. They even discuss how they began their business relationship as mutually beneficial mentors [5:26]. When choosing your mentor, you want to look out for a few things [7:13]. From choosing the right personality to choosing someone with the right skill set, Kristen and  Aida have you covered! Lastly, Kristen and Aida walk you through the three C’s of mentorship [8:13] and the best places to find for your Mentor [8:37]. Stay tuned for an exciting announcement at the end (hint: if you’re ISO of a Mentor, you’ll not want to miss it!) [10:28]. LET’S CONNECT! If this episode helped you, share it with a friend and leave a review. Use the hashtag #workingWellBFM on social to share your entrepreneurial education! Join our newsletter so you don’t miss a business beat! http://bit.ly/bfmnewsletter. And follow us on instagram @BorderFreeMedia on instagram. See you soon! Until then, we’ll be workingWELL. ABOUT WORKING WELL – If you’re an entrepreneur who loves to learn, the workingWell podcast is for you! Hosted by filmmaker and health coach Kristen Kellogg and food and travel expert, Aida Mollenkamp, the duo have over a decade of experience as small business owners and entrepreneurs building and marketing brands in the travel and lifestyle space. Each episode they focus on a different tip or topic they wish they knew at the start of their entrepreneurial journey. Through conversations with industry experts and among themselves, they share a combination of actions to implement their tips as well as a ton of resources to help you level up!