CHAPTER 4

Use Constructive Interactions to Improve

This category reveals the next 4 of the 24 foundational Power Skills:

17. Seek out a mentor

18. Evaluate yourself daily

19. Promote mutual relationships

20. Treat your customer as if it matters.

17. Seek Out a Mentor

A mentor is a trusted counselor whose primary objective is to help a mentee be more effective in a specific area of interest—to help develop the mentee’s potential.

Draw Strength From Those Who Have Gone Before Us

There is no better way to learn the application of a profession—a craft—than with a mentor by your side when needed. There is no better way! Not classes. Not workshops. Not articles or books. Even on-the-job training is not as effective. Many of us have learned and practiced ...

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