02. Why You Don't Need a Mentor
Play โ€ข 25 min

Are you stressing out about finding the perfect mentor? Or maybe you're thinking, "if only I had a mentor, then my career would start going well".

Finding a good mentor can be awkward, stressful and sometimes unfruitful! Plus the idea that NEEDING a mentor to get your career on track is so disempowering.

This may go against a lot of advice out there but I'm sharing it anyway because it works! (I should know, I used these tactics myself.)

Episode Summary

  • Common problems women have with finding a mentor
  • What to do instead (hint: it still involves other people but only for a specific skill you want)
  • The elements needed to make a traditional mentoring relationship work
  • Other resources you can use if you don't have a mentor

Links to Resources
Wonder Women in STEM Community:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/wonderwomeninstem/

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