Monday, January 21, 2019

January is National Mentoring Month

January is National Mentoring Month.

"Mentoring, at its core, guarantees young people that there is someone who cares about them, assures them they are not alone in dealing with day-to-day challenges and makes them feel like they matter. Research confirms that mentoring relationships have powerful positive effects on young people in a variety of personal, academic and professionally situations. Mentoring connects a young person to personal growth and development, as well as social and economic opportunities." ~ National Mentoring Parternship                                                  
There are few relationships in life that are more influential than those between a mentor and a young person. I know this from both sides of the coin. I've had many mentors in my life growing up. A person who took a unique interest in me, fostered my growth and guided me onward.

I've also been a mentor to many. The experience has been so rewarding and meaningful to me. In fact, research shows that mentoring is an extraordinary experience for all involved.

Be mentor.

Change a life.

And transform your own.

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