"There are certain variables that someone looks for in a mentor that change as you get older. The nature of who your mentor is almost certainly changes over time." - David Lumb, "Why You Need a Different Mentor at Every Step in Your Career"
“The Girls in Tech Mentoring Programme celebrates and supports the women tech talent we have, instead of discussing the tech talent it lacks.” - Clare McDonald, "Girls in Tech launches mentoring programme for women in IT"
“From the experience I've accrued in working with these mentors, as well as mentoring many startup entrepreneurs myself, I’ve realized this is something you can’t really do without. You need experts to help you with insights and with options that best resolve your challenges.” - Rahul Vershneya, "What No One Tells You About Seeking a Mentor for Your Startup"
“The highest form of respect you can pay a person is to listen to and act on their advice. Not always, of course, but consistently.” - Whitney Johnson, "You're Mentoring Wrong - Why It's a Two-Way Street"
“Someone who’s ascended the corporate ladder through generosity and kindness is likely a better candidate to mentor you than someone with a cutthroat attitude who doesn’t make a habit of paying it forward.” - Susan Johnston, "7 Traits of Great Mentors"
“In particular, serving as a mentor can allow one to keep contributing professionally after retirement and to stay intellectually and interpersonally engaged with science.” - Barbara Gastel, "'Staying Active' after Retirement: Consider Mentorship"
"Instead of a single, formal relationship — the seeming gold standard of mentorship — Herjavec recalls a roster of people who have ‘offered advice or a sounding board along the way.’ And those people are mentors, too, even if they're not standing coffee dates.” - Rachel Sugar, "'Shark Tank' investor Robert Herjavec Explains What a 'Mentorship' Means to Him"
"Though the center needs young blood, it also values the knowledge of older employees…We are hoping we can capture some of that expertise before it walks out the door." - Chuck Soder, "Mentoring, Half-time Work Help NASA Glenn Address Aging Workforce
"Most mentors are leaders. Most leaders are readers, and many readers are also writers. They simply want to share their stories and experiences—good and bad—with the world.” - Chris Spurvey, "How to Find a Mentor on LinkedIn"
“Across all these initiatives, one thing is clear: if we want the next generation of tech entrepreneurs to be successful, it is vital that everyone in the industry - at every stage in their career - steps up to get involved in mentoring programmes on both sides - mentor and mentee.” - Chris Ciauri, "The Missing Ingredient in Britain's Tech Start-Ups? Mentoring"