Virtual Mentors are the new resource to career growth. Technology, books, multimedia resources, and access to the World Wide Web allow us to connect with virtual mentors across the globe 24/7. In fact, we can connect with them and get their advice without them ever seeing our face, or hearing our voice. You can pick whomever you want from Warren Buffet one of the greatest investment minds of today to Carlos Slims the self made billionaire and mobile telecom giant. Here are a couple of examples of virtual mentors and what’s available and how you can access virtual gold minds.
John C. Maxwell is a leadership expert. He is a global expert on leadership development, roles, and responsibilities. John Maxwell daily, morning, motivational words can be found on several social media sites. On his website, you can subscribe to the One-Minute daily video Word of the Day or connect with leadership events around the country. Maxwell is the author of more than 60 books on leadership and is a sought-after speaker for Fortune 500 companies.
Brian Tracy is a motivational speaker and an expert trainer in sales, time management, leadership, business training, and professional development. Tracy is an entrepreneur and has conducted seminars and workshops in more than 61 countries. He can be found on a variety of social media sites. If you want more of Brian Tracy you can read his blog “Brian Tracy’s Personal Development Blog,” on the Brian Tracy International website.
Virtual mentors are resources that you can access on-demand but choosing a virtual mentor is an important process. A couple of steps to take when choosing your virtual mentor include:
1. First do your homework on the prospective virtual mentor. Check them out on YouTube; watch excerpts of their videos and learn what they are writing about on social media sites.
2. Choose a mentor(s) that strengthens your professional prowess.
3. Be a dedicated scholar to the journey learn, absorb, and apply as much as possible toward your growth process.
Virtual Mentors are fantastic and can help you move to new levels of growth and opportunity!
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