Lessons Learned through Traditional Mentorship

“As you are searching for your next mentor, look around your life now. Who do you admire? Who do you want to learn from?”

– Leah Glover Hayes

Activating the Four Types of Mentorship

When Her Story of Success CEO Leah Glover Hayes was looking for mentorship to help her grow in her career and eventually start a company, she quickly realized that not all mentorship is created equally. And while experts tend to agree that mentorship makes a major difference in determining someone’s career success and fulfillment, few people are sharing specifics about how to find the right mentor and build a mutually beneficial relationship. 

Leah believes that there are four types of mentorship: Passive mentorship, peer mentorship, traditional mentorship and mentoring others. No matter where you are in your career journey, you can benefit from implementing one or all of these in your life. In this four-part series, Leah will provide you with all the tools and resources you need to start seeking out mentorship for yourself. 

In This Episode:

Leah shares some of the life-changing lessons she’s learned from mentors in her life, including Pat Shea, Marcie Allen Van Mol and Sherry Deutschmann. She also offers practical advice to anyone looking to find traditional mentors for their own lives and careers.

Episode Highlights:

  • Why traditional mentorship matters (02:00)
  • Inspiring business lessons with Sherry Deutschmann (04:12)
  • Setting boundaries and optimizing your schedule with Marcie Allen Van Mol (10:23)
  • Building a mutually beneficial mentoring relationship with Pat Shea (14:27)
  • How to find a mentor (18:50)

Listen to the Full Interviews Featured in this Episode:

Episode Transcript

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