The term 'mentor' is age-old. At work, you often hear it in discussions about someone who can help you manage your career better. Having a mentor is seen as a good thing, although there is wide variance in how people think of the relationship and its purpose.
Here are five reasons why you should find a mentor:
1. To help push your thinking out more.
2. To serve as a rudder.
3. To help connect you with other people.
4. To be a champion for you.
5. To help you gauge your growth.