Are you ready to redefine mentorship? In this enlightening episode, we're joined by Eric Koester, a professor of entrepreneurship and the mind behind 'Super Mentors.' Eric challenges conventional wisdom and introduces a groundbreaking approach to mentorship that focuses on opportunities, not just advice. Learn how to attract the right mentors through shared projects and why you should aim for 'super mentors' who can truly open doors for you. This episode is a must-listen for anyone looking to accelerate their personal and professional growth.
More on Eric Koester:
Super Mentors: The Ordinary Person's Guide to Asking Extraordinary People for Help
Other books here
Books and other interesting mentions:
Making Moonshots By Rahul Rana
Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success by Adam Grant
00:22 About Eric Koester
01:36 Why a mentor?
06:27 Mentors Vs Super Mentors
08:54 Casting nets, building connections
10:26 Mentoring in Action
15:48 Doing Awesome things attract Awesome People
20:56 Inspirational Mentors Vs Problem-Solving Mentors
22:15 Do we really need mentors?Where and How do we find them?
27:36 Finding the Perfect Mentor
30:41 How about those who are not so Awesome?
35:57 Adam Grants' Give and Take
43:48 Upcoming book, survival bias and Final Thoughts