Everyone Needs A Mentor: How To Find One & Be One!

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We’re back with part 2 of our mini series on mentorship! Today’s guest is making the case for why your favorite influencer you have on that pedestal may not actually be the best mentor to help you achieve your goals - and who you should be seeking out instead.

Kelsey Chapman is a podcaster and personal cheerleader to women creating their dream businesses and lives. Throughout her life, she was impacted by countless mentors who guided and supported her, which inspired her to write her book, What They Taught Me: Recognizing The Mentors Who Will Take You From Dream To Done. To pay it forward, she spends her days mentoring hundreds of women in her Radiant Communities.

Press play for Kelsey’s wisdom on the kinds of qualities you should look for in a mentor, where to find mentors and how to make the big ask, when it's time to start paying for one, and how to get past imposter syndrome if you want to become a mentor yourself! This episode is your one-stop shop for everything you need to know about mentorship, let’s dig in!

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Favorite Takeaways From This Episode

  • Went from barista to one of the top growth freelancers on Instagram.
  • Different seasons of life require different priorities. 
  • Why podcasting is the best channel to get people from unheard of to the newest obsession.
  • How people can get over their impostor syndrome and become mentors. 
  • "I don't have to be perfect, but I can still be impactful."
  • Being a mentor isn't a label, it is an act of service / investment of your time.
  • "Is their journey the same as the one I want to embark on?"
  • Before you seek a mentor, you need to get clear on what your values are and seek the right fit.
  • How to approach someone to be your mentor.
  • The point at which you transition from unpaid to paid mentorship.
  • "Sometimes you aren't going to see immediate results in the people you're investing in, but that investment will never return void."
  • Where to find mentors for different seasons of life. 
  • Why you need to cultivate a team that feels radically cared for. 


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