Mentors, Mentees, and Becoming an Expert

Let's explore the common pattern in public learning: find mentors, help your mentees, and become an expert.

Pick up what they put down

Experts notice genuine learners. They’ll want to help you. Don’t tell them; they just became your mentors. This is so important that I’m repeating it: pick up what they put down.

Think of them as offering up quests for you to complete. When they say, “Anyone willing to help with __ __?”, you’re that kid in the first row with your hand already raised.

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