The Color Vision Founder Mia Davis Educates Us On How Mentorship Can Help Black Women In The Workplace Or As Entrepreneurs

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Mentors Pass on Important Skills

Because your mentor has probably been in the game for quite some time, they’ll definitely have things they’ve learned over the years that they can pass down to you, as their mentee.

If you’re wondering what the important questions you should ask are to see if a potential mentor would be a good fit for you and will pass down the information you need, Davis said you should look for an expert in your field who will carry three important values into your mentorship.

“Make sure that your mentor is someone who values teaching, listening, and helping,” she says. “You should be certain that they are experts in the field that you’d like to rise in.”

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