Want to Find a Good Mentor? Be a Good Mentee!
4) Accept Defeat Gracefully: If you get turned down, don’t take it too personal. Ask why and then do some personal reflection: is she really too busy, or did you come at a super formal person with a too-casual approach? Was he really a good fit, or were you blinded by how impressed you are by his credentials? Asses the situation, select a new target and adjust your plan of attack as need be.