“Cultivate Mentors” is one of the essential 12 behaviors and actions to adopt and practice from Success in the Technology Field that will help you to advance or prepare for a career in technology. The twelve recommendations involve adopting crucial behaviors that apply throughout your career, as well as specific actions you should take at different stages of your career.
Having trusted mentors who can provide you objective feedback and advice is essential. Even more valuable is having mentors with similar experiences who can support your journey. Early in your career, you should have at least one mentor in each of these areas: 1) subject-matter expertise, 2) appropriate business behaviors, and 3) interpersonal relationships.