TalentEgg On Twitter: What’s The Best Advice You Have Received From A Mentor?


Mentorship tends to be one of the most overlooked aspects of our careers.

The thought of asking someone much more advanced in their career than you to spend time with you and give you advice as you struggle through your early career can be very intimidating.

However, mentors come in all forms, whether they’re friends, family members, co-workers, professors or teammates.

We were curious about what advice your mentors have given you, so we posed the question on Twitter: What’s the best advice you have ever received from a mentor?

The question sparked some great conversations and nuggets of advice from our followers:

[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/CGA_Ontario/status/83626399050633216″]

[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/daniellelorenz/status/83626911133208576″]

[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/lauralux/status/83627214943432704″]

[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/cassandrajowett/status/83629673464070144″]

[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/NicoleRashotte/status/83630522525429760″]

[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/Aneesh_L/status/83632064494174209″]

[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/RobbFarago/status/83632336704512000″]

[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/CalvinSJ/status/83633213137887232″]

[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/Aneesh_L/status/83633696732758016″]

[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/DanielRodic/status/83634237147840513″]

[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/WCGCommunity/status/83634548696563712″]

[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/ritapang/status/83634985873059841″]

[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/artipatel/status/83638401668104192″]

[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/d_savic/status/83639148463919104″]

[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/dmacvey/status/83729450923073536″]

About the author

Cassandra Jowett is TalentEgg's Content Manager. She joined the team as a student intern in the summer of 2008, and since then her heart has never really left the Egg Carton. Cassandra is a recent graduate of the Ryerson University School of Journalism, where she earned a Bachelor of Journalism with a focus in writing and editing for newspapers. She has also written and edited for The Globe and Mail, The National Post, t.o.night newspaper and other publications.