What’s Your Deal Anyway?
Make a list of qualities you would like to improve upon and divide it by “wants” and “needs.” Speak with a few potential mentors and see which jive best with your list, keeping in mind that having more than one mentor is not a bad thing.
Master and Pupil
Once you and your mentor know what the function of the mentorship is, work around the mentor’s schedule and be open to feedback. The mentor is supposed to be critical of you, so avoid the urge to get defensive. And when you think the mentorship has run its course, thank them for their time and let the meetings fizzle out gradually; do not yank out the cord. You can read the full breakdown here: http://www.inc.com/guides/how-to-find-a-business-mentor.html/1