Don’t Have a Mentor? Be an Anteambulo.

Mentoring seems to everywhere these days, in the workplace, in schools, in athletics, in civic outreach programs — everywhere. As a matter of fact, I recently taught a mentoring class for the last two years, so I’ve had quite a bit of time and reason to consider the notion that mentoring is a panacea for on-boarding and growing newcomers to virtually any group or team. But I’m going to share a little secret — even as I…