Mentor quotes reveal the significant power and value of someone who is at the heart of our personal or professional development. Everyone could use a mentor but not all have one. Thus, within the following quotes on mentoring, coaching
or advising comes the demonstrated worth that you may be able or willing to provide to a person you know whether that is a colleague, a relative or someone within an organization or club you belong to.
After twenty years of coaching leaders at all levels... I believe there are two universal things that ignite excellence within people: recognition of their
uniqueness and acknowledgment that they matter.
Gary Chapman, The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace
Poems of Encouragement
One of the best things you can do in life is to surround yourself with people who are better than you are. High-grade people. You will end up behaving
more like them, and they, in turn, will get it back from you.
Warren Buffet, in Getting There by Gillian Zoe Segal
Poems About Life
You will say goodbye to great friendships, and mentors alike.
Start to make new friendships, and see life with new sight.
Julie Hebert, Great Endings And New Beginnings
We firmly believe in the power of mentors to make a positive difference in the lives of others.
Ivan Misner, The Networking Mentor
Make A Difference Quotes
Never say, "I can't," ....find some one who knows, and ask, till you have your lesson learn'd; never mind how hard the task; Never say it.
Unknown, I Can't
Be a role model - people are watching you even when you don't realize it. Be positive in all actions you take
The most productive business leaders I coach recognize productivity is not about getting more things done; it’s about getting the right things done.
Michael Hyatt, Free to Focus
Becoming a dad means you have to be a role model for your son and be someone he can look up to.
We have many mentors in our life, like my Grandma, she taught, inspired, and encouraged me more than I could have ever learn in a book.
When we are children, other people, typically our parents, guide us through our encounters with reality.
Ray Dalio, Principles
... we have found that the best advice we ever gave or received was given in less than a minute ... the guidance that really made a difference did not
come in the form of long, complex theories—it came in short, meaningful insights.
Ken Blanchard, One Minute Mentoring
Short Deep Quotes
You can build a coaching habit, but only if you understand and use the proven mechanics of building and embedding new habits.
Michael Bungay Stanier, The Coaching Habit
I remember the mentoring experiences of some teachers that I had, like a second term home room teacher in public school that really was very helpful to me.
Sanford I. Weill
Quotes About Schools
And, if possible, it’s nice to have a mentor—someone further down the path than you are .... who can remind you that your persistence will pay off.
Jordon Rosenfeld, A Writer's Guide To Persistence
A core function of both developmental coaching and developmental mentoring is that they help people with the quality of their thinking about issues
that are important to them.
David Clutterbuck, Powerful questions for coaches and mentors
Helping Others Quotes
Dream big and find other like-minded individuals to mentor you along the way.
Drew Eubanks, Getting Results
You can plan, you can study, but a mentor can give you more guidance
and knowledge than all the planning and studying in the world.
Mentoring is that part of the leadership role that has learning (competence, proficiency, skill, know-how, wisdom) as its primary outcome.
Chip R. Bell, Managers As Mentors
Life Journey Quotes
Who’s pulling for you? Who’s got your back? Who’s putting your hat in the ring? Odds are, this person is not a mentor but a sponsor.
Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor
Meaningful Friendship Quotes
Graduation is more than just saying, goodbye to a classroom of books.
It's leaving behind great friendships, and mentors who always left you hooked.
Julie Hebert, We're Graduating
Encouragement is God’s native tongue. But encouragement without change is like a bicycle with only one pedal. Our participation is required.
Wayne Cordeiro, The Divine Mentor
Positive Quotes About Change
Misfortune helps us appreciate the true value of a mentor because it causes us to seek ideas from others to help learn how to keep “No" from
happening the next time.
Jeff Lehman, The Sales Manager's Mentor
If you want to succeed as a mentor, first seek to understand yourself and others...Mentoring is who you are
as much as what you do.
John C. Maxwell, Mentor 101
Great mentors extend the human activity of care beyond the bounds of the family. They see us in ways that we have not been seen before.
Lois J. Zachary, The Mentor's Guide
Poems About Winning
And when you have a big decision to make, you need all the love and support you can possibly get. The only place I know to find that for sure is in the
presence of Jesus.
Emily P. Freeman, The Next Right Thing
Poems About Jesus
In my life and career, I have seen all kinds of leaders, but the ones who have had the greatest positive impact on my life are the select few who have been not only leaders but also mentors.
Tony Dungy, The Mentor Leader
Be a wonderful role model because you will be the window through which many children will see their future.
Thank You Teacher Quotes
Some of us have been very successful financially in business, and the next level of success is to move beyond our own interests to that of helping others. This helping can take
the form of ... mentoring young hopefuls from disadvantaged backgrounds.