“What would you think if I sang out of tune
Would you stand up and walk out on me?
Lend me your ears and I’ll sing you a song
And I’ll try not to sing out of key
Oh I get by with a little help from my friends
Mm I get high with a little help from my friends
Mm gonna try with a little help from my friends”
The Beatles, With A Little Help From My Friends, 1997
Do we really need to have mentors?
Before we answer that question categorically, here’s what we know: The most successful people in the world we know today have had mentors – Bill Gates had Dr. Ed Roberts, Steve Jobs have Robert Friedland, Tiger Woods had his father, Elizabeth Taylor had Aubrey Hepburn, and many others. (more…)