Approaching a potential mentor can be tough. Bert Gervais, a.k.a. The Mentor Guy, gives you the number one tip on how to ask someone to be your mentorÂ when you meet him or her at a conference or event.
Article originally appeared on theyec.org. Reprinted with permission.
Bert Gervais, a.k.a. â€śThe Mentor Guyâ€ť is one of Americaâ€™s most in-demand professional speakers. He is a national best selling author, speaker, and award-winning entrepreneur. He has appeared in USA Today, Fox News, Inc.com, and Young Money Magazine. The book â€śMillennial Leadersâ€ť by Bea Fields profiles Bert as one of the top Gen Y leaders in the country. He has accomplished all of this all before his 25th birthday.
YEC Urban is an initiative of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only nonprofit organization comprised of the countryâ€™s most promising young entrepreneurs. YEC promotes entrepreneurship as a solution to youth unemployment and underemployment and provides its members with access to tools, mentorship, and resources that support each stage of a businessâ€™s development and growth. YEC Urbanâ€™s members are successful minority business owners, entrepreneurs and thought leaders.