Everyone has a mentor available to them now. A few of their names are Google, Yahoo, Bing, YouTube and Twitter. They will teach you how to do just about anything you can dream. Instruction in science, business, art, medicine, engineering, mathematics and writing are all available to you.
Do you wish to learn how to draw a flower? Ask YouTube. It is full of demonstration videos. The Internet even shares the little secrets that people wouldn’t tell you in the past. It used to be you had to earn the trust of your instructor or mentor to be handed the deep secrets of an art or industry. Today you can find the answers with a simple search engine query.
Do you have a follow-up question? You don’t need a teacher in front of you to explain what the book says. Tweet the author with a question. Ask your community on Facebook. You will be amazed at the knowledge available at your fingertips.
In the past, we had to wait for traditional media to share knowledge with us. Today, we can follow the information feeds of people, organizations and businesses we trust and admire. These feeds offer the most current information available in real time.
Am I advocating the replacement of people with technology? No, there is still something special about the human connection. That said, you can still find the right people in social media who are willing to meet with you over coffee to share their knowledge.
You have no excuses. Everything you need is available to you now. The processes, the classes, the latest information, demonstrations, authors and practitioners.
Go make your life now.