You likely know that, to move forward in your career and your life, you need mentors. These are the people who will give you critical feedback, sharpen your skills, open doors and provide connections, and provide encouragement as you work towards your goals. But how do you find these people? Instead of thinking about long-term relationships, try this, instead: ask for short-term engagements around specific goals. In this piece for Psychology Today, Assistant VP Allison McWilliams, Ph.D., describes how to ask for short-term mentorship and why it might just be the key to your professional success.

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