The Transformative Power of Mentorship

Athif Ibrahim Delivering a Speech at the Learning and Development Conference 2023 by MAHRP

How one man saved me from a dead-end job and career suicide, and how the guided wisdom of a handful of mentors helped me step out of my comfort zone, embrace my fears by facing them head-on, and propelled me to a national platform

There’s no shortage of what we don’t know as we stumble from one experience to another in our lives. Every experience is replete with different degrees of difficulty and uncertainty as they are with opportunities for us to grow. This is the same for everyone. But what separates the winners from the losers in this game called life is what we do when we don’t know what to do. The answer we live and act out when faced with the question: “Am I going to retreat into the safety of my comfort zone, or am I going to risk it and do a bad first job so I can earn myself the right and the confidence to do a second, slightly less bad job?”