Who Are the Mentors in Your Life?

One of the greatest values of mentors, renowned author and speaker John C. Maxwell says, “is the ability to see ahead what others cannot see and to help them navigate a course to their destination.”

I’ve been fortunate to have had countless mentors in my life to help me navigate my course. I’ve learned and studied from brilliant individuals who have counseled and guided me personally and professionally.

One of my dearest friends and longtime mentors is Dr. Denis Waitley.

Over the past 25-plus years, we’ve spent hours talking about business, life, happiness, sadness, success, failure, and everything in between.

He’s mentored me as I’ve grown up in USANA.

Above all, he’s provided objectivity and honesty when I needed it most. I know I can count on Denis to offer wise counsel and to help me become a better version of myself—to get to where I want to be.

This notion of mentorship is something I’ve been thinking about lately, especially as I focus more on self-care. It’s so important to develop relationships with people who can help you grow.

Who Are Your Mentors?

For USANA Chief Sales Officer David Mulham, who talks about mentorship in some recent social media videos, Dr. Myron Wentz springs to mind (as he does for me, and as I’m sure as he does for many of you).

In a recent video, David asks: Who’s been significant in influencing the decisions in your life?

“It’s really important for people to know there are people out there, either directly or indirectly, that can really have an influence on you if you seek them out,” he says.

So who are the influential individuals in your life who have mentored you along the way? Please reply to this email to let me know.

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