Merriam-Webster’s definition of mentor: someone who teaches or gives help and advice to a less experienced often younger person.
Mentoring can be rewarding for both parties involved. The mentor is able to pass along the knowledge they have acquired through their education or experiences. The mentee, or protege, gains valuable knowledge to help further their education or career.
No, I am not going to break out in song, for those of you who remember it. And, I am sorry if I just put that song in your head. If you must, try to think of Queen’s song “Under Pressure” to get rid of it.
Regulations. Traffic. Hours of service. Traffic. Weight limits. Traffic. Equipment failures. Traffic. Incorrect addresses. Traffic. Route restrictions. Traffic. Fuel prices. Traffic. Detention time. Oh, did I mention traffic ? These are just a few of the many complaints we hear almost daily when talking with other drivers.
There are many ways to complete a particular task. Some tasks require specific steps to reach the desired end result, while others can be accomplished with many different options to still reach the end result satisfactorily.
Short cuts can be useful, even beneficial for reaching your desired goal faster or for less expense. Then there are some shortcuts that should be avoided at all cost. Determining whether or not taking a shortcut will be to your benefit will vary depending on the risk factors involved.