George noted, however, that those looking to take a leap from being mentee to mentor should be careful to do so gradually and they shouldn't bite off more than they can chew.
"Not everyone is good at being a mentor and not everyone likes doing it," said George. "Meanwhile, some people are really good at developing others."
"It's about knowing yourself individually and how much you can handle," he continued. George added that it can be useful to allocate time to such programs from the outset to avoid becoming overwhelmed. "Out of the gate, set it up as a regular fixture in your calendar, almost like exercise, and keep it to a strict time frame."
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