How to Ask Someone To Be Your Mentor

WATCH: How to Ask Someone to Be Your Mentor

Approaching a potential mentor can be tough. Bert Gervais, a.k.a. The Mentor Guy, gives you the number one tip on how to ask someone to be your mentor  when you meet him or her at a conference or event.

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Bert Gervais, a.k.a. “The Mentor Guy” is one of America’s most in-demand professional speakers. He is a national best selling author, speaker, and award-winning entrepreneur. He has appeared in USA Today, Fox News,, and Young Money Magazine. The book “Millennial Leaders” by Bea Fields profiles Bert as one of the top Gen Y leaders in the country. He has accomplished all of this all before his 25th birthday.


YEC Urban is an initiative of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only nonprofit organization comprised of the country’s most promising young entrepreneurs. YEC promotes entrepreneurship as a solution to youth unemployment and underemployment and provides its members with access to tools, mentorship, and resources that support each stage of a business’s development and growth. YEC Urban’s members are successful minority business owners, entrepreneurs and thought leaders.