What do you write to a mentor?
Include specific details. In the letter, discuss a few specific things your mentor has done for you. Include details that show their support and guidance have made a positive impact on your life. You could even discuss the meaningful memories you have with them.
How do you send a follow up email to a mentor?
Follow up with emails Immediately after meeting with a mentor or advisor, send them a “thank you” email. But don’t just thank them. Tell them exactly what it was that you appreciated about their advice, and exactly what next steps you plan to take to implement their feedback. Surprisingly, most people don’t do this.
How do you message a mentor?
In your email:
- Schedule an initial conversation.
- Clearly describe the guidance you’re seeking (The Ask).
- Confirm your willingness to do the necessary work and follow-through.
- Acknowledge and respect the individual’s time.
- Note: If you don’t hear from them, follow-up, but don’t hound him or her.
How do I write a letter of mentoring?
Mentor request letter
- Introduce yourself if they don’t already know you and tell the person (without creeping them out) that you have been following them for a long time now.
- Offer something useful and beneficial to the potential mentor in return for their time.
- Request a response or ask them to contact you with contact details.
How do you ask someone to be your mentor via email?
Hey [CONTACT NAME], I love your work. I’ve been following you for a little while now, and I particularly enjoyed [PIECE OF CONTENT]. I just wanted to reach out to you because I’m a huge admirer of the work you’ve been doing and I’m currently looking for someone to mentor me on the topic of [SUBJECT MATTER].
How do you send an email to a mentor?
Here are some tips on how to do that, before you hit send.
- Do your homework. Ask yourself: Why are you contacting this person in particular?
- Know what you’re asking. Think about one thing you’d want to get from connecting with this person.
- Don’t ask them to work for free.
- Say thank you.
- Pay it forward.
How often should you meet with your mentor?
A: You should schedule and keep at least one meeting with your mentee each month for the first six months. Plan each meeting for a minimum of one hour. After six months meetings should become less regimented and should occur as needed.
How do you email a mentor for the first time?
- Make Your Subject Line Compelling. As someone who used to work in email marketing, I can tell you that subject lines are extremely important, whether an email is coming from a brand or from a person you don’t know.
- Reference Something Specific.
- Ask for What You Want (Nicely)
- Keep it Short and Sweet.
- Say Thank You.