Noun: An adviser.
Verb: To advise or train (someone)
That may be Webster's definition of a mentor but, we all know it's really much, much more than that. We've all had people in our life, that at one time or another made us believe in ourselves, that pushed or encouraged us to try things we really didn't think we could do.
We've had people that just loved us for who we were at a time when we really need to be sure of that.
- They could have been a Teacher that really made us think or relative that believed in us when we weren't sure we believed in ourselves.
- A counselor that have us direction when we had none.
Now that we've made some success in our lives, whatever we define that to be, shouldn't we turn back to the mentor and thank them for all their support.
We, of course, speak with them and let them know personally how much we appreciate their support. You could send them a letter or thank you note. Or you could so something wonderful with that article on you, your company, or organization that will always we hanging on there wall or remind them how much you value them.
I'll give all the details on how to make that article a treasured gift for someone to can never thank enough and I'll tell you about someone that helped me that I never got a chance to thank at all.