Jeff Saperstein interviews Jim Spohrer, Director of Cognitive OpenTech at IBM.
Jeff and Jim discuss the importance of mentoring and being mentored. Jim and Jeff discuss The Interconnected Individual (4:55) and the book’s optimistic outlook on the future, what mentoring looks like in a corporate setting at IBM and how to find a mentor (7:40), the characteristics of good mentors and how to prepare for mentorship (11:05), the characteristics of a good mentee and what to expect (15:00), and the different ways in which mentorship can benefit you (18:05).
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