I Hate Mentors And Think They’re A Useless Waste Of Time — Here’s Why

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I wrote a controversial tweet yesterday.

I said that I hate the idea of mentors and don’t understand why we need them in today’s day and age.

To give you some perspective, there’s 30,000 hours of video uploaded to Youtube EVERY HOUR.




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