Mentorship is not one of the most discussed topic among entrepreneurial circuit in India.
While there are several reasons (where are the ‘been there/done that entrepreneurs in India?), the reality of the situation is lack of trust entrepreneurs have on their mentor (with the exception of few).
As they say “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear”, here is a piece of insight from RedBus founder, Phanindra Sama.
Phani, at UnPluggd made a very candid/honest statement ‘we are whatever we are today, because of our mentors’. I don’t know too many people who have the guts to share even a fraction of their success with others.
Watch his talk.