Giving advice

“Always conduct thorough research before diving into any venture,” he stated firmly.

“Thorough research, got it,” the mentee repeated.

“Keep your personal and business finances separate to avoid disaster,” he continued.

“Separate finances, understood,” the mentee echoed.

“Networking is key. It’s not just what you know, but who you know. Be memorable,” he advised with confidence.

“Networking, be memorable,” the mentee affirmed, committing it to paper.

“And always be prepared for the unexpected. Flexibility is crucial,” he concluded.

“Prepare for the unexpected,” the mentee noted, looking up in admiration.

“I want to be just like you,” the mentee said with determination.

He leaned back, a smirk crossing his face. “Yea, but, I never listened to any bullshit advice. Just made my own damn way.”