3 ways to attract a millionaire mentorMunira Rangwala
Is becoming a millionaire on your bucket list? If so, you're reading just the right article. Every budding entrepreneur who's looking to build a successful business needs a mentor. In order to find someone who's already hit the bull's eye in the business world, you need to network in the right places. If you have a millionaire mentor, you're already at an advantage. But how do you get one? The easiest answer to that question is to hang out with successful people who will accelerate your personal and professional growth. Millionaires constantly get hit up by people who want their time and money but have nothing to offer in return. If you want a millionaire to support you, you need to first and foremost prove your worth to him/her. Here are three ways in which you can land yourself a millionaire mentor.
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Conduct a one-on-one interview with them
Most millionaires love to talk about themselves and their achievements. If you want a millionaire mentor, get them to talk to you. Make a list of your top five ideal millionaire mentors and send them an email stating that you'd like to interview them. For example, if you run a podcast or a blog, tell them that you require not more than 10 minutes of their time to conduct an interview. If you're lucky, they'll grant you your wish and if you're luckier, they'll promote the interview on their social handles as well. Use this interview as a base to strike further conversation.
Send them a present
Most millionaires have countless people lining up at their doorstep in the hope of getting some money or freebies. If you want a millionaire mentor, you need to do just the opposite. Start by researching what kind of booze they prefer or which their favourite watch brand is. Once you have the information, send them a bottle of their preferred brand of whiskey with a personalised note that says how much you admire their work. Be sure not to ask for anything in return through that gesture. Once you've caught their attention, send them a mail stating how much you'd like to meet them in person.
Buy their attention
Every millionaire has a pet project they are extremely fond of. Whether it is charity work or a small business on the side, find out what their pet project is and lend your time, efforts, and money to it. This is not an easy approach and the end results might take some time to show. However, doing this has a lot of benefits in the long run. Amongst all the people who are vying for the millionaire's attention for free, you'll stand out from the crowd because you'll have something of significance to offer in return.
Once you're on their radar, take them out for lunch to a place they are frequently known to visit. The idea is to add value to their life until they are convinced that they want to help you out in return.