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Mentors Can Sometimes Be Rotten Apples

By: Jef Welch

Mentors Can Sometimes Be Rotten Apples

“One rotten apple spoils the whole barrel” is a saying that has been used to depict the negative influence of one individual powerful enough to corrupt a group of individuals. This saying is a truism used for centuries so I suppose it’s appropriate for me to use this phrase to illustrate a point.

First of all let’s make one thing very clear……..there are rotten apples in practically every profession on the planet. We have seen this is car dealers, bankers, contractors, venture capitalists, and even ministers. It’s everywhere…….even in Network Marketing. So what is the answer? It’s simple so keep reading and don’t stop till you have read my entire blog.