Engagement with people in process can lead into fog, quicksand, smoke and other urgencies and uncertainties. Assuming that mentors are made, not born, what do you recommend as preparation and/or response for staying mobile, agile and on course during engagements?  Do you have an explicit concept of the human being that you find helpful, important and/or ethically necessary?  Please identify types you mentor (newer professionals, owners of houses/other buildings....).

Among other possibilities, answers will inform the 1000 Home Challenge group on this site.

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There is no compass whatsoever?  Compasses exist, but are trade secrets?

Someone, say something!

Why is mentors part of the name of this group?

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