OctopOSS Mentoring

I am not a teacher, but an awakener.”
Robert Frost

In recent years there has been a proliferation of professional mentoring in many fields of business.

I just did a Google search and didn’t find a single OSS mentor. A keyword search showed that nobody was looking for one either. It seems there is no demand, hence no supply.

If Tiger Woods perceived the need for a golf coach at the height of his powers, then should more OSS practitioners seek out mentors to extend the OctopOSS knowledge pool?
Do OSS practitioners have better alternative ways of learning?
Are we waiting too late to provide OSS training?

Is the management training graph shown here mimicked in OSS? Do we get training long after we’ve started wrangling the OctopOSS or not at all?
When do managers get leadership training?

Who are your OSS mentors?

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