Most of us didn't have parents who were mentors for us. Much of the time we grew up emulating their attitudes and behaviors, which may not have set us on the right course, in terms of building professional success and nourishing interpersonal relationships.
If you find or meet someone older and wiser in this lifetime, who consistently appears to have the ability to guide you and help expand your consciousness and positively impact your existence, pay attention, learn more and be grateful.
You have not happened on this individual by chance. They were deliberately placed in your path to help you better navigate your life's journey. This goes for books or videos that may have enlightened you, as well.