Mentors, Avatars and Ancestors for Creatives

Chakka gives advice on how to ask for mentorship the right way, calling on support from the ancestors and picking avatars to guide your career and creative process.


Main Points: 

  • Mentors and how to get one: Approach with something to offer

  • Avatar: Who has a career similar to yours, and why Nelson George is Chakka's creative avatar 

  • Ancestors: One way to make sense of all of the talented people we've lost in 2016 so far

  • Why Prince is Chakka's latest creative ancestor

  • Maria Popova's Brain Pickings blog is a great resource for gaining insight on the lives of creative greats