That first step really can be the hardest part.

You know that having a mentor would be valuable for your career, and you have someone in mind who you think would be the perfect guide and confidante, but going from just thinking about it to actually making it happen can feel like a huge leap. How do you develop the relationship in a natural way, without seeming creepy or awkward? How do mentors decide who they want to spend their time helping?

We talked to three successful Comcast executives to hear their answers to these questions and more and compiled the most important advice into the video below. In just one minute, you’ll be ready to kick start your relationships—the smart way.

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