What you do reflects your values
It takes a village to succeed and there's no such thing as a 'self-made' individual; it all bubbles down to the collective involvement of peers, mentors, and personal grit to get to where everyone is in life.
Current ways I mentor - GenHeration, Polygence, Guest Lecturing at Universities, and plain old just email answering ( hello to all you internet people :D ).
Working through projects is a great way to prevent stagnation. Writing out these new ideas and lessons from projects and research reinforces this learning cycle for myself and others.
Check out my web-of-words for more.
Startups are constantly changing endeavors in the climate of today. Entrepreneurs rely on each other to navigate the always interesting times.
Along with the help from others, I currently advise two stealth startups and invest in computer graphics (gpu, vr, engine, ...), climate-tech, health-tech, and novel opportunities.