Exploring the different kinds of mentors there are... We either do these things for others or we seek them for ourselves.
Continuing with "P":
Parchment-or: Shows you how to wear your brand like ink on your skin
Pavement-or: Builds a road with you to wherever you're going
Payment-or: Demonstrates how to barter and exchange with value
Pigment-or: Helps you discern shades other than black or white
Postponement-or: Stops you from leaping before looking
Preferment-or: Offers you the next promotion or big project
Presentiment-or: Someone whose response is always "tried that..didn't work..won't work now"
Puzzlement-or: A great partner for solving riddles and finding ways out of dead ends
Quiet Enjoyment-or: (thx Anne!) Can sit in silence and relax while you both think
Quibblement-or: Argues every nuance with you