We have crafted my failure stories into business lessons for the budding entrepreneur, as well as life lessons for the average person. I suppose I never thought of using my failures to help others. But in the past seven years, I have found myself mentoring business-minded people, both young and old. Some, actually many, are seeking career changes. Others are trying to understand how to be successful. These meetings helped me learn that I had something in my history that might have value to someone else. My passion for taking apart radios as a child turned out to be a transferable skill that parlayed not only into a career but also helped me in my role as a mentor..