There is not one answer fits all to this commonly asked question.
Every mentor will use different techniques, have a unique teaching style and will specialise in a variety of areas. The one thing that all mentors have in common is the desired outcome to help you reach your goals!
Here are some stats that will give you a better understanding on what mentors do for people like you!
87% of mentors and mentees feel empowered by their mentoring relationships and have developed greater confidence. [Source]
67% of businesses reported an increase in productivity due to mentoring. [Source]