I’m going to focus on their role.
Is this not happening around us at all times in various ways?
Parent to child. Senior executive to new trainee. Master coach to less experienced coach. Veteran to rookie. Older sister to younger sister.
We all must realize as we become more experienced and developed in ANY area, that there will always be those who are wanting to follow in our footsteps, and learn from our mistakes.
One day, they too will be in position to be the Sherpa.