Unfortunately we had to say no to three applications because of few mentors. But we are starting today with mentee training, giving them some tools in personal development. And of course we need to take some time explaining how they can best “use” their mentor. All that we are doing while the university arrange their […]
Today I sit and read all the applications to this years mentoring program at the university in Stavanger, and they all impress me for their motivation. Not only for joining this program, but overall both education and their work experience. A lot of them are raised in one country, education in two different countries and […]
I am on my way to see this years mentoring program for the last time. This years program have been a bit different because it didn’t follow the university’s schedule. Next years program will follow the universities schedule, it will be more easy for us.
But the program was as good as the earlier years.
We live in an immediate gratification kind of society and why should the idea of being successful be any different?
There are people who really do have a spark. They get a great idea and decide to go for it. But they ultimately fail, only because they do not stick with it long enough for […]
Shonda Rhimes (https://no.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shonda_Rhimes And http://wifey.tv/video/shonda-rhimes-dreams-are-for-losers/ ) hold this speech for the Dartmouth University grads and for me this is a strange thing to say. Yes I can agree if dream is all you do, but if you then put a plan to it… She also says that while you are busy dreaming […]
Sometimes you realise that someone else is in charge of your mentee, it can be your boss, wife/husband, friends or family.
When you confront your mentee you have two different possibilities: He or she admits it or they don´t. In either way you as a mentor has a problem.
The best way is to […]
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