We are so lucky that all the mentors are volunteers and we introduced them to some tools we use, called “The Big Five”. Its basically five tools which is important as a mentor, active listening – effective questions – feedback – accountability – recognition.
Its always so funny when we are doing the first excercise, […]
First they work with “Where are you”? with strength, weaknesses and values. And then they go into “Where do you want to go”? and here they will dream and work with SMART-goals.
And in the end “What do you need to get there”?
The participants are ready for their first training in Mentor-LELO mentoring […]
Our first gathering in Stavanger was to recruit refugees and mentors for Mentor-LELO´s first mentoring program in Stavanger. We have offices in the innovation park and we where 22 people interested. at this first gathering the main focus is to get to known the people, the people should have a positive attitude too us and […]
For a long time now me and my partner have been working with a new business idea. We would like to start a mentoring company which is making mentoring programs to refugees to Norway. We want to help them into the Norwegian society and building a strong network here and maybe also getting jobs.
A changing […]
Mentoring is arguably one of the most powerful and cost-effective ways of helping people expand and achieve their aspirations. There is also strong evidence that it is a very effective means to retaining talent in organisations, and to create and sustain desired corporate culture. It also offers one of the highest returns on investment […]
This first EMCC International Mentoring Conference brings together a wide range of expertise from multiple sectors and across countries. Its aim is to showcase good practice, along with emerging themes and applications, with a view to making mentoring programmes and relationships even more impactful. The conference will also be a great place to explore […]
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 […]
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.
You might suspect that mentoring works. It’s common sense, right? But, did you know that there is research to prove that quality mentoring can help young people stay in school and avoid substance use and delinquency? That formal youth mentoring programs can promote positive outcomes, such as improved self-esteem, social skills and career […]
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