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.
People I talk to are always anxious for their first meeting with their new mentor. Here is a «check list» that you can use:
Expectations for Mentoring Work Experience Views on Leadership Personal qualities and skills Interests What you need to learn and develop What you want help What you […]
Tweet 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 […]
I strongly believe in the power of mentoring in developing leaders. During my years with mentoring I have found that there are things you can, as a mentee, can do to get the most out of the mentoring sessions.
I have developed a MENTOR-model:
M – meet
One mentor can help you, but maybee you should try more mentors who can broaden your perspective and grant access to new opportunities. Building your mentoring network by personal relationship and recommendations.
Identify the people you need help from to be successful in your current job and everyone who […]
Here are some tip from the Danish coach Sofia Manning (Sadly this is only in Danish: http://www.sofiamanning.com/).
When in doubt about anything, ask yourself: What is it about? What am I to doubt? How does it feel to be in doubt? What is doubt positive intention? How will the doubt help me?
Ask then: What is the opposite of doubt for me? (eg trust) What do I trust? How does it feel to be trusted? What is confidence, positive intention? How will you trust to help me?
Then ask the warmest place in you […]
When asked what has been the biggest secret behind any success the answer many times is: a system for designing, following through and achieving big goals.
Darren Hardy have been writing about every step in this program, and now in the middle of december it is time again. PLAN YOUR […]
There are certain things you dream of doing – asking your boss for a raise or promotion, finding a new job, getting up on stage to sing or perform a comedy routine, or writing a novel or book […]
When having a running program it is important to have contact with all the participants. And especially in the start of a program. A short phone call or maybe an email to both the mentee and the mentor, just to get information about the first mentee/mentor meeting and the […]
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