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Everyone knows the benefits of having a mentor in the organization. Mentoring brings high visibility, good possibility of future development along with education and support.  And an amazing 83% of people interviewed say they would like to devote time to mentoring others. Yet, less than 4% actually do so - usually because of either:

  • A lack of understanding of what is involved, or
  • Time pressure

This program will help you to overcome these two main issues and help you to learn what you need to know about what it takes to be a mentor and to be mentored.So

  • If you want to be a mentor,
  • If you need to be mentored, or
  • If you'd like to know what's involved in mentoring, then this program will help you


When you finish these sessions you'll know:

What mentoring is, and how it differs from managing, supervising and coaching
What a mentor actually does, does not do in a mentoring relationship
Exactly how the mentoring process works - the where, what, how and when
What you can and cannot expect
How to know if you are making progress, and what to do about it if you're not
How to avoid the most common challenges in mentoring
How you can constantly improve as a mentor



 So, What Is Mentoring Anyway...?

What Is The History And Background Of Mentoring

What Are Developments In Mentoring In Recent Years

What Are The Vital Differences Between Mentoring, Coaching, Managing And Supervising

What Is The Difference Between Formal And Informal Mentoring

What Are The Most Common Mentoring Models Explained


What Does A Mentor Do...?

What Are The Responsibilities And Expectations Of A Mentor

How Do You Clarify Your Goals As A Mentor

How Do You Understand Organizational Goals

How Do You Set And Meet Your Participant's Goals

What Are The Differences Between Being A Friend, Role-Model, Sponsor And Mentor


How Does The Mentoring Process Work, Exactly...?

What Are The Essential of A Successful Mentoring Relationship

What Are The Different Aims And Objectives Of Each Step

Developing And Implementing Your Mentoring Action Plan

What Are The Timelines Involved In Achieving Mentoring Goals

What Are The Mechanics Of The Mentoring Relationship:
Where, When, How And For How Long?


 What Can I Expect From MyMentor, My Participant...?

 What Is The Importance Of Recording Your Mentoring Activities

Getting And Assessing Feedback

What Are Valid And Invalid Sources Of Feedback

Obtaining Feedback Without Breaching Confidentiality

Assessing And Utilizing Feedback -How To Encourage Response To Mentoring Challenges

What Is Not Reasonable To Expect

How to Deal With 'Road Blocks' In The Mentoring Relationship


How Can I Tell How We're Doing...?

How to Set Goals That Work For All Parties

How to Deal With 'Road Blocks' In The Mentoring Relationship

What Is The Importance of Asking Questions That Count

How Do You Know When to Be Patient, and When To Be Impatient

What You Do Not Want From a Mentor

Monitoring the Progress of Your Mentoring Relationship

 How To Avoid The Most Common Challenges In Mentoring...

The Crisis What Are The Ways In Which Mentoring Relationships Can Get Off Target

Which Issues Are Fatal To A Mentoring Relationship, And What To Do About It

How To Anticipate And Deal With Each Circumstance

Which Issues Are Fixable, And How To Fix Them

When And How Do You Enlist The Help Of Others  

Monitoring the Progress of Your Mentoring Relationship

How to Ensure the Benefits Of Mentoring