In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here’s our mentoring ten top list for the month of February.
#10 Revisit, refine and recommit to your development goals.
#9 Check in with your mentoring partner to evaluate progress.
#8 Pay attention to both what is said and what is not said.
#7 Balance care and compassion when giving hard feedback.
#6 Keep an open mind when receiving feedback.
#5 Challenge your mentee with a stretch project or assignment.
#4 Explore areas of diversity and difference.
#3 Listen twice as much as you speak.
#2 Ask probing questions rather than giving answers.
#1 Get out of your comfort zone and try something new.