We often default to negative thinking. “What’s wrong?” “How can we fix this problem?” Stop thinking in terms of deficit, and instead focus on discovery, dream, and design.
Think for a moment about your experience in facilitating someone else’s learning. Did it go well? Were there some things you could have done better? Chances are if you are like most mentors, you could become even more adept at facilitation. Help is on the way: (more…)
Knowing the right type of questions to ask and how to ask it, is an important mentoring skill. It facilitates deeper learning and engages the mentee as an active learner. (more…)
Good mentors invite, empower, and inspire their mentee to step boldly into the future. In describing how her mentor accomplished this, one mentee said, “. . . seeing you move always to higher ground… gives me a vision of my future.” (more…)
1. Spend sufficient time getting to know your mentoring partner. (more…)