Don’t Be Afraid to Ask!

Mentees, especially those new to mentoring, often think that it is presumptuous to ask their mentors for what they need. Sometimes it is the fear of intimidation; the mentor’s position and power in the organization that gets in the way. And sometimes, it is sheer gratitude and respect for a mentee’s time and attention that precludes a mentee from asking for what she needs. (more…)