Our last memo provoked many questions about mentoring and why we think it’s important for people and organisations. Look around: very often, you find mentoring for leadership, personal development or for speaking. What you don’t find is mentoring for managing your business processes. The result of this gap: lower performance and more frustration within organisations. Read more about our suggestion how to tackle this issue.
So, what to expect from a good mentoring? We think these three characteristics – published at the Harvard Business Review – are really important.
- … tells you things you may not want to hear but leaves you feeling you have been heard
- … interacts with you in a way that makes you want to become better
- … makes you feel secure enough to take risks and seize opportunities
What makes mentoring valuable for you? Post your comment below.
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