The Importance of Mentorship: Building the Mentoring Relationship (Part IV)

Previously discussed topics were the importance of mentoring and leadership, as well as the roles of a mentor and roles of a mentee. This post will dive into what is required to build the mentoring relationship. I’m going to take a different approach this time; instead of writing a bunch of paragraphs, I am going … Continue reading The Importance of Mentorship: Building the Mentoring Relationship (Part IV)

The Importance of Mentoring: The Many Roles of the Mentor (Part II)

Previously discussed was the importance of mentoring, as well as how mentoring and leadership are intertwined. This post will cover the many roles of the mentor. I have been fortunate to be on the receiving end of more than one great mentor and have served as a formal and informal mentor to others. The long-term … Continue reading The Importance of Mentoring: The Many Roles of the Mentor (Part II)

The Importance of Mentorship: Interlacing Leadership and Mentoring (Part I)

Today’s young employees are tomorrow’s future leaders. As a leader, there is an obligation to help the future by training and mentoring tomorrow’s leader. The benefits of mentorship are well known: those less experienced receive feedback, insight, and support from someone more experienced. The mentor acts as a guide who can offer impartial support and … Continue reading The Importance of Mentorship: Interlacing Leadership and Mentoring (Part I)