What is a Mentor?

What is mentoring and what will having a mentor achieve?
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Mentoring is essentially about helping people to develop more effectively. It is a relationship designed to build confidence and support the mentee so they are able to take control of their own development and create a better work life balance.
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People need guidance in the form of Mentoring when they need to resolve confusion, allay self-doubt, make decisions, and pave the path towards the realisation of their dreams and goals.
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People who have chosen private mentoring have noticed positive shifts in many areas of their lives.
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The role of a mentor will cover at least some of the following:
• Listening to the mentee
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• Ask questions to help develop your’s and the mentee’s understanding of a situation or problem.
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• Provide information and knowledge and share informal networks
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• Provide advice on personal development
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• Offer different perspectives
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• Provide support and encouragement
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• Provide an insight into your work life balance
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• Be a sounding board
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• Be a critical friend
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• Encourage self reflection
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• Help mentees identify areas for development
These are just some of the benefits of 1-1 mentoring.
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You’ll gain increased levels of self-worth.
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You’ll learn to take better control of yourself and your career.
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You’ll be able improve your interpersonal relationship skills.
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You’ll find your confidence levels increase.
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You’ll gain a deeper understanding and awareness of emotions and feelings.
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You’ll develop deeper self awareness abilities.
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You’ll be able to analyse your current lives and understand why you are feeling unmotivated or stuck.
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You’ll see things in such a way you may not have been able to understand or see before.
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You’ll explore the meaning of foundational values, and the effect of limiting beliefs in your life.
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You’ll gain an understanding of stress, depression and anxiety and become happier/more productive in your work environment.
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You’ll be able to achieve a better work life balance, without suffering from burnout or exhaustion.
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You’ll be able to replace wishful thinking with powerful, result-orientated action.
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As a mentor I use my experience and knowledge in a facilitative manner to support the development of the mentee. However, the responsibility for making things happen and putting plans into action lies primarily with the mentee – not with the mentor.
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Who is Mentoring for?
Mentoring is for anybody wishing to develop more effectively and quicker than doing it on their own.

 

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