Communicate frequently and keep your mentor or mentee up to date with important events. Inform your mentoring partner of any important changes that could impact the relationship.
Effective MentoringRead More
While the act of mentoring has a long-standing reputation for helping and nurturing the growth of individuals, it is inevitable that some mentors will be more effective than others. Moreover, although effective mentoring characteristics are generally based on the needs of the mentor or mentee, there exists some good "universal" mentoring characteristics, which are applicable in almost all situations.
Assess Your Own Mentoring Skills
Assess your own mentoring skills. Think about previous individuals who guided you along your path, and try to remember what worked, and what didn’t. Figure out what you know about mentoring, and what you still need to work on.
March 2014; Volume 1, Issue 1
Mentoring Institute News, 2014 Mentoring Conference Overview, Books by Conference Speakers, and more...