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While mentoring is an established way to improve workplace and academic skills, not all mentoring relationships are equally successful. In a Wall Street Journal Article, Dawn E. Chandler, Dr. Lillian Eby (a keynote speaker at the 2013 Mentoring Conference) and Stacy E. McManus, point out some common issues with mentoring relationships.
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.