A Useful Guide to Mentoring

Author: Charlotte Mannion
ISBN: 978-1-906460-20-4

Overview

Many of us have had mentors throughout our careers and lives although those relationships may not always have been formalised.

You may have experienced the benefits of being supported by a talented, generous person in your career and now you want to help someone else achieve success.

This Useful Guide is suitable for you if you are considering taking on a mentor role or looking for a mentor.

What the Useful Guide includes:

  • the role of the mentor and the benefits of mentoring and coaching
  • finding your natural mentoring style and the key qualities needed
  • effective questions to use in the mentoring environment
  • active listening - what it is and how to do it effectively including a self assessment exercise and audit
  • a learning styles questionnaire to help you understand how your mentee learns so you can tailor your mentoring accordingly
  • a Mentoring Competence Self Assessment questionnaire
  • the essential steps in becoming a mentee, finding the right mentor for you and working effectively with him/her to deliver your objectives.


  • Upon completion you will be able to:

  • perform the mentor role effectively to add significant value to your mentee
  • gain enormous satisfaction from being a great mentor
  • set up, if required, an appropriate mentor/mentee contract
  • ask appropriate questions and allow your mentee to feel that you are really listening
  • provide significantly more support and value to your mentee
  • know how to identify and find the kind of mentor you need

  • Feedback

  • 5/5 - 'I like the self-assessment sections and definition of mentor.'

  • About the Author

    Charlotte Mannion designs and delivers workshops with the emphasis on 'learning by doing'. She uses accelerated learning techniques to ensure all her small group activities are memorable and fun.

    Charlotte has also written:

  • Mentoring Essentials
  • A Useful Guide to Public Speaking
  • A Useful Guide to Report Writing
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