I love the idea of reflective journaling, but I always feel too busy and never sure about how to start. Studies show that leaders who regularly reflect on their journey are better leaders. This article contains links to get you contemplating, and reflecting on your journey. Not only in this mentoring program but in all areas of your life.
You are a manager with the skills to excel in your workplace. This program is about you, your goals, and communicating with your mentor about the challenges you are having with those around you. But what does being accountable actually mean?
Though we often view mentors as a source of all knowledge and wisdom, they can help us to believe in ourselves, realise our potential and take action. entors play different roles to genuinely and sincerely assist us on our journey. It's a bold step to mentor someone, so whats in it for them?
Every day we make a choice to create mentoring moments with our staff, colleagues, and managers. Mentoring isn’t a daunting process. It isn’t a HUGE commitment. It about taking the time to democratise information our leaders have stored away, turning these connections into something incredibly meaningful.
The responsibilities of being a mentee will change with each relationship. That is why it is so important to discuss expectations and revisit these on a regular basis - especially when you feel something has shifted or changed.