What's my mentoring style?

Explore the different mentoring styles.

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πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Educator

  • Teach and inform on concepts, ideas, and more.

  • Help explain and clarify material.

  • Share knowledge and experiences.

πŸ“£ Encourager

  • Provide encouragement.

  • Remind them of their progress, accomplishments

  • Fuel their potential to keep doing great work.

πŸ‘Ύ Challenger

  • In the mentee's best interest, push back on limiting beliefs (for the better).

  • Provide alternatives to also consider.

  • Ask questions that evoke reflection and action.

"Challenger" style requires extra care. It requires extra thoughtfulness, care, empathy, and more. You have to be mindful of your delivery, tone, phrasing and how it is received. Further details coming soon. In the meantime, please reach out with any questions.

πŸ’‘ Ideator

  • Collaborate with mentee to create big ideas together.

  • Brainstorm actionable steps to realize ideas.

πŸ‘‚ Listener

  • Actively listen.

  • Instead of providing answers and guidance, be there for mentee by listening to them.

  • Radiate solidarity and acknowledge that they are being heard.

πŸ” Finder

  • Help mentee find resources and people. You may not know the answer, but you're happy to help discover existing resources that can provide insights.

🀝 Connector

  • Share resources such as articles, books, media, events, and programs.

  • Introduce people to one another

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