We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give - Winston Churchill.
Few things in the life are more powerful than a positive push, A smile, A word of encouragement and Hope. A 'you can do it' when things are tough kind of attitude.
A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself - Oprah Winfrey.
He or she is person who leaves a living legacy behind in the form of people who have benefitted from his/her life’s experiences. They guide, motivate, inspire and support - enabling the mentee to achieve their life's goals and aspirations and help a mentee reach their full potential. Each one of us has a life that is a unique tapestry and within the threads of that tapestry are life experiences waiting to be shared. You should however have a genuine interest in sharing your life experience and expertise in a mentor/mentee relationship.
If you enjoy sharing your knowledge and expertise with others, being a mentor can be a powerful experience that produces great benefits for both the mentor and Mentee, tangible and intangible. Being a mentor affords you the opportunity to give of yourself in a unique relationship that may benefit you in many unexpected ways:
Learn Something New: A mentor/mentee relationship adds value to both parties. You will learn from your mentee. They may have skills and knowledge that you don't possess. The mentor/mentee relationship may stir your creativity and give a fresh perspective on your own career.
Personal Satisfaction: Being a mentor provides a level of personal satisfaction that is priceless. It affords you the privilege of giving back or just giving of yourself for no reason at all.
Mentoring is a powerful personal and career development tool that can enable the mentee to achieve or exceed their life's goals and aspirations. The role of a mentor is multi-faceted, may be formal or informal. A mentor can be a role model, coach, sounding board, voice of reason, emotional support, counsellor, and a trusted resource. What does a mentor do? Depending upon the mentee's needs a mentor Provides guidance and advice, Offers encouragement, Is genuinely interested in the mentees questions and concerns, discusses goal setting, advises on professional development, identifies resources, helps to develop leadership skills and may introduce to new contacts.
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