From the image above...
Listen - responsive listening (two ears, one mouth)
to each other = mentor and mentee
to the words/watch the actions
each person seeks/confirms
from the Connection - the relationship forming the mentoring arrangement
Look at #4 in the next post
- Clarify your purpose of/your reason for the mentoring arrangement from the outset
- Investigate together what each person seeks to learn, starting with the mentee
- Listen to each other’s words and watch each other’s actions to clarify what each person seeks/confirms from the connection
- Strengthen your trust in the mentoring relationship from start to finish
- Know trust is shared in a relationship where mutual recognition thrives
- Grow the mentoring relationship from the perspective of know thyself
- Convey delight in supporting each other’s mindset development via prove the success and improve the growth
- Celebrate the willingness to expand the concepts and improve the practices of your expertise
- Appreciate the time and effort necessary to ensure an extraordinary mentoring arrangement
- Utilize problem inquiry and appreciative inquiry to guide your conversations
- Remain open to the decision-making process instead of narrowing to an impulsive response
- Explore the various angles of suggested responses in favor of co-creating wise practices
- Interpret the requirements and requests each of you has during your time together
- Recognize truthfulness develops from access to adequate or total information that both parties can use to assist each other
- Formulate inquiries of each other in action-based statements that allow for measurement
- Organize the boundary of your topic dialogue
- Prioritize the issues open for review and reinvention without initial direction
- Frame the informal and incidental learning activities thought useful to stimulate experience-based learning
- Outline your realistic outcomes
- Establish intentions for the conversation and ensuing results
- Share stories and directives that lead to crafting goals to guide the mentoring arrangement
- Collaborate in the fulfillment of each other’s commitments
- Demonstrate assertiveness and cooperation in all interactions
- Keep promises to improve, focus, and strengthen the mentoring arrangement during and in-between meetings
- Navigate experiences through learning for action
- Customize experiences to highlight the learning objective
- Customize activities to formulate the mentee’s questions and the mentor’s answers
- Determine which actions are appropriate to move learning forward, according to the joint decisions
- Model honesty and fairness in nurturing a caring relationship
- Communicate ways that foster conversations
- Encourage diversity without judgment
- Further what each person brings to the mentoring arrangement
- Commit to self-concept awareness while engaged with another
Over the weeks that follow, I'll add some thoughts to each action_outcome statement ...
And I would enjoy your thoughts as well ... Your edits (add, alter, delete) are appreciated.
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