How To Be An Effective Mentor


Here are some great tips for how to be an effective mentor, from the new book, 50 Plus!, by Robert L. Dilenschneider.

  • Don't be authoritarian.
  • Have something to say, and keep it short. It's best to think in terms of headlines when you're mentoring somebody. Let them come to you for the details.
  • Be informal.
  • Do not give orders.
  • Don't take slights personally.
  • Tell stories.
  • Always use humor.
  • Be lavish with praise. Give people full credit for every contribution they  make, however minor. It's the best way to keep the discussion alive.
  • Despite repeated opportunities, never say, "I told you so."
  • Set boundaries. No matter how generous your intentions or how great the need, there's only so much you can do.




Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Sample Of Solid Business Guiding Principles

Experts Offer Advice For How To Lead During 2021

Effective Listening: Do's And Dont's

6 Ways To Seek Feedback To Improve Your Performance In The Workplace

How To Be A Modern Day Legacy Builder

Leadership During COVID-19

Good Sample Business Principles

How To Be A Healthy Leader

High-Performing Teams Have These 10 Characteristics

New Year's Resolutions For Leaders And Managers