In the 1998 Korn/Ferry International study, Diversity in the Executive Suite: Successful Career Paths and Strategies, 71% of the executives surveyed had informal mentors
and 22% had formal mentors
Nurturing a network of potential mentors
now can pay off significantly when the next inevitable crisis, challenge, or test emerges at your institution or in your career.
But in addition to the leadership development program, informal mentoring programs have popped up at several Moss Adams offices, matching young staff with a mentor
who supplements the protege's performance coach.
Through the mentoring process mentors
were allowed to reflect on their practice, examine it, and then reevaluate the ideals, guiding principles, theories, and objectives attached to their personal philosophy of teaching and learning.
Child development: One on one mentors
help girls leap from teenager to mother.
In some cases, mentors
, youth and program managers may need guidance on how to facilitate the inclusion of youth with disabilities.
Specifically, visualization techniques can assist the students' transition toward realizing possible selves; students envision themselves in future scenarios, and mentors
help through discussion and feedback (Fletcher, 2000).
The pilot scheme would involve using the external consultant both to support mentors
and to supervise their accreditation for a City and Guilds short award in mentoring.
A few more UG's reported a sense of intimidation of having the G mentors
in the class with them than the other way around.
At Heathwood, mentors
interview prospective new staff, work with new hires during their "work days" and prior to clinical and written exams, and attend quarterly mentoring meetings to discuss recruitment and training issues.
There are two reasons why mentoring isn't foolproof-- the mentor
and the protege.
benefit from their relationship with their proteges, as well.