A common saying is that “trust takes a long time to build, but seconds to break". Building trust with a protégé is key to relationship. In this video, you will find four steps to build a foundation of trust between you and your protégé.
- If I had to choose one quality…that I've learned from research…that makes or breaks a mentoring relationship,…trust wins the prize.…In my research,…I found that trust is about loyalty,…it is about being vulnerable…by sharing what is sacred, secret,…and potentially damaging.…In the words of my interviewee,…the former U.S. Treasurer Rosario Marin,…you can always tell how much another person…trusts you by the amount of damage…you can inflict on them.…
You see this at the White House,…in the sense that the people who…can damage you the most are very close to you.…But how do you actually develop…the crucial quality of trust…in a mentoring relationship.…In this video, we will discuss…how you can develop and maintain trust…with your protegee through the three Ds,…dialogue, diagnosis, and delivering on promises.…The first D is dialogue.…Have the conversation about trust…with your protegee.…
Dialogue about what trust is,…and what it means to each of you.…Ask questions of your protegee,…and share your own experiences.…Be prepared to role model vulnerability…
She also offers guidance on building trust and chemistry, providing feedback, and helping your protégé make critical career and work decisions and become resilient in the face of challenges. She also helps you address common obstacles, including a protégé that fails to meet expectations or violates trust, and explains how to gracefully exit the relationship.
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- Building a relationship with your protégé
- Talking and listening with impact
- Giving feedback
- Developing trust
- Setting goals
- Developing your protégé's skills
- Managing mentoring relationships
- Overcoming common obstacles
- How to make time for mentoring