There will be times as a mentor when your protégé looks to you for an answer they need to solve. This video will help you help your protégé make their own decisions.
- Sometimes proteges approach mentors…like a magic eight ball.…It is so tempting, as a mentor,…to try and magically have all the answers…to proteges' questions.…By way of example, I'm gonna share how to guide…your protege through a discernment process…so they can make great decisions on their own.…Recently, a protege came to me for help…in making big decisions.…She told me she was having major problems with her boss…and was unhappy in her marriage.…
She said she wanted to quit her job, get a divorce,…and take her kids and move overseas to be with her family.…When my protege presented all this to me…she asked me point blank, what should I do?…Here's the Three-Step Discernment Approach…I shared with her.…The first step is to pause.…The primary rule of good discernment is to avoid…making any decisions when you are in a place of desolation,…like a state of panic or extreme emotion.…So, first, I suggested that she pause just for today…before any decisions were made.…
The second step is to be indifferent to the decision.…
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