GSM September Monthly Team Meeting  <ul><li>AGENDA </li></ul><ul><li>Intro - Carmen O'Shea – 15min </li></ul><ul><li>Marke...
Mentoring GSM Team Malin Liden, Richard Strattner September 22, 2009
<ul><li>Refresh of Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Role Play </li></ul><ul><li>GSM Case Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Call to acti...
Ingredients for Success <ul><li>Mutual Respect and Responsibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Share accountability for making th...
Make the most out of the relationship Good Topics to Discuss with Your Mentor <ul><li>Career goals  </li></ul><ul><li>Skil...
Being a Great Mentor Becoming a great mentor is more than simply talking about yourself or telling a person what to do.  T...
Helpful Suggestions for Mentees Please consider the following as you engage in the mentoring relationship:  <ul><li>Are yo...
Eileen Butler <ul><ul><li>Why I chose to a have mentor? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Experienced benefits of mentoring r...
Vance Faulks <ul><ul><li>Why I chose to a have mentor? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Experienced benefits of mentoring re...
Call to action <ul><ul><li>If you don‘t have a mentor, get one immediately </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your manager can...
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Sep 2009 GSM Virtual Team Meeting

  1. 1. GSM September Monthly Team Meeting <ul><li>AGENDA </li></ul><ul><li>Intro - Carmen O'Shea – 15min </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing 101 review – Deb Stambaugh – 15min </li></ul><ul><li>Speaker: Jan Grasshoff, Global Head of Service Portfolio Management - 30min </li></ul><ul><li>Mentor / Protégé Feedback - Malin Liden /Richard Strattner - 30min – Please view presentation via SAP Connect </li></ul>
  2. 2. Mentoring GSM Team Malin Liden, Richard Strattner September 22, 2009
  3. 3. <ul><li>Refresh of Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Role Play </li></ul><ul><li>GSM Case Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Call to action </li></ul>Agenda © SAP 2007 / Page
  4. 4. Ingredients for Success <ul><li>Mutual Respect and Responsibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Share accountability for making the relationship work. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Express appreciation for what each person brings to the mentoring relationship </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Respect Confidentiality </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Both will share confidential and often personal information during discussions. Be sure to respect the confidential nature. Don´t share outside the relationship. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Trust and Honesty </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Build trust through open communication. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>True development requires honest feedback on skills and abilities. Be non- defensive. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Resolve Issues Immediately </li></ul><ul><li>Make Time </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When meetings are scheduled, stick to the schedule. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If the Mentee or Mentor find it difficult to stick to the schedule, suggest an alternative meeting schedule. If that does not work, reevaluate the relationship. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Make the most out of the relationship Good Topics to Discuss with Your Mentor <ul><li>Career goals </li></ul><ul><li>Skills to develop which will help the Mentee advance or progress </li></ul><ul><li>How to manage and deal with change </li></ul><ul><li>Addressing negative behaviors and attitudes at work </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing and promoting skills </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship building </li></ul><ul><li>Career approaches and strategies </li></ul><ul><li>What education may be important </li></ul><ul><li>How to handle political situations </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching on daily work practices </li></ul><ul><li>Expanding networks </li></ul><ul><li>Who to contact to get things done at SAP </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict management </li></ul>When conducting the mentoring meeting, there are a wealth of areas which could be discussed. Here are some suggestions (not all inclusive):
  6. 6. Being a Great Mentor Becoming a great mentor is more than simply talking about yourself or telling a person what to do. To be a truly GREAT Mentor, one should: <ul><li>Understand The Role </li></ul><ul><li>Be realistic and honest with yourself and ensure playing this role fits your personality and </li></ul><ul><li>professional interests. The role will include being a: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coach - Offer feedback on interactions, work methods and overall career.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher - Educate and focus on the skills and knowledge required for success.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advocate - Create opportunities by providing exposure to others. Steer the Mentee to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the appropriate learning resources. Ensures that opportunities are carefully selected.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advisor - Help the Mentee build a realistic development plan that is specific, time- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>framed, results-oriented, relevant, reachable, and flexible to accommodate the changing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>dynamics of the organization. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Leverage Effective Mentoring Strategies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Listen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide Coaching & Feedback </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote Quick Learning & Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Define actions </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Helpful Suggestions for Mentees Please consider the following as you engage in the mentoring relationship: <ul><li>Are you ready to be mentored? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Am I personally committed to the process? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Am I willing to take a risk? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Am I open to feedback and coaching? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Am I resilient? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Strategies for Interacting with Your Mentor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Put some thought into discussion topics (focus on improvement/development/growth). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bring facts about situations or issues you are experiencing. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Follow-Up Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide updates on discussions. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Track progress and report back </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Show Appreciation </li></ul>
  8. 8. Eileen Butler <ul><ul><li>Why I chose to a have mentor? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Experienced benefits of mentoring relationships in the past </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inside SAP mentor: ability to relate </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What were my objections with this relationship? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Time/Committment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How did I first approach my mentor? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>eMail followed by phone call </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How often do I meet with my mentor? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2x Quarterly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the key benefits I have received from this relationship? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New perspectives on career path </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding and advice </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are some challenges and how to overcome? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Time/Travel </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Vance Faulks <ul><ul><li>Why I chose to a have mentor? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Experienced benefits of mentoring relationships in the past </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What were my objections with this relationship? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scheduling can be a challenge </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Finding time to prepare to ensure time is well spent </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How did I first approach my mentor? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>eMail followed by phone call </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How often do I meet with my mentor? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monthly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the key benefits I have received from this relationship? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gain outside perspective from Services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learning from others a few steps ahead </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are some challenges and how to overcome? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Not talking shop </li></ul></ul></ul>© SAP 2008 / Page
  10. 10. Call to action <ul><ul><li>If you don‘t have a mentor, get one immediately </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your manager can help choose a mentor / engage them </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you have a mentor and haven‘t met with them in a while, do so, but have something to say / talk about </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Think of ways to stay to stay in touch in between checkpoints (FYI e-mails) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider seeking a second mentor for different purposes than your current one... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make mentoring a regular topic of discussion with your manager </li></ul></ul>
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