Mentorship by Josh Holmes - a KalamazooX talk

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I measure my career by the mentors that have guided me through that period of time. When I stop learning new things, that’s when it’s time to move on. Sometimes, it’s technology that I need to learn, …

I measure my career by the mentors that have guided me through that period of time. When I stop learning new things, that’s when it’s time to move on. Sometimes, it’s technology that I need to learn, sometimes it’s leadership, sometimes it’s hard to quantify. Regardless, I love learning new things and it’s mentors that have taught me over the years.

I’ve also had the pleasure and the honor of serving as a mentor to many others on a very wide range of topics from technology to managing company politics.
In this session, we’ll talk about mentorship, how to find a great mentor and when/how you should step up as a mentor.

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  • Introduced me to code completeDesign patternsElevator story
  • Handloser
  • Sean Foley -> How to influence folks on an international level
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  • Russell Mason
  • Already talked about Denny but let me talk about Chris Bernard or Jennifer Marsman…
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  • FormalPlanned and intentionalEstablished goals and measurable outcomesSpecific period of timeFormal relationship with matching and monitoring Informal Happens naturally and spontaneously Unspecified goals and unknown outcomes None-specific time periodLess structured relationship
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  • 1. Mentoring josh holmes @joshholmes joshholmes.com
  • 2. @joshholmes Josh Holmes @joshholmes @IEDevChat josh.holmes@microsoft.com http://www.joshholmes.com http://slideshare.net/joshholmes
  • 3. @joshholmes @KalamazooX #kalx14 @joshholmes
  • 4. @joshholmes My “career” Alltel •Programmer Indy •Consultant •Trainer SRT Solutions •owner •VP •Consultant Microsoft •Evangelist •Marketer
  • 5. @joshholmes Who am I?
  • 6. @joshholmes Just a few of my mentors over time… Paul Byrd Marley Hardin Thomas Handloser Shawn Dougherty Dr. John Holmes Dianne Bigley Denny Williford Russell Mason Richard Hale Shaw Lauren Bigelow Drew Robbins Bill Wagner Dianne Marsh Mark Hindsbo Chris Bernard Jon Box Jennifer Marsman John Dennehy Clare Dillon Sean Foley *This is a small number of the folks that I’ve learned from…
  • 7. @joshholmes Other mentors I’ve had • Father Warren Harvey • Peter Bacik • Marley Hardin • Hardin Murdock • Michael Eaton • Jeff Blankenburg • Bob Laskey • Joe Wilson • Ashwin Karuhatty • Martin Shoemaker • Alexander Falk • James Avery • Ciara Backwell • Mark Bate • Dave Bost • Todd Bohlen • Brad Abrams • Colin Browne • Colin Cassidy • Vivian Chan • Peter Chapman • Larry Clarkin • Will Coleman • Kerry Colligan • Joe Corey • Nuno Costa • Wilbour Craddock • Jacquelyn Crohurst • Martin Cullin • Ruud de Jonge • Mike Deck • Chris Dial • Mike Downey • Karri Dunn • Andreas Erlacher • Cal Evans • F. Andy Seidl • Bill French • Justin Garrett • Leon Gershing • Jason Gilmore • Grace Francisco • Claire Lee • Gretha Omey • Christian Gross • Omar Gutierrez • Stuart Halloway • Nathan Hancock • Wilfried Heerman • Bill Heitzeg • Sam Henry • Tye Herring • Robert Hogg • Eamon Leonard • Jim Holmes • Tim Huckaby • Tito Martinez • Ron Jacobs • Eoghan Jennings • Juval Lowey • Moya Keavney • James Kukalis • Steven “Doc” List • Gar Mac Criosta • Andrea Magnorsky • Mark Brown • Cormac McCarthy • Jason McConnell • Michael Meagher • Dave Methvin • Chris Miller • Brian Moore • John Mullinax • Angus Norton • Joe O’Brien • Brian Prince • Fred Pullen • Dianne Rose • Mike Rutherford • Sara Summers • Beat Schwegler • Scott Barnes • Scott MacVicor • Ryan Stewart • Alysa Taylor • James Ward • Betsy Weber • Rich Weston • Yasser Shohoud *This is still a small number of the folks that I’ve learned from…
  • 8. @joshholmes men·tor noun 1. a wise and trusted counselor or teacher. 2. an influential senior sponsor or supporter. verb (used without object) 3. to act as a mentor: She spent years mentoring to junior employees. verb (used with object) 4. to act as a mentor to: The brash young executive did not wish to be mentored by anyone. Origin: 1740–50; after Mentor (< Greek Méntōr ) http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/MENTOR
  • 9. @joshholmes men·tor by Josh Someone you consistently seek and take advice from…
  • 10. @joshholmes What does a mentor do? Teacher Guide Coach Advisor Therapist Master
  • 11. @joshholmes Mentor • Assists Coach • Pushes
  • 12. @joshholmes Helps one see things clearly…
  • 13. @joshholmes Let me introduce… Denny Williford
  • 14. @joshholmes Just a few of my mentors over time… Paul Byrd Marley Hardin Thomas Handloser Shawn Dougherty Dr. John Holmes Dianne Bigley Denny Williford Russell Mason Richard Hale Shaw Lauren Bigelow Drew Robbins Bill Wagner Dianne Marsh Mark Hindsbo Chris Bernard Jon Box Jennifer Marsman John Dennehy Clare Dillon Sean Foley *This is a small number of the folks that I’ve learned from…
  • 15. @joshholmes Just a few of my mentors over time… Paul Byrd Marley Hardin Thomas Handloser Shawn Dougherty Dr. John Holmes Dianne Bigley Denny Williford Russell Mason Richard Hale Shaw Lauren Bigelow Drew Robbins Bill Wagner Dianne Marsh Mark Hindsbo Chris Bernard Jon Box Jennifer Marsman John Dennehy Clare Dillon Sean Foley *This is a small number of the folks that I’ve learned from… Teachers
  • 16. @joshholmes Just a few of my mentors over time… Paul Byrd Marley Hardin Thomas Handloser Shawn Dougherty Dr. John Holmes Dianne Bigley Denny Williford Russell Mason Richard Hale Shaw Lauren Bigelow Drew Robbins Bill Wagner Dianne Marsh Mark Hindsbo Chris Bernard Jon Box Jennifer Marsman John Dennehy Clare Dillon Sean Foley *This is a small number of the folks that I’ve learned from… Family
  • 17. @joshholmes Just a few of my mentors over time… Paul Byrd Marley Hardin Thomas Handloser Shawn Dougherty Dr. John Holmes Dianne Bigley Denny Williford Russell Mason Richard Hale Shaw Lauren Bigelow Drew Robbins Bill Wagner Dianne Marsh Mark Hindsbo Chris Bernard Jon Box Jennifer Marsman John Dennehy Clare Dillon Sean Foley *This is a small number of the folks that I’ve learned from… Managers
  • 18. @joshholmes Just a few of my mentors over time… Paul Byrd Marley Hardin Thomas Handloser Shawn Dougherty Dr. John Holmes Dianne Bigley Denny Williford Russell Mason Richard Hale Shaw Lauren Bigelow Drew Robbins Bill Wagner Dianne Marsh Mark Hindsbo Chris Bernard Jon Box Jennifer Marsman John Dennehy Clare Dillon Sean Foley *This is a small number of the folks that I’ve learned from… Co-workers
  • 19. @joshholmes Just a few of my mentors over time… Paul Byrd Marley Hardin Thomas Handloser Shawn Dougherty Dr. John Holmes Dianne Bigley Denny Williford Russell Mason Richard Hale Shaw Lauren Bigelow Drew Robbins Bill Wagner Dianne Marsh Mark Hindsbo Chris Bernard Jon Box Jennifer Marsman John Dennehy Clare Dillon Sean Foley *This is a small number of the folks that I’ve learned from… Business Partner
  • 20. @joshholmes Just a few of my mentors over time… Paul Byrd Marley Hardin Thomas Handloser Shawn Dougherty Dr. John Holmes Dianne Bigley Denny Williford Russell Mason Richard Hale Shaw Lauren Bigelow Drew Robbins Bill Wagner Dianne Marsh Mark Hindsbo Chris Bernard Jon Box Jennifer Marsman John Dennehy Clare Dillon Sean Foley *This is a small number of the folks that I’ve learned from… Friend
  • 21. @joshholmes Just a few of my mentors over time… Paul Byrd Marley Hardin Thomas Handloser Shawn Dougherty Dr. John Holmes Dianne Bigley Denny Williford Russell Mason Richard Hale Shaw Lauren Bigelow Drew Robbins Bill Wagner Dianne Marsh Mark Hindsbo Chris Bernard Jon Box Jennifer Marsman John Dennehy Clare Dillon Sean Foley *This is a small number of the folks that I’ve learned from… life
  • 22. @joshholmes Just a few of my mentors over time… Paul Byrd Marley Hardin Thomas Handloser Shawn Dougherty Dr. John Holmes Dianne Bigley Denny Williford Russell Mason Richard Hale Shaw Lauren Bigelow Drew Robbins Bill Wagner Dianne Marsh Mark Hindsbo Chris Bernard Jon Box Jennifer Marsman John Dennehy Clare Dillon Sean Foley *This is a small number of the folks that I’ve learned from… Career
  • 23. @joshholmes Just a few of my mentors over time… Paul Byrd Marley Hardin Thomas Handloser Shawn Dougherty Dr. John Holmes Dianne Bigley Denny Williford Russell Mason Richard Hale Shaw Lauren Bigelow Drew Robbins Bill Wagner Dianne Marsh Mark Hindsbo Chris Bernard Jon Box Jennifer Marsman John Dennehy Clare Dillon Sean Foley *This is a small number of the folks that I’ve learned from… Negotiation
  • 24. @joshholmes Just a few of my mentors over time… Paul Byrd Marley Hardin Thomas Handloser Shawn Dougherty Dr. John Holmes Dianne Bigley Denny Williford Russell Mason Richard Hale Shaw Lauren Bigelow Drew Robbins Bill Wagner Dianne Marsh Mark Hindsbo Chris Bernard Jon Box Jennifer Marsman John Dennehy Clare Dillon Sean Foley *This is a small number of the folks that I’ve learned from… Spiritual
  • 25. @joshholmes Just a few of my mentors over time… Paul Byrd Marley Hardin Thomas Handloser Shawn Dougherty Dr. John Holmes Dianne Bigley Denny Williford Russell Mason Richard Hale Shaw Lauren Bigelow Drew Robbins Bill Wagner Dianne Marsh Mark Hindsbo Chris Bernard Jon Box Jennifer Marsman John Dennehy Clare Dillon Sean Foley *This is a small number of the folks that I’ve learned from… Technical
  • 26. @joshholmes Just a few of my mentors over time… Paul Byrd Marley Hardin Thomas Handloser Shawn Dougherty Dr. John Holmes Dianne Bigley Denny Williford Russell Mason Richard Hale Shaw Lauren Bigelow Drew Robbins Bill Wagner Dianne Marsh Mark Hindsbo Chris Bernard Jon Box Jennifer Marsman John Dennehy Clare Dillon Sean Foley *This is a small number of the folks that I’ve learned from… Business
  • 27. @joshholmes Just a few of my mentors over time… Paul Byrd Marley Hardin Thomas Handloser Shawn Dougherty Dr. John Holmes Dianne Bigley Denny Williford Russell Mason Richard Hale Shaw Lauren Bigelow Drew Robbins Bill Wagner Dianne Marsh Mark Hindsbo Chris Bernard Jon Box Jennifer Marsman John Dennehy Clare Dillon Sean Foley *This is a small number of the folks that I’ve learned from… And so much more…
  • 28. @joshholmes Seeking out a mentor
  • 29. @joshholmes Picking your mentor… Gain knowledge and skills Socialize and get insider viewpoint Find a hero to Emulate
  • 30. @joshholmes Find a mentor who gets your motivation
  • 31. @joshholmes What kind of relationship? Formal Informal
  • 32. @joshholmes Taking on a mentee
  • 33. @joshholmes Picking your mentee… Recognize potential Develop your own leadership and management skills Make the world a better place
  • 34. @joshholmes Mentor for the right reasons…
  • 35. @joshholmes As a potential mentor… NO [Don’t be afraid to say it…]
  • 36. @joshholmes As a potential mentor…
  • 37. @joshholmes Be honest
  • 38. @joshholmes Help your mentee think…
  • 39. @joshholmes And the meetings themselves…
  • 40. @joshholmes
  • 41. @joshholmes Take it seriously But keep it light…
  • 42. @joshholmes Make the meeting count… • Set a “SMART” agenda • Specific • Measurable • Actionable • Realistic • Time sensitive
  • 43. @joshholmes Make the meeting count…
  • 44. @joshholmes Wrapping up…
  • 45. @joshholmes
  • 46. @joshholmes Josh Holmes @joshholmes Joshholmes.com