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08 11 meaningful mentorship-final

  1. 1. Meaningful Mentorship Steven C. Echard, IOM, CAE Mary J. Wheatley
  2. 2. #mentor2011
  3. 3. #mentor2011 @gmeliaCAE: What are good scheduling practices to keep a mentorship from withering or stalling? @KPaffhouse: How can participating in mentorship program be positioned on a resume? Do potential employers see this as a benefit?
  4. 4. Meaningful Mentorship <ul><li>What Is A Mentor? </li></ul><ul><li>Case Study </li></ul><ul><li>Pyramid Model </li></ul><ul><li>Mentorship Cycle </li></ul><ul><li>Impact of Mentorship </li></ul>
  5. 5. What a mentor IS NOT <ul><li>Your boss </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Making a copycat </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a minion </li></ul>
  6. 6. What is a mentor? <ul><li>A mentor is a trusted counselor and guide… </li></ul><ul><li>… and someone you have asked to mentor you! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Why Mentorship Matters <ul><li>Relational </li></ul><ul><li>Educational </li></ul><ul><li>Mutually Beneficial </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Thirty Years in the Making! </li></ul>My Personal Mentorship Journey
  9. 9. My First Mentor: My Mom <ul><li>Hard Work </li></ul><ul><li>Dedication </li></ul><ul><li>Values </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Goals </li></ul>
  10. 10. Others I Picked Up Along the Way… <ul><li>Consider who helped you get HERE </li></ul><ul><li>It was probably many people </li></ul><ul><li>Who helped shape your path? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coaches, Teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peers and Colleagues </li></ul></ul>
  11. 17. The Pyramid Model
  12. 18. The 1/3/10 Pyramid Model 1 3 10 Primary Mentor Key Advisors Peer Mentors
  13. 22. BRAINSTORM! Discuss potential mentors and why with your neighbors
  14. 23. #mentor2011
  15. 24. The 1/3/10 Pyramid Model 1 3 10 Primary Mentor Key Advisors Peer Mentors
  16. 25. Primary Mentor <ul><li>Executive Director of 501(c)(3) </li></ul><ul><li>CAE and IOM credentials </li></ul><ul><li>Experience in medical societies, AMCs </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Values family and work/life balance </li></ul>
  17. 26. Key Advisor 1 <ul><li>Senior Executive at my current assn </li></ul><ul><li>Previously worked at ASAE </li></ul><ul><li>Knows tons of people in our industry </li></ul><ul><li>Expertise in communications </li></ul><ul><li>Extremely creative thinker </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent communicator </li></ul>
  18. 27. <ul><li>YAE and deputy executive director </li></ul><ul><li>Medical association </li></ul><ul><li>Experience with my current assn </li></ul><ul><li>Great communicator, open and honest </li></ul><ul><li>Critical thinker and problem solver </li></ul>Key Advisor 2
  19. 28. <ul><li>Executive Director @ medical assn </li></ul><ul><li>20+ years experience in business and association management </li></ul><ul><li>Previously worked in finance </li></ul><ul><li>Advocate for young professionals and importance of mentorship </li></ul>Key Advisor 3
  20. 29. The Mentorship Cycle INITIATE MAINTAIN ADAPT
  21. 30. INITIATE
  22. 31. Know What You Want <ul><li>Conduct your own personal SWOT analysis </li></ul><ul><li>What are your strengths and weaknesses? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you see as upcoming opportunities and threats? </li></ul>
  23. 32. Know What You Need <ul><li>An OPEN MIND </li></ul><ul><li>Support and Buy-in </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment </li></ul><ul><li>TIME </li></ul>
  24. 33. <ul><li>Outline your personal plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Logistics and Timeline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Goals and Skill sets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify potential mentors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outline roles they would serve </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fill in your pyramid! </li></ul></ul></ul>Developing Your Plan
  25. 34. Just do it: Ask! You never know what it could lead to… 21 years of marriage! Prom, 1986
  26. 35. MAINTAIN
  27. 36. <ul><li>Check in routinely </li></ul><ul><li>Keep mentor informed </li></ul><ul><li>Create meaningful interactions </li></ul><ul><li>Both individuals benefit </li></ul><ul><li>Both are changed in some way </li></ul>Routine Maintenance
  28. 37. EVALUATE
  29. 38. <ul><li>Are your personalities a good match? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you both gaining something from this? </li></ul>Things to Consider
  30. 39. ADAPT
  31. 40. <ul><li>Change your plan as needed </li></ul><ul><li>It should be working for you </li></ul><ul><li>Do you need a new mentor? </li></ul><ul><li>Address any roadblocks </li></ul>Adapt
  32. 41. <ul><ul><li>Take on protégés </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Everyone has something to contribute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give back! </li></ul></ul>The Cycle Continues… INITIATE MAINTAIN ADAPT Now YOU Become the Mentor
  33. 42. <ul><li>Results in positive career outcomes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher salary, promotions, job satisfaction </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pyramid model allows exponential growth </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to 14 mentors </li></ul></ul>The Impact of Mentorship
  34. 44. INCEPTION
  35. 45. Questions? #mentor2011
  36. 46. Thank you! <ul><li>Reminders: </li></ul><ul><li>Download handout </li></ul><ul><li>Check out google site </li></ul><ul><li>Tweet us! </li></ul>