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Pair Mentoring and Team Mentoring
Using a Novel Thought Processor
Laura Voss, Nur Muhammad,
Doug Morrison
Oxford, 7 July 2...
Workshop presented by…
Laura Voss
Mentor at 6W2X
lauravoss@live.com
@HildeStarling
Nur Muhammad
Mentor at 6W2X
nurmuhdbs@g...
Introductions
• Name
• Organisation
• What you feel grateful for
Please write down what you feel grateful for and we will ...
6W2X
• Accelerator for social enterprises
• Initially for students
• Following OSEP, opened out to the community
• Agile, ...
Why Team Mentoring?
• Mentoring is most effective form of support
• Mentoring helps the mentor
• Team mentoring gives youn...
Why Pair Mentoring?
• All of the above, plus…
• Fits in better with traditional mentoring (just
one extra chair)
• Easier ...
Novel Thought Processor
We use a novel thought processor, called Thortspace…
Thortspace Overview
• 3D thought processor
• Non-hierarchical
• Ideas placed in groups on spheres
• Category sets
• Paths
...
Linked Spheres
Category Sets
Category Sets
Paths
Over to you…
• Today we will do some mentoring to solve
some real problems
• We will use categories from Thortspace to
pro...
Challenge 1
• Use mentoring to help some new
appointments
• 10 minutes
Appointment 1
• Product Manager at Oxford Museum of
Happiness
• Needs help to think up new products and
services
Appointment 2
• Marketing Manager at Oxford Museum of
Happiness
• Needs help to attract new clients
Challenge 2
• Plans for Box of Happiness
• Contents
• Sources
• Marketing
• 10 minutes
Order of thoughts
Challenge 3
• Plan event for Museum of Happiness
• Suggestions for segments and challenges on
the day
• 20 minutes
Thank you!
• Please write down your happiness pledge
• Tweet #myhappinesspledge is…
Useful links
http://6w2x.com
http://www.meetup.com/SE-Junction-London/
http://www.pitchforpeople.com/projects/mentors-want...
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  1. 1. Pair Mentoring and Team Mentoring Using a Novel Thought Processor Laura Voss, Nur Muhammad, Doug Morrison Oxford, 7 July 2016
  2. 2. Workshop presented by… Laura Voss Mentor at 6W2X lauravoss@live.com @HildeStarling Nur Muhammad Mentor at 6W2X nurmuhdbs@gmail.com Doug Morrison Founder at 6W2X d@6w2x.com @6W2X
  3. 3. Introductions • Name • Organisation • What you feel grateful for Please write down what you feel grateful for and we will add it to the tree of gratitude
  4. 4. 6W2X • Accelerator for social enterprises • Initially for students • Following OSEP, opened out to the community • Agile, low cost, easy to replicate • Democratisation of entrepreneurship
  5. 5. Why Team Mentoring? • Mentoring is most effective form of support • Mentoring helps the mentor • Team mentoring gives young people opportunity to mentor • Team mentoring widens the pool of mentors • Mentors learn from each other • Two heads are better than one • Greater diversity
  6. 6. Why Pair Mentoring? • All of the above, plus… • Fits in better with traditional mentoring (just one extra chair) • Easier to organise • Based on Pair Programming in agile computing
  7. 7. Novel Thought Processor We use a novel thought processor, called Thortspace…
  8. 8. Thortspace Overview • 3D thought processor • Non-hierarchical • Ideas placed in groups on spheres • Category sets • Paths • Several Presentation modes
  9. 9. Linked Spheres
  10. 10. Category Sets
  11. 11. Category Sets
  12. 12. Paths
  13. 13. Over to you… • Today we will do some mentoring to solve some real problems • We will use categories from Thortspace to provoke ideas • Later we will enter your thoughts onto Thortspace and use that as a source for further development
  14. 14. Challenge 1 • Use mentoring to help some new appointments • 10 minutes
  15. 15. Appointment 1 • Product Manager at Oxford Museum of Happiness • Needs help to think up new products and services
  16. 16. Appointment 2 • Marketing Manager at Oxford Museum of Happiness • Needs help to attract new clients
  17. 17. Challenge 2 • Plans for Box of Happiness • Contents • Sources • Marketing • 10 minutes
  18. 18. Order of thoughts
  19. 19. Challenge 3 • Plan event for Museum of Happiness • Suggestions for segments and challenges on the day • 20 minutes
  20. 20. Thank you! • Please write down your happiness pledge • Tweet #myhappinesspledge is…
  21. 21. Useful links http://6w2x.com http://www.meetup.com/SE-Junction-London/ http://www.pitchforpeople.com/projects/mentors-wanted/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljBlbdk1dXU https://www.thortspace.com/ http://www.museumofhappiness.org/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cSN6IAA6AY http://thecanvascafe.org/

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