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Mentoring:Leaders Paying Forward             Copyright 2010 D.Frey
“A mentor– someone  whose hindsight can  become your  foresight.”       —Ancient Chinese Proverb                 Copyright...
What is a Mentor’s Role?        • What are the qualities of a          effective mentor?        • What are the steps for  ...
Mentors Develop PeopleMentoring: The Most relevant toolof our training era!• Not exclusively for “newbies”• Support & enri...
Mentors Are GENEROUS!Trusted, Seasoned Guides:  •   Share experiences & insights  •   Help & advise over time  •   Teach &...
Mentors CoachShare Expertise   •   Provide specific advice & guidance   •   Give explicit technique direction for improved...
Mentors ChampionProtégés to Become:         • Role models         • Coaches         • Confidantes      Copyright 2010 D.Frey
What Are the Qualities of an    Effective Mentor?•   Available          •      Supportive•   Patient            •      Kno...
What are the steps for meetings?1st Meeting   1.   Become acquainted & establish the mentor relationship   2.   Orient men...
What are the End Results?Mentoring helps everyone!•   Promotes personal growth & strengthens    Toastmasters club•   On-th...
The Bottom LineMENTOR QUALITIES   Kind, nurturing behaviors   Shared experience & credibilityEFFECTIVE STEPS   Establish r...
What mentoring is:  Helping others to reach    their full potentialWhat it isn’t?  Easy!  Mentors need patience,  wisdom, ...
1."My chief want in life is someone who shall make me do what I can." - Ralph Waldo EmersonParting words:"My chief want in...
SourcesAnderson and Bolt (2008). Professionalism: Real Skills for Workplace    Success. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River,...
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  1. 1. Mentoring:Leaders Paying Forward Copyright 2010 D.Frey
  2. 2. “A mentor– someone whose hindsight can become your foresight.” —Ancient Chinese Proverb Copyright 2010 D.Frey
  3. 3. What is a Mentor’s Role? • What are the qualities of a effective mentor? • What are the steps for mentor/protégé meetings? • What are the end results? Copyright 2010 D.Frey
  4. 4. Mentors Develop PeopleMentoring: The Most relevant toolof our training era!• Not exclusively for “newbies”• Support & enrich protégé skills• Renew & expand their own knowledge through service• Protégés give back as they assume the mentor role Copyright 2010 D.Frey
  5. 5. Mentors Are GENEROUS!Trusted, Seasoned Guides: • Share experiences & insights • Help & advise over time • Teach & train to perform roles • Counsel , e.g., team cohesion Copyright 2010 D.Frey
  6. 6. Mentors CoachShare Expertise • Provide specific advice & guidance • Give explicit technique direction for improved performance • Explore potential, such as goal setting & accountability strategies • Heighten behavioral awareness & its effects • Build collaborative, harmonious team processes Copyright 2010 D.Frey
  7. 7. Mentors ChampionProtégés to Become: • Role models • Coaches • Confidantes Copyright 2010 D.Frey
  8. 8. What Are the Qualities of an Effective Mentor?• Available • Supportive• Patient • Knowledgeable• Sensitive • Confident• Respectful • Listening• Flexible • Concerned Copyright 2010 D.Frey
  9. 9. What are the steps for meetings?1st Meeting 1. Become acquainted & establish the mentor relationship 2. Orient mentee to customs & procedures 3. Connect the mentee with resources2nd Meeting 1. Help mentee leap into action 2. Encourage skill development3rd Meeting 1. Maintain support of skill development 2. Help mentee discover a leadership path 3. Introduce opportunities Copyright 2010 D.Frey
  10. 10. What are the End Results?Mentoring helps everyone!• Promotes personal growth & strengthens Toastmasters club• On-the-spot, immediate advice = consistent foundation for skill-building• Mentors are referral agents: Cultivate protégé leadership opportunities• Protégés enjoy acceptance & feel ownership in responsible roles Copyright 2010 D.Frey
  11. 11. The Bottom LineMENTOR QUALITIES Kind, nurturing behaviors Shared experience & credibilityEFFECTIVE STEPS Establish regular meetings Provide enough time to build trustRESULTS A club growth legacy with profound community impact Emergent leadership from an empowered team Copyright 2010 D.Frey
  12. 12. What mentoring is: Helping others to reach their full potentialWhat it isn’t? Easy! Mentors need patience, wisdom, & dynamic systems to fully support their protégés. Copyright 2010 D.Frey
  13. 13. 1."My chief want in life is someone who shall make me do what I can." - Ralph Waldo EmersonParting words:"My chief want in lifeis someone who shallmake me do what Ican.“ - Ralph Waldo Emerson Copyright 2010 D.Frey
  14. 14. SourcesAnderson and Bolt (2008). Professionalism: Real Skills for Workplace Success. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ.Carvin, B. (2009, January). The Great Mentor: Xerox’s Women’s Alliance cracks the code on successful mentor programs. Training and Development, 63(1), 46-50.Novek, K. (2010, February). The Magic of Mentoring: How wisdom shared can change lives. Toastmaster, 76(2), 16-19.Dubrin, A. (2005). Coaching and Mentoring Skills. NetEffect Series. Pearson, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ. Copyright 2010 D.Frey

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