3 Essential Tips to Make Mentoring Easy

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What do you think is the #1 reason people give for not being in a mentoring relationship?

If you said, “I’m too busy.” you are spot on. With work deadlines, home commitments, kids’ extracurricular events, community sign-ups, how can you find the time?

Here’s one thing to Stop Doing and one thing to Start Doing to make mentoring easy for you, save you time, and make it feel like a desirable investment, not a “have to do.”

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Is the Thought of a Mentoring Relationship “Too Baffling?”

Mentoring Relationship

“Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.”
– Warren Buffett

“Lori, I’m so excited! My company is starting a mentoring program and my boss has asked me to be a mentor.”

Ryan, an up-and-coming 30-something IT analyst, approached me at a recent speaking engagement and couldn’t wait to tell me his good news.

“Really? That’s great, Ryan. Did your management let you know what’s expected of you?”

His brow wrinkled slightly. “Not really, they just said they’d matched me with someone that needed mentoring. She’s just down the hall from me and new to the company.”

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WELCOME

Lori Bachman created The MentorShift Group to equip mentors and mentees with a practical and powerful mentoring system. The system is designed to equip those who use it to, not only flourish in their own mentoring relationships, but to be able to transfer its success to others as well.