3 Essential Tips to Make Mentoring Easy


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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What is the Real Goal of Mentoring?

real goal of mentoring

It seems like everyone is thinking about GOALS this past couple of weeks. At least anyone who . . .

has a pulse,
lives anywhere on the planet,
has an interest in a 69.5 centimeter circumference ball that is being kicked madly and passionately all around Brazil.

Hail the World Cup 2014!

And hail the importance of goals.

Ask Chile’s Gonzalo Jaro if goals are important. (His penalty shoot-out kick clanked off the right goal post against Brazil this week. Chile lost out.)

Ask Brazil’s Julio Cesar, the goalkeeper that willed his team to victory in that same matchup. Brazil walked away with the win and advanced to the next round.

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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.