Leadership Essentials: Mentoring
Mentoring is a relational activity in a specific context where two people benefit from having conversations. Traditionally, mentoring was considered as the passing-on of the experience of an older colleague to a younger, less experienced, one. Recent Institute of Leadership research challenges this definition having identified that both parties may obtain significant benefit from the relationship.
‘Leadership Essentials: Mentoring’ provides an overview of why mentoring is essential for leadership capability and includes ‘Top Tips’ on how mentoring can help you become a better leader.
The Essentials leaflet is supported by three Spotlights that look at mentoring in more detail to help you improve your leadership skills:
- How to be a Good Mentor
- How to be a Good Mentee
- Workplace Mentoring