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Establishing Key Measures of Success with Your Mentor

Establishing Key Measures of Success with Your Mentor

Establishing a mentee - mentor engagement could be one of the best steps you've ever taken in developing your career, your organization and/or your business. . Many are lost as to how to go about finding a mentor. In this video, you will learn how to prepare yourself to focus your needs in advance of your first meeting with your mentor. After all, you are investing your time and effort and your mentor is reciprocating. Investing in your preparation will pay off for both. . How will you know if mentoring is really working? How do you know if you're making progress towards your goal? Here's one way: ​In advance of your first meeting with your prospective mentor, identify 3 outcomes that you'd like to be able to accomplish at the end of the mentorship. I recommend a mentorship between 3months and 6 months. Who knows, it might last for years. These desired outcomes should align with your overarching goals. Overarching goals can include: further your career aspirations, developing your executive gravitas, leading a high-performance team, etc. Test these measures of success in the real-world before your first meeting! To really validate our success measures, seek out some outside advice. ​One thing you can do is have a discussion with your manager or someone else you can trust, and share the following: ​Your overarching goals (3-5 max) Your measures for success (3-5 max and corresponding) Ask them if there are changes or other measures they would suggest Tip: Once you've validated and revised, share them with your prospective mentors.
How to Find a Mentor

How to Find a Mentor

Did you know that there are mentors out there who are genuinely interested in supporting you, your career aspirations and the growth of your business? . In this video, I want to talk to you about leveraging the power of a mentor. Over my 30 years of experience, I've had the amazing opportunity of mentoring executives and managers from such companies as UPS, Mattel, Twitter, OpenTable and many more. I've experienced the amazing results that can come from matching mentees and mentors. Learn how to start on your very own PATH to establishing a meaningful mentorship! . If you're ready to level up your leadership skills on your path to being a great leader, check out our flagship mentorship program, PATH: . PATH is a 7-step mentoring program designed to improve the quality of your mentoring engagement. If you want to learn how to set clear objectives and desired outcomes, establish rapport with your prospective mentor, determine the best fit for you, enter into a meaningful mentorship, stand out from your peers, and finally achieve all of the things you know you’re capable of, PATH was created for you. With 7 modules – each one based on real-world engagements – PATH is the only mentoring program that provides you with actionable steps to challenge your skills and develop the leadership characteristics you need to succeed. Step-by-step, PATH will teach you how to create genuine and meaningful connections with your mentor… and accelerate your success. PATH has already helped smart, driven, mentees from all over the world go from feeling “stuck” to leapfrogging their peers, and becoming GREAT leaders at places like UPS, Mattel, Twitter and many more.
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