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Resources for Mentors

An impactful, successful and rewarding mentoring relationship requires planning, rapport building, expectation setting, and the development of active listening, questioning, reflection, the giving and receiving of feedback, and confidence.

Resources for mentors

The following resources provides advice on establishing and maintaining the best possible mentoring relationship you can and covers:

  • The role of a mentor
  • Starting the relationship and building rapport
  • Setting clear expectations
  • The importance and power of listening and amplifying the mentees voice
  • Deep questioning and keeping the conversation flowing
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Closing the mentoring relationship

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We have also designed a number of tools that can assist during mentoring discussions and you can access these mentoring resources on SharePoint. These cover career action planning, identifying leadership qualities, values, reflections, unhelpful thinking habits and the Wheel of Life.