Thursday, 3 May 2012

3 Things great mentors or coaches can do

A good mentor or coach will do one of these things for you and if you are lucky a great one might do all three:

1. Provide an "aha" experience
2. Offer a saying or quote that helps you spot a behavior to seek or avoid
3. Help uncover an aspect or talent which until then had laid dormant

 Credit to "Mentoring: a guide to the basics" by Gordon Shea (1992)

Ken Thompson (aka The BumbleBee) blogs about bioteams, virtual collaboration and business simulation at