Meetings can be oh-so-very boring. I have sat through my fair share of dull, uninspired, and ineffective meetings. And I have often wondered (while sitting through such meetings) why so many people go through the motions when it seems like a royal waste of time. It doesn’t have to be that way.
“Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction.” – John C. Crosby
Whether you are just starting out in your career or have accumulated decades of experience, mentoring has its benefits. For a young leader, there is the potential for personal and professional growth, the opportunity to widen your network and to gain more confidence. It’s also a cost effective way to learn from someone who has more experience. For a mentor, there is the opportunity to share the things they’ve learned through their years of experience, and to make a positive impact on someone’s life.
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