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The Eight Core Principles of Mentoring

 

Mentoring Relationships is a journey that a mentor and mentee walks together towards a common goal.

In that journey, both should have these eight principles to ensure the success of their relationship.

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Vision

Vision is the ultimate goal you want for your mentoring relationship. This is the destination of your mentoring journey.

 

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Roadmap

Roadmap is the principle wherein you need to map out the possible journey you'll be going through together.

 


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Search

Everyone can be your mentor but not everyone is a perfect mentor. You need to know how to search for them.

 

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Pitch

You'll only have few chances to impress your future mentor. You need to have the perfect pitch to do so! 

 


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Connection

In order to find success in your relationship, you need to ensure you're creating authentic connection with your mentor/mentee.

 

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Consistency

You need to have consistency in giving effort towards the relationship you have in order to build from it and keep it moving forward.

 


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Resilience

How would you handle the pitfalls that you'll encounter along the journey? How fast can you bounce back and move forward?

 

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Evolution

It's never over once you've reached your goal. Always look for ways to get your relationship to the next level.