Tag Archives: Difficult Conversations

Case: The Overconfident but Unproductive Mentee

Key Phrases: Feedback when the mentee feels entitled to what hasn’t been earned Feedback when the mentee underestimates the feedback given Case Scenarios a) Your mentee wants you to get her appointed to a committee in your national specialty society. … Continue reading

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Full Annotated Bibliography

For your convenience, this page lists all readings and articles referenced in each section of the Toolkit, plus a few additional ones, grouped by topic area.  Each citation includes a description of the article.  Click View all Citations to see … Continue reading

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Effective Feedback and Difficult Conversations:
Learning Pearls for Mentors and Mentees

Giving and Receiving Feedback From the start, make feedback an integral part of the mentoring relationship. Feedback should be “two‐way,” with both mentor and mentee assessing their relationship at defined times. Be clear that you ARE giving feedback. Use specific, … Continue reading

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Learning Pearls for Mentors and Mentees

Case: The Mentee without Insight

Key Phrases: Mutual communication skills Giving feedback in the absence of direct observation Feedback when the mentee is competent yet lacks personal insight Case Scenarios a) You’ve been working with your mentee for the past few months, and things seem … Continue reading

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