Tag Archives: Expectations

The Life Course of Mentorship:
Learning Pearls for Mentors and Mentees

Recognition Recognition of transitions is key as mentoring relationships develop; expectations and career circumstances evolve and transitions occur over time. Mentoring need not necessarily end when either a mentor or mentee leaves the institution. It is important to recognize a … Continue reading

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Learning Pearls for Mentors and Mentees

Structuring the Mentoring Relationship:
Readings and articles

Collins E. 360 degree mentoring. Harvard Management Update. 2008; Reprint No. U0803B. This brief article suggests developing a network of mentors and seeking mentorship from peers and subordinates, as well as from those higher on the organizational chart, who might … Continue reading

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Mentoring Agreements

While mentoring relationships may be formal or informal and will likely evolve over time, a practical and thoughtful Mentoring Agreement can help both mentor and mentee discuss the important elements of their relationship and create a more mutually beneficial mentoring … Continue reading

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Structuring the Mentoring Relationship:
Learning Pearls for Mentors and Mentees

Getting Started Like any other relationship, the two parties in a mentorship need to introduce themselves to each other,including their professional and personal identities. The mentor should model this, leading off by telling something about her professional career: what she … Continue reading

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Learning Pearls for Mentors and Mentees

Case: Who is a Mentor?

Key Phrases: Understanding the mentoring relationship Clarifying expectations Establishing boundaries and responsibilities Developing a process for evaluation and communication Formal and informal mentorship David’s Perspective David is having trouble with his mentor, Ralph. David got to know Ralph during his … Continue reading

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