Effective Feedback and Difficult Conversations

This section offers effective ways to give and receive feedback, to successfully address complex  topics and have difficult conversations in the mentoring relationship

Topics include:

  • Establishing frame-based feedback
  • Soliciting feedback from the mentee
  • Giving feedback in the absence of direct observation
  • Giving feedback when the mentee is competent yet lacks personal insight
  • Communications about a problematic mentoring relationship
  • Developing a plan for improvement