We all like to think of our journey as absolutely unique, and while there are of course some unique elements, there are a far more similarities and shared experiences between your path and someone else path to that same destination.
Because of this fact of life, many of the leadership challenges the leaders of tomorrow will face — the leaders of today have faced.
Leadership mentoring enables mentees to see what great leadership looks like, as the mentor is technically leading them; using soft leadership skills to effectively communicate; leadership skills to encourage them and drive them forward; and hard leadership skills to hold them accountability for real progress.
Feeling how the mentor coaches and mentors the mentee through the the leadership mentoring process enables the mentee to learn about people management, discover how they like to be treated from a ‘superior’, and learn what type of encouragement and interaction spurs them to be the best version of themselves.
A good mentor will know how to draw a mentee out of their comfort zone into more leadership oriented environments and scenarios, and can talk with a mentee about how they can address certain scenarios they are encountering in real-life, putting leadership skills into real-life context and real-life practice.Want to find out more? Contact us.