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26
Dec

Best Practices for Mentoring – Part 3

Progress You Can Measure

It is important to encourage your potential leaders to review their goals and progress frequently. Ben Franklin set aside time every day to review two questions. In the morning he asked himself, “What good shall I do today?” In the evening he asked, “What good have I done today?”

How do you overcome discouragement so you can move ahead?

  1. Take time to grow.
    I minister better when I take time to relax, read, recreate, spend time with family and friends, and grow professionally. Read more »
26
Dec

Best Practices for Mentoring – Part 2

 

Guidelines For Mentoring Relationships

from “Developing The Leaders Around You, by John C. Maxwell

When you find someone who can personally mentor you, use these guidelines to help develop a positive mentoring relationship with that person.

  1. Ask the right questions: Give thought to questions you will ask before you meet with your mentor. Make them strategic for your own growth.
  2. Clarify your level of expectations: Generally, the goal of mentoring is improvement, not perfection. Perhaps only a few people can be truly excellent – but all of us can become better. Read more »