Formalized versus Instinctive Mentoring

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Formalized versus Instinctive Mentoring
Erdohegyi Gabor , Management Consultant, Hungary, Member
Successful mentoring is always instinctive. Mentoring cannot be a kind of duty only. It needs strong commitment. As for quality there is a great difference between the performance of an appointed mentor (who's just doing a job) and a natural mentor (who's born to be a mentor and has a strong commitment). Therefore formalizing mentoring is useless unless the mentor is not a natural one with strong commitment (and of course with all relevant special skills and capabilities). Officially organized mentoring can provide good solution in certain cases but real success will only be achieved if the mentoring relationship between two or more people evolves freely by itself based on mutual interest....Sign up

Formal and Informal Mentoring
Chris Hayward
Mentoring can be addressed formally and informally. But as many contributors have noted, there is little to be gained unless the interpersonal ...Sign up

Formal Mentoring Success
My organisation has embraced mentoring strategically - it is something we all do and something that is part of our ongoing staff development pr...Sign up

Different Levels of Mentoring
Erdohegyi Gabor , Management Consultant, Hungary, Member
Sure there are different levels of mentoring. As Dolva says, formalized mentoring can be an important factor of corporate development for the senior s...Sign up

Mentoring Can not Be Formalized
Michel Lavergne, CEO, France, Member
Essentially, mentoring can not be formalized as a process, as the foundation is trust and freedom of choice. It is a spontaneous relationship h...Sign up

Different Levels of Mentoring (2)
Erdohegyi Gabor , Management Consultant, Hungary, Member
I agree with Lavergne.
Instinctive Mentoring (whether organized or natural) is the "artist level" of mentoring in the ideal case.
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Mentoring - Formalised / Informal
Very interesting discussion thread. I agree with Lavergne and Gabor above. Our organisation uses integral training methods that engage individu...Sign up

Routine Mentors
Erdohegyi Gabor , Management Consultant, Hungary, Member
Those basic level or „routine mentors” are usually business related. They introduce new collegues into the organization and help them find and ...Sign up

Gurus or Artists of Mentoring
Erdohegyi Gabor , Management Consultant, Hungary, Member
Artists / Gurus of Mentoring are committed thus specialized to detect, select and grow only a few (talented) real „(super) stars” of the profes...Sign up

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