Phases in Mentoring Relationships

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Phases in Mentoring Relationships
Doug Lawrence, Entrepreneur, Canada, SIG Leader
There are a number of different research positions on the various phases of a mentoring relationship. I have condensed it down to three:
  1. The Trusting phase
  2. The Learning and Development phase
  3. The Maintenance phase
Each phase provides for some outcomes that benefit the mentor and the mentee/protege in their growth. Each phase is based on the previous phase and its duration is driven by the mentor and mentee/protege....Sign up

Phases in Mentoring Process
Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
Hi Doug, looks like an interesting subject. Could you perhaps add a brief description of the characteristics of each of the 3 phases? And perhaps who ...Sign up

Phases in Mentoring Process
Doug Lawrence, Entrepreneur, Canada, SIG Leader
  1. The trusting phase is all about building the trusted relationship. This is where as the mentor you may need to share something personal...Sign up

Trust in All Phases of Mentoring Process
Diana Chee, Student (MBA), Singapore, Member
Thanks for this. I feel that the 'trust' issue is relevant not just at the beginning but throughout the working relationship. As I reflect this with m...Sign up

Phases in Mentoring or Coaching?
Andrew Blaine, Business Consultant, South Africa, Member
According to both Professors Clutterbuck and Mbali, mentoring is a defined programme with a set aim/objective that runs for a specified period and the...Sign up

Phases of Mentoring
David Clutterbuck, Professor, United Kingdom, Member
The phases we have defined from observation and interview are:
  • Rapport building
  • Direction setting
  • Heightened LearningSign up

Mentoring Relationships: Phase One TRUSTing
MARTIN Christian, Consultant, France, Member
I agree with Dough, building trust should be the aim of both Mentor and Mentee (or would you say Mentoree?) - Trust is the cornerstone of fruitful con...Sign up

Trust is the Door to Mentoring and Coaching
Angel Guevara, Strategy Consultant, Spain, Member
Trust means a peer to peer relation from one person with the other, for example from coach to manager. I agree trust is the door to the entire process...Sign up

Trust is Key in Team Mentoring and Coaching
MARTIN Christian, Consultant, France, Member
@Angel Guevara: Yes, Angel, and I think it doesn't only apply to one on one relationships, it's even more important...Sign up

Mentoring, Apprenticeship and Trust
Andrew Blaine, Business Consultant, South Africa, Member
In the good, old, bad days an apprentice was assigned to a journeyman for training. There was no consideration of trust, the assignment simply took ef...Sign up

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