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Don't Put Mentoring in a Box

Traditional mentoring mindsets will stifle any attempt at enabling a more open, relationship-centered way of learning.


Wed Apr 29 2015


Even though we know that mentoring has evolved well beyond its traditional beginnings, chances are that you will encounter people with a mindset that views mentoring as a formal, long-term, one-on-one, face-to face practice in which an older mentor grooms a younger employee for a specific job. Those who feel strongly about the traditional practice of mentoring often question the expanded practice of modern mentoring. How many of these objections sound familiar? 

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