Clarifying and articulating learning goals is indispensable to the success of a mentoring relationship. While some mentees come to a mentoring relationship with well-defined goals, it is more the exception than the rule. Most mentees come with a general idea about what they want to learn. That idea becomes the starting point for a mentor's assistance in the goal-setting process.
Moving from starter to SMARTer
"Starter goals" are the initial goals a mentee brings into a mentorin