As a partner in the mentoring process you have the
responsibility for your own learning and development. All the mentor can do is help you
learn by asking questions, posing situations and providing resources. As a partner you are
responsible for four phases of your learning:
who you are, what you value, what you want, what skills and talents make you unique, and
||Goals give purpose and
direction to your life. Goals need to be realistic and challenging. Achievement leads to
new goals and actions
||To grow and develop
requires action. No one can do if for you, the balls in your court. Break your goals into
manageable steps and get started. Practice, practice, practice, then take action.
|Reflecting on your
||Take time to reflect and
write in your journal what you have learned. This time helps you generalize to other times
and situations as well as recycles you back to self-awareness.
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