The Role of the Mentor

A mentor:

  • is someone absolutely credible
  • is assertive and compassionate in their delivery and is not afraid to speak the truth for the good
  • listens and understands their mentee
  • rivals in the success of others and strives to support mentee’s journey to success
  • supports risk taking
  • can see the bigger picture and also the detail to highlight and foresee challenges
  • provides constructive feedback
  • develops a personal relationship
  • designates time for the mentee