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How to Be a Great Mentor: Get More out of Mentoring

by Jason Alba

This course helps you become a better mentor. We go over topics that will help you start the mentoring relationship on the right foot, help you optimize your time with your mentee and focus on their goals, and how to end the relationship well.

What you'll learn

In this course, we talk about the power of mentoring and, specifically, your role as a mentor. We discuss creating a proper foundation so that you can have optimal communication and direction with your mentee. We talk about your role and how you can prepare to be a better mentor. We talk about mentor meetings, what you can do to enhance them, and communication between the meetings. We wrap-up with ideas on ending the relationship and what to do after the formal mentor meeting. If you implement the tactics from this course, you should avoid some of the common mentoring pains and pitfalls that other mentors/mentees face.

About the author

Jason Alba has been a Pluralsight Author since 2012, specializing in soft skills and professional development. He started his IT career as an intern developing tools for a robust intranet. He transitioned to an IT manager at another company where his job included web development as well as other IT functions. After an acquisition Jason became VP and then general manager at a newly formed tech company. He founded and manages, a CRM for job seekers. Jason has authored three books.... more

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