“Great Mentors Get Out of the Office”
Research increasingly confirms how critical it is for young people to have caring mentors. But here is the real secret about mentoring that we’ve both learned through our work at the MENTOR partnership: The mentors frequently learn as much as the students. In the corporate world, formal mentoring programs make sure newer employees are learning all they need to be successful. But, just as importantly, these programs enable mentoring managers to sharpen their skills and become better leaders by interacting with their more junior colleagues.
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