Value of Mentors

Tracy, Brian
January 2008
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jan2008, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p4
The article focuses on the value of mentoring. Mentors should have character and competence and must be someone admired. The quality of mentoring depends on factors such as one's openness to the influences of the mentor and the willingness of the mentor to help the protege achieve his or her goals. Tips for a successful mentor-protege relationship include setting clear goals for one's self, identification of one's knowledge, skills and expertise and associating with people who are successful in the field the protégé seeks.


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