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What is Mentoring?

What is mentoring and what are some of the roles and responsibilities of mentoring for both the mentor and the mentee? Discover the answers to these questions using Aldred's (1998) three step model, including: exploration, new understanding and action planning.
This article looks what defines coaching and mentoring in an organisational context, overviews the benefits (for both mentor and mentee) and outlines a model for effective coaching and mentoring in the workplace.

Topics covered by this article include:
• The three roles of the mentor: Experienced guide, coach and critical friend
• The benefits of coaching and mentoring for the mentor
• The benefits of coaching and mentoring for the mentee
• The responsibilities of the mentee to drive the relationship
• An overview of Aldred's (1998) three step model for effective coaching and mentoring
• The different strategies that can be used for each stage of the framework

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