The ultimate kick-start guide to become an inspiring mentor and make a difference in the life of another in a few short months of practice. Get all the tips you need to make smart decisions on preparing-for, launching, managing, and wrapping-up your mentoring relationship. From early preparation and staying focused when you are feeling distracted, to navigating the complexities of goal-setting when your mentoree is ambitious, or lofty, or struggling and overwhelmed, to using questions and exploring, to listening for insight, and adding different perspectives to decision-making processes, to simply experiencing AHA! moments, to recognizing when it is time to wrap-up - you are embarking on a pathway to developing your Mentor Mind-Set. You will have valued conversations that improve the quality of the decision-making of your mentoree, and in turn, your own decision-making will be enhanced.
Catherine is a thought leader, International speaker and author. She is a co-author: Mentoring and the World of Work in Canada; author, Me2 e-Resource for Mentors and Protégés , Cascade to Wisdom, La fontaine de la sagesse resources for Mentors and Protégés, A Quick Guide for Mentoring Partners, contributing author to: Successful Professional Women of the Americas: From Polar Winds to Tropical Breezes, Edward Elgar Publishing; Developing Successful Diversity Mentoring Programmes, An International Casebook, McGraw Hill, and Chapter for The SAGE Handbook on Mentoring, Sage Publishers UK.
Catherine is a Fellow Certified Management Consultant, an honour bestowed on individuals for their contribution to their field of expertise, the profession, and society, and an alumnus of the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference.