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How To Establish A Good Mentor and Mentee Program

A mentor and mentee program – otherwise known as a mentoring program – is a difficult thing to establish, especially with a lack of knowledge. It is rather like starting a business from scratch. In order to start a business, you require prior knowledge of your industry. What is more, you are also required to […]...

24.Jul.2019 @ 11:09 AM


The Mentoring Hub

I am sure that many of you will be reading this with a common question in mind: what actually is the mentoring hub? Well, in my mind, a hub is a place around which people congregate, in order to share ideas. These can be ideas of any kind; however, they should all correspond to a […]...

24.Jul.2019 @ 11:07 AM


How To Find Your Mentor

We all go through phases in life where we feel like we don’t belong. We feel out of place and, therefore, question our existence and the meaning of our lives. This is not an uncommon experience; in fact, I am sure that the vast majority of humans experience such feelings at least once in their […]...

24.Jul.2019 @ 11:07 AM


How Do Mentors Come Up With Solutions?

As a student you often have those moments where you are struggling to answer a question. For example, during a mathematics exercise or exam, you may come across a difficult question which requires you to use a calculator. Without the help of the calculator, you struggle to answer the question because you cannot quite grasp […]...

24.Jul.2019 @ 10:46 AM


A Great Mentor Is…

One thing that many of us search for is a role model. We are always looking for somebody to look up to, somebody that we can learn a few things from. Sometimes our role models are individuals that we don’t even know – celebrities, business icons or sportsmen, for example. On the other hand, sometimes […]...

22.Jul.2019 @ 12:17 PM


A National Mentor

I am sure that a lot of you reading this will be intrigued as to what I mean by the term “a national mentor”. First and foremost, it is important not to take this term literally. I do not mean a mentor who is able to travel around a nation, or any such similar thing. […]...

22.Jul.2019 @ 12:16 PM


How To Be Mentored

We quite often focus on how an individual should act when they are in a position of authority. For example, we focus on the ways in which one should act if one becomes a leader of a firm. Moreover, we tend to focus on the best ways in which a teacher could act, should he […]...

22.Jul.2019 @ 12:15 PM


The Ideal Mentor

As humans, we often find ourselves idealising about the world around us. This is a perfectly natural thing to do and is merely a reflection of the human condition. It simply shows that we are aware of what we want, and that perfection is something that all humans want. Certain people enjoy idealising about food […]...

22.Jul.2019 @ 12:14 PM


How To Get The Best Out Of Your Mentor

The mentoring process can be a stressful thing for both parties. It can be stressful for the mentee because he or she may feel as if they are not quite as successful as they would like (hence why they are seeking the help of a mentor). They may, therefore, feel pressured to succeed after seeking […]...

22.Jul.2019 @ 12:13 PM


Why Do I Want A Mentor?

Let us begin by creating a short scenario. You are walking down the streets of London admiring the view; you see all the designer shops and fast cars driving past you. In this moment, you realise that you want a lot of things – designer clothes, a new car, a big house – but you […]...

22.Jul.2019 @ 12:08 PM