Mentoring is an invaluable resource that benefits mentors, mentees, and organizations in many ways.  By formalizing the mentoring process, all parties benefit in the following ways.

Mentoring benefits the mentor by:

  • Helping them to develop empathy
  • Teaching the mentor active listening skills
  • Establishing the mentor’s interpersonal relationship and communication skills
  • Allowing the mentor to give back, both to the mentee and the organization
  • Helping them to develop their own leadership skills

Mentoring benefits the mentee by:

  • Allowing the mentee to leverage the wisdom and knowledge of the more experienced mentor.
  • Boosting the mentee’s self-confidence
  • Growth by receiving constructive criticism and feedback
  • Potential networking opportunities through introductions from the mentor

Mentoring benefits the organization by:

  • Enabling the company to capitalize on the knowledge transfer of their human capital
  • Offering leadership development opportunities to a broad audience of mentors
  • Can aid in succession planning
  • Creating a culture of mentoring and a more nurturing work environment


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