Leadership Capsules: The Leader as Mentor

Helping others learn how to succeed in their careers is the job of a mentor. Mentor-mentee relationships can be formal or informal, but the goal is to provide the benefit of experience and insight to the junior partner in the relationship. Individuals can learn a tremendous amount about how to succeed in their organizations by identifying and working with a mentor. This video discusses the role of the mentor, the skills necessary to be a good mentor and how to effectively be in service to the junior person. The training video explores how to establish a mentor-mentee relationship and recognize when the relationship has run its course. These relationships help both parties grow and enhance their insights, and improve the organization at the same time. This video helps those wishing to learn about mentorship relationships to better understand their roles and how to move forward in the relationship.