PROFESSIONAL BENEFITS


  • More contacts through their mentor’s network
  • Tailored guidance for life’s forks in the road
  • Exposure to mentee/mentor community
  • Opportunity to bring your colleagues into the community
  • Involvement in MentorTex demonstrates mentees’ investment in themselves and their commitment to professional development
  • Recognition from the business community

PERSONAL BENEFITS


  • Interpersonal growth
  • Friendship & social interaction
  • Counseling & listening
  • Support & confirmation
  • Acceptance

10 ATTRIBUTES OF A GREAT MENTEE


  1. Intelligence
  2. Ambition
  3. Willingness to take risks
  4. Initiative
  5. Energy
  6. Trustworthiness
  7. Integrity
  8. High emotional intelligence
  9. Optimism
  10. Complimentary skills to the mentor

DEVELOPING TRUST


  • Trust is developed over time
  • Trust is based on giving & receiving feedback
  • Loyalty is a key factor
  • Trust is about being personal
  • Trust is about mutual work/life productivity
  • Initial pairings are for potential mentor and mentee relationships
  • Official mentor/mentee status at MentorTex is established over time