5 STOIC Considerations of Mentoring for Mentor

5 STOIC Considerations of Mentoring for Mentor

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5 STOIC Considerations of Mentoring
What are 5 STOIC Considerations of Mentoring?
How does Stoicism influence how you mentor?

00:02 Introduction to video

08:23 Consider:
Open - attitude to question, what is the meaning of mentorship/mentoring/mentor?
Develop an approach rather than develop an avoidance
Ask: How does philosophy inform a mentor’s life today? How mentors, mentor!

09:43 Stoicism
Philosophy - study of truth
YT: https://youtu.be/kjDcM4ZXtfY
(not an IMC endorsement, use discernment)

12:32 “Stoicism teaches the development of self-control and fortitude as a means of overcoming
destructive emotions; the philosophy holds that becoming a clear and unbiased thinker allows one to
understand the universal reason.” Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stoicism
***_Well suited to mentoring - especially at the beginning of the relationship
****_And possibly, when things might get tense
In general about calmness - humbleness - forgiveness - perspective

19:00 Certification Modules:
About Mentor
About Mentor Characteristics
About Mentoring Approach
About Supporting Mentee
About Tools and Techniques
About Learning and Development
About Certification/Recertification
Why important to this presentation:
Link the 5 considerations to this modules

20:00 Use STOIC
S - self-concept - self-restraint - self-mastery
T - tolerance - endurance - fortitude - stamina
O - optimism - confidence - anticipation - happiness
I - interruption - prevention, preparation, presence, practice, playfulness - facing it!
C - control - determine quality of your involvement and evolvement

YT: https://www.youtube.com/c/DailyStoic
(not an IMC endorsement, use discernment)
YT: https://youtu.be/yu7n0XzqtfA
(not an IMC endorsement, use discernment)

Additional Thoughts - consider these two three-word phrases
Patience, flexibility, discretion
Truth, trust, transparency

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Another presentation - soon - look at Cynicism
CYNIC
And, Theory U - presence!

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44:20 3 Related Quora Questions with Responses:
What is Leadership Mentoring and what/how is this accomplished?
Leadership mentoring enables mentees to see what great leadership looks like, as the mentor is technically leading them; using soft leadership skills to effectively communicate; leadership skills to encourage them and drive them forward; and hard leadership skills to hold them accountable for real progress.

Are leadership and mentorship the same?
Leaders and mentors are similar in that both have followers and both know how to lead others in a positive and encouraging way. The differences are that mentors often become confidants while leaders usually aren't. Mentors also operate based on values while leaders may still be operating based on dollar signs.

What is the difference between management and leadership?
“Management is about persuading people to do things they do not want to do, while leadership is about inspiring people to do things, they never thought they could.”

Co-Hosts
Doug Lawrence - Director of Education/Outreach
(https://TalentC.ca)
Dr. Stephen Hobbs - Director of Certification (https://wellthmovement.com) 

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