M1_7 Self- Concept, Serving as a Mentor
Discuss self-concept of serving as a mentor:
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- An idea of the self constructed from the beliefs one holds about oneself and the responses of others.
- Self image
- To be aware of oneself
Define serving as a mentor:
- Mentoring is a means to be of service to others
- Similar to servant leadership in that the focus is on others and not you
- Serving as a mentor reflects on your commitment to helping others
Define emotional intelligence:
- The capacity to be aware of, control, and express one's emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically.
List 5 basic elements of emotional intelligence:
- accurately perceive emotions in oneself and others
- use emotions to facilitate thinking
- understand emotional meanings, and
- manage emotions
- Another viewpoint is:
- Emotional intelligence is a very important skill in leadership. It is said to have five main elements such as - self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills.
Identify the elements of emotional intelligence appropriate to a mentoring arrangement:
- Social skills
Discuss the importance of emotional intelligence in the mentoring arrangement:
- Mentors must be aware of how they interact with people in differing situations
- Emotions play a huge role in the success of the mentoring arrangement
- The ability to be aware of who you are emotionally and socially and the willingness to change
Discuss criteria useful to critique self-concept of serving as a mentor:
- As mentioned above