M4_10 Mentee Issues Mentoring Arrangement
Discuss mentee’s resource allocation to deal with issues:
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2. Identify 3-5 Key Learning Points from watching each video
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4. Summarize your learning
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Identify the mentee’s issue(s):
- Participate in the issue discovery
- Look for what are personal issues and what are professional
- Personal can include self-worth, self-esteem, and self confidence as examples
- Professional can include disengagement, lack of advancement, poor communication, lack of motivation for example.
Identify the criteria for prioritization of mentee’s issues:
- Focus on the personal issues first
- They act as a barrier/obstacle to moving forward with professional issues
- If they do not believe in their ability to produce then it is highly likely that they will not produce
- Focus on the personal - target the issue that has the greatest impact on them as a person - may also have an impact on those around them - including clients
Distinguish between situational and recurring issues:
- Situational issues are the one of’s that happen and then go away
- Recurring issues are those that keep repeating themselves until they are properly dealt with.
- A situational issue can become a recurring issue if not dealt with quickly and properly