Streaming Live February 9, 2022 – IMC Mentoring Lounge
Update on Doug Lawrence’s Book: You Are Not Alone (Amazon Bestseller);
Question about “How to Mentor? Dr. Stephen Hobbs responds;
Response to a Quora Question about mentoring;
Chip Conley (MEA) asked a question about “Who was your best mentor?” on his LI feed – Doug and Stephen answered;
Question to Doug from Stephen “What is the essential element of serving as a mentor?”;
Update on several admin-related matters for the community members’ awareness
Describe and explain the 4 mentor mentoring certificates available through IMC. What does audit and verify mean to the awarding of certificates? What role does ISO and Criminal Code of Canada play in awarding IMC certificates?
Answering Quora Questions about Mentoring – FAQJanuary 12, 2022 Topics: Quora Question: What is your best advice for someone who is thinking of mentoring others? Written response from Doug Lawrence as seen on Quora A: One of the things that I always recommend to anyone interested in the mentoring process is that if at all possible get […]
January 5, 2022_Someone asked us a question: How do I not fail as a mentor? This question highlights an Avoidance Pathway. We re-scripted the question to this statement: How to succeed at extraordinary mentoring using wise mentor practices! Which becomes an Approach Pathway. Review 5 Practices.
Doug Lawrence – Director Education/Outreach with IMC – shares his insights about and from his latest book “You Are Not Alone.” In it, he highlights the important connection between mental health and mentoring. He shares stories and encourages persons to step into serving mentors – there is a need!
Doug Lawrence (IMC) answers the Quora Question: Did you have a mentor? What did he teach you? Did it work? Are you or will you be a mentor as well? Why? His written response: I have had mentors and continue to have mentors as part of my journey today. In actual fact I have a number of mentors each providing me with something that the others may not. I would not be where I am today without my mentors as they provide guidance but also challenge me to think – critical thinking skills.
What are the 7 mentor requirements to establish an extraordinary mentoring arrangement. The requirements are presented more as concepts than actionable skills because of time constraints. Subsequent videos will explore each requirement in more detail. Keep your eye on this Blog!
December 9, 2021: As the Holiday Season 2021 approaches, Doug Lawrence shares personal thoughts about his experiences of the holidays and the value of mentoring. He offers considerations for your approach to the holiday season – he suggests, “Ask for the gift of mentoring!”
What are the 7 required character skills when mentoring? They are confidence – commitment – confidentiality – presence – rapport – reciprocation – tolerance. Presenters emphasize the importance of demonstrating them as a mentor, and mentee!