How can I make the most of a mentoring relationship?

M, Yoda, Mr Miyagi – we all know a good mentor can make a big difference. But what makes a good mentee? Does everyone need a mentor?

This week on the podcast, Ross Dickie and Peter Casebow are joined by Jessi Schatz from Emerald Publishing and Margaret Burnside from CAKE to talk about how you can make the most of a mentoring relationship.

In this episode you’ll find out about:

  • What are the benefits of mentoring/being mentored? 
  • Does everyone need a mentor?
  • Will the role of ‘reverse mentoring’ become increasingly important as millennials come to represent a larger proportion of the workforce?

[Podcast Transcript] 

Show notes

The book Peter mentions is The Unwomanly Face of War by Svetlana Alexievich.

The Kaizen Training blog Margaret refers to can be found here.

You can listen to the ‘Victorian Orchidelirium’ episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class on their website.

The Yo-Yo Ma episode of Song Exploder can be found here.

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