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Feb 26, 2004 4:26 pm re: re: What Does Being a Mentor Mean to You?
Lucas Hrabovsky

I completely agree. There has to be interest on both sides for mentoring to work. Who would want to waste their time trying to help someone when they simply do not care?

I also agree with the previous points on Mentoring as a two way street. There is so much that one can learn as a mentor without even realizing it at the start.



> Barbara Chaderton wrote:
> Hello,
>For there to be a Mentor, there must be a Mentee - someone receptive to another's experience. A Mentor can silently lead by example, verbally educate, visually demonstrate or supportively encourage. A mentorship can be assigned, volunteered and occur by happenstance.
>We are surrounded by mentors: parents, teachers, religious leaders, counselors, etc. With Advanced Mentoring, I believe it means stepping forward to mentor others we otherwise would never reach; extending a service to those who seek our experience or are merely curious about it.
>Definitely the ultimate reward is making a differnce in someone's life. The challenge is overcoming obstacles in communication and opinions from those that do not want or need a mentor.
>> Lucas Hrabovsky wrote:
>> Hello All,
>>There are many opinions on what being a Mentor really means. Most share the opinion that being a Mentor means that you want to make a difference in other peoples' lives. Since we already have such a diverse group here I am curious to hear what each of you think. Why do you want to be a mentor? What are the benefits that you receive from being a mentor? What are the challenges you face in acting as a Mentor?
>>To me, the greatest benfit of being a Mentor is knowing that I have made a difference in someone's life. That is a greater benefit than any type of compensation. Watching someone grow and knowing that you were a cause of it is very fulfilling to me.
>>The challenges I face in being a Mentor are feeling as if I could help my mentee more and trying to balance my schedule so that I can give him/her the time that they deserve. Being a Mentor, there is a very special bond that occurs between my Mentees and I. And at times it can be trying, but when my Mentees succeed, it makes it all worth it.
>>Look forward to hearing all your thoughts.

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