Chapter 10

Introduction

Welcome to the Mentoring Partnership Program! You already learned about the differences between the Mentoring Partnership approach and the traditional mentor/protégé model. Now that you have begun to form your own mentoring partnership, you will discover that this program will help you and your partner to:

• Develop your skills and competencies for future career plans and professional capability.

• Explore future career directions and work options.

• Provide a sounding board to listen and to ask difficult questions.

• Share life experiences, specifically those dealing with new or difficult situations.

• Give support and ...

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