Mentoring in Precarious Situations
The only people who achieve much are those who want knowledge so badly that they seek it while the conditions are still unfavorable. Favorable conditions never come.
C. S. Lewis
There are many learning alliances that are potentially arduous because of the precarious context in which the relationship is cast. We will examine two situations: mentoring in a super-fast-paced milieu and mentoring when the protégé is in a different location. We will first examine white-water mentoring.