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Teach What You Know: A Practical Leader’s Guide to Knowledge Transfer Using Peer Mentoring by Steve Trautman

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Chapter 5. Teaching What You Know

How much should I cover and how much do I deliver it?

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The first part of this book is devoted to “setting the stage” for the peer mentoring relationship. You’ve worked to establish roles, set up the work environment, and draft a training plan. Now you can begin executing the training plan. Executing that plan means spending time teaching your apprentice. Your challenge, as a subject matter expert, is determining how much detail you should present. If you were to share all you have learned about a topic during the training phase, you would likely overwhelm your apprentice. So, you’ll need to manage the flow of content ...

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