CHAPTER 7
MAKING THE TRANSITION FROM MENTEE TO MENTOR
YOU NOW KNOW from first-hand experience the value of having a mentor in your life. But did you know that there are payoffs equally big for those who mentor? Mentors consistently report that they gain exposure to new and diverse perspectives from mentees that enlarge their thinking. They learn about operations, practices, issues, and people in other parts of the organization to which perhaps they would not otherwise have been exposed. When mentors have the opportunity to share their experience and wisdom and then see a mentee grow and develop into their potential, it is not only personally and professionally satisfying but also often a career highlight. Now it is time to think about building ...

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