Chapter 7

Summary and closing thoughts

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson, third President of the USA

In this chapter:

  • A summary of key definitions, messages and principles of mentoring.
  • Consolidate your current position as you begin or continue to mentor others.
  • Decide on the ideas or themes that you want to take forward.

Summary of key messages

Let’s look at the main messages from the book, to help you review and reflect on them. You may also find this section a useful place to return to later to be reminded of ideas or find signposts that indicate where to find key topics and information.

From Chapter 1

Mentoring is defined by the nature and intention of a relationship, rather than the specific behaviours within ...

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