CPO 365 MENTORSHIP BRIEF. IS1(AW) Brendan Clinch NIMITZ OIC Mentorship Program Coordinator 21 March 2013. Introduction. What is mentoring? What Mentoring is NOT Roles of a mentor Roles of a protégé Purpose Background 10 Reasons You Should Have a Mentor. Purpose.
IS1(AW) Brendan Clinch
NIMITZ OIC Mentorship Program Coordinator
21 March 2013
What we want to do:
Develop Leadership Abilities
Competitive Edge for Advancement
Readiness and Willingness for their Return to the Fleet
is an open vista of new experiences and possibilities
involves support, assistance, and guidance
requires time and communication
facilitates self-reliance in mentees
areciprocal learning partnership in which mentee and mentor agree to a partnership, where they will work collaboratively toward achievement of mutually defined goals that will develop a mentee’s skills, abilities, knowledge and/or thinking.
1. Morale – Mentors help protégés develop self-confidence and a sense of purpose
2. Esteem – Mentors help build the self-esteem of their protégés, enabling them to go as high as they want to go in their careers.
3. Support – Mentors provide professional and development advice and psychological support
4. Counseling – Mentors facilitate informal exchanges about work and provide a confidential outlet for the protégé to discuss their concerns
5. Exposure – Mentors sponsor protégé’s exposure and visibility in an organization
6. Opportunities – When protégés combine their energy and enthusiasm with the resources that mentors have to offer, endless possibilities result
7. Resources – Mentors have a wealth of resources to offer their protégés: career tips, development advice, lessons learned, etc.
8. Integrity – Mentors encourage their protégés to adhere to the highest standards of honesty, ethics, and professional values (Honor, Courage, and Commitment)
9. Networking – Mentors show protégés how networking opportunities can help their career mobility and professional growth
10. Goals – A mentor’s ultimate goal is success for his or her protégé