How to Find A Great Mentor
In this program, we discover most ask and are trying to solve the the wrong mentoring question.
All the McKinsey, BCG et al partners hosting our programs talk about the incredibly important mentors who shaped their careers. It is a consistent theme. Kevin says that progress to the partnership comes down to an apprenticeship model where some senior partner must groom you.
If mentoring is so important, and so widely discussed, why is it so hard? Why do so many of us fail it? Why, even with good mentors at the right part of an engagement, we still fail to progress? Having the best mentor is not about finding a great mentor. There is a counter-intuitive insight which drives a different approach and it is explained in this program.
We use the example of Chetan, an executive coaching client, and how we applied this technique to change his career trajectory.
Ep 1: Chicken & Egg Dilemma in finding Mentors
Ep 2: Why everyone asks the wrong questions about mentors
Ep 3: What is mentoring?
Ep 4: What is a mentor?
Ep 5: Whom can mentor you and my own experience
Ep 6: What is the right question to ask…and the answer
Ep 7: The right mentor is insufficient – you need 2 other things
Ep 8: How to keep a great mentor
Ep 9: What happend with Chetan
Ep 10: What should you do in your 21 day plan
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The entire program is 10 episodes. This new format allows us to achieve 4 goals.
1 Taking into account very busy schedules of FC Insiders, we want members to be able to finish the entire program in 21 days.
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