What Are The Benefits Of Mentoring?

What Are The Benefits Of Mentoring?

Mentoring benefits both the mentor and the mentored person.

A successful mentoring program benefits are:

  • Enhancing strategic business methods and initiatives.
  • Encouraging the interest in the chosen industry.
  • Reducing unnecessary costs by eliminating unwanted purchases.
  • Improving business productivity and actions by structured methods and plan.
  • Breaking down the “silo” mentality that hinders cooperation among liked business persons. Not feeling alone in the business growth.
  • Elevating knowledge transfer from just getting information and to retaining the practical experience and wisdom gained from long-term the mentor. Putting into action the skills shared via the mentor.
  • Enhancing professional development of yourself and the approach to the business.
  • Linking mentored persons with valuable knowledge and information to other non-mentored persons in need of such information. Feeding hungry struggling people with the information that they have been yearning for for so long in some cases.
  • Supporting the creation of a multicultural network by creating relationships and allowing equal access to mentoring. Sharing their contacts and skills between each other. No room for discrimination, everyone has the opportunity to share their knowledge and skills.
  • Creating a mentoring culture, which continuously promotes individual personal growth and development. Promoting this teacher student environment encouraging others to follow suit in the ability, to want to learn directly and beneficially in the shortest way possible.

Mentors enjoy many benefits, including:

  • Gains insights from the mentored person’s background and history that can be used in the mentor’s professional and personal development.
  • Gains satisfaction in sharing expertise with others. Job satisfaction.
  • Re-energizes the mentor’s career by making them feel that they are sharing their knowledge and being useful to others, sharing the success of previous mentored person’s to new non-mentored persons.
  • Gains an ally in promoting the mentor’s well-being, allowing recommendations to others by the mentored person, sharing their experience and new-found successes as a result.
  • Learns more about other areas within the mentored person’s life. Takes an interest in the other aspects of their life and possibly finding a liking to other interests along the way. Mutual personal friendship develops

Mentored Persons enjoy many benefits, including:

  • Gains from the mentor’s expertise, by taking one to one support and not wasting time in pursuing their goals.
  • Receives critical feedback in key areas, such as communications, interpersonal relationships, technical abilities, change management and leadership skills. Is shown the best and direct methods to use in pursuing their goals and success.
  • Develops a sharper focus on what is needed to grow professionally within the organization. Not wasting time in chasing other ideas that are known not to work. Streamlining their business approach into a more time-managed manner.
  • Learns specific skills and knowledge that are relevant to personal goals. Using only what is appropriate to their journey in building the business in the quickest and meaningful way.
  • Networks with a more influential person and starts building upon a network of liked people of the same sector or business genre.
  • Gains knowledge about the business genre’s culture and unspoken rules that can be critical for success and as a result adapts more quickly to what actually works.
  • Has a friendly ear with which to share frustrations as well as successes. Has an immediate supportive friend to call upon in times of need when hitting a roadblock in the business growth.


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1 Comment

  • Ken Soszka

    Reply Reply January 30, 2013

    Thanks for an enlightening post Gary, many of these benefits are not very apparent until you see them spelled out like this. Mentoring is a great thing for both parties!

    -Ken Soszka

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