The Mentorship Process

Prescriptive 

  • What are you looking forward to in this mentoring relationship? 
  • What do you see are your strengths? 
  • What do you perceive are areas for improvement? 
  • What areas would you like to see worked on in this mentoring relationship? 

 

Persuasive

  • What does your daily life look like? What are the ins and outs of your job and responsibilities?
  • What are the most challenging things about your job?
  • What are the most exciting things about your job?
  • How do you prioritize things in your life?
  • What are the best ways for you to learn new information? 

 

Collaborative

  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 10 years? 
  • What motivates you? What stresses you?
  • How do you relax and take care of yourself?
  • How have your identities shaped you as a professional?

 

Confirmative

  • How do you give feedback?
  • How do you deal with criticism? 
  • What is your process for self-reflection?
  • How do you deal with challenging power dynamics?