meaningful mentorship

Download Meaningful Mentorship

Post on 16-Jul-2015




1 download

Embed Size (px)


  • Meaningful Mentorship

    Steven C. Echard, IOM, CAE Mary J. Wheatley

  • Meaningful Mentorship

    What Is A Mentor?

    Case Study

    Pyramid Model

    Mentorship Cycle

    Impact of Mentorship

  • What a mentor IS NOT

    Your boss


    Making a copycat

    Creating a minion

  • What is a mentor?

    A mentor is a trusted

    counselor and guide

    and someone you have asked

    to mentor you!

  • Why Mentorship Matters



    Mutually Beneficial

  • Thirty Years in the Making!

    My Personal Mentorship Journey

  • My First Mentor: My Mom

    Hard Work Dedication Values Education Goals

  • Others I Picked Up Along the Way

    Consider who helped you get HERE

    It was probably many people

    Who helped shape your path? Parents Coaches, Teachers Peers and Colleagues

  • The Pyramid Model

  • The 1/3/10 Pyramid Model


    3 10

    Primary Mentor

    Key Advisors

    Peer Mentors


    Discuss potential mentors and why with your neighbors

  • Constructing Your Pyramid

    Primary Mentor

    Key Advisors

    Peer Mentors

    Consider characteristics,

    position and influence

    Personality and values also


  • Primary Mentor

    Executive Director of 501(c)(3)

    CAE and IOM credentials

    Experience in medical societies, AMCs

    Encourages professional development

    Values family and work/life balance

  • Key Advisor 1

    Senior Executive at my current assn

    Previously worked at ASAE

    Knows tons of people in our industry

    Expertise in communications

    Extremely creative thinker

    Excellent communicator

  • Key Advisor 2

    YAE and deputy executive director

    Medical association

    Experience with my current assn

    Great communicator, open and honest

    Critical thinker and problem solver

  • Key Advisor 3

    Executive Director @ medical assn

    20+ years experience in business and

    association management

    Previously worked in finance

    Advocate for young professionals and

    importance of mentorship

  • The Mentorship Cycle


  • Know What You Want

    Conduct your own personal SWOT analysis

    What are your strengths and weaknesses?

    What do you see as upcoming opportunities and threats?

  • Know What You Need


    Support and Buy-in



  • Outline your personal plan

    Logistics and Timeline

    Goals and Skill sets

    Identify potential mentors

    Outline roles they would serve

    Fill in your pyramid!

    Developing Your Plan

  • Just do it: Ask! You never know what it could lead to

    21 years of marriage! Prom, 1986


  • Routine Maintenance

    Check in routinely

    Keep mentor informed

    Create meaningful interactions

    Both individuals benefit

    Both are changed in some way


  • Things to Consider

    Are your personalities

    a good match?

    Are you both gaining

    something from this?


  • Adapt

    Change your plan as needed

    It should be working for you

    Do you need a new mentor?

    Address any roadblocks

  • The Cycle Continues

    Take on protgs

    Everyone has something to contribute

    Give back!

    Now YOU Become the Mentor

  • Results in positive career outcomes

    Higher salary, promotions, job satisfaction

    Pyramid model allows exponential growth

    Access to 14 mentors

    The Impact of Mentorship


  • Questions?


  • Thank you!


    Download handout

    Check out google site

    Tweet us!

    Meaningful MentorshipMeaningful MentorshipWhat a mentor IS NOTWhat is a mentor?Why Mentorship MattersMy Personal Mentorship JourneyMy First Mentor: My MomOthers I Picked Up Along the WaySlide Number 9Slide Number 10Slide Number 11Slide Number 12The Pyramid ModelSlide Number 14Slide Number 15BRAINSTORM!Slide Number 17Primary MentorKey Advisor 1Slide Number 20Slide Number 21Slide Number 22INITIATEKnow What You WantKnow What You NeedSlide Number 26Slide Number 27MAINTAINSlide Number 29EVALUATESlide Number 31ADAPTSlide Number 33Slide Number 34Slide Number 35Slide Number 36Slide Number 37Questions?Thank you!