Halftime Alum, Rick Woolworth, was recently published in the Harvard Business Review discussing the power of wholistic mentorship and how to be a great mentor.
In his experience as a Wall Street executive for 35 years, as a mentor to many colleagues and friends, and now as the president of a non-profit dedicated to helping leaders establish inter-generational relationships, Rick discovered that this more holistic approach is dramatically more effective in helping people fulfill their true potential. In fact, it’s one of the beauties of mentoring and what differentiates it from coaching for skill-building or performance.
Mentoring the whole person takes more effort, more time, and more thought. Here are some practices for doing it well.