We are developing a wonderful network of mentors who are participating in our regular up-skilling and discussion mentor CPD sessions. Whether you are an internal or external mentor, do join us on the following dates for more fascinating free learning and sharing together.
Here is what some of the mentors who come regularly say:
‘I find these sessions so helpful and enlightening.’
‘Thank you so much for an interesting and informative session.’
‘Some really helpful tips!’
Join any or all of the next tranche of mentor CPD topics
As we head towards National Mentoring Month in January 2023, by popular request, Lis Merrick hosts another range of insightful and inspiring topics to enjoy.
Don’t miss a session — register now and choose your location to see times in your local time zone.
Active listening plus using empathy with listening
A double-bill with Becky Berry and David Firman, featuring one presentation on active listening, followed by an exploration of empathy in a coaching or mentoring conversation. See how to support a safe-space without judgements for the talker and embrace the magic ’empathy solvent’ to dissolve problems.
Tuesday 18th October 2022 @ 12:30 (UK)
Using intuition as a mentor
Are you an intuitive mentor? What does it mean to use your intuition in mentoring and how do you support your mentee to tap into their own intuition? A short exploration of what intuition is and how you can use it wisely as a mentor.
Wednesday 26th October 2022 @ 12:30 (UK)
How to understand Emotional Intelligence (EQ) as a mentor
A consideration of the key elements of EQ. How you can use and develop your own EQ as a mentor and how you can support your mentee to develop the different elements of their own EQ.
Wednesday 9th November 2022 @ 12:30 (UK)
Understanding motivation in a mentoring relationship
Following on from our exploration of EQ, let us do a deeper dive into motivation. Wondering why your mentee never does what they say they are planning to do? What is motivation and how can you support your mentee to harness their own motivation more effectively.
Wednesday 23rd November 2022 @ 12:30 (UK)
Facilitating commitment as a mentor
Do you find your mentee is a bit half-hearted and doesn’t always follow through on things? We will consider how can you support your mentee to get the most out of working with you and keep the relationship energised to the end!
Tuesday 6th December 2022 @ 12:30 (UK)
Then two great mentor CPD sessions to attend at the beginning of a New Year when you want to help your mentee to be focussed and feeling good about their development!
Setting direction in a mentoring relationship
A mentoring conversation has purpose and energy. Setting direction with your mentee will provide that focus to enable momentum and achievement of the mentee’s desired outcomes. Let’s explore how you can support them most effectively to develop direction.
Thursday 12th January 2023 @ 12:00 (UK)
Supporting your mentee to develop a Growth Mindset
Does your mentee understand the benefits of having a Growth Mindset? How can you support them to develop more of a Growth than Fixed Mindset and how do you recognise the two? Enjoy a deeper dive into some of Carol Dweck’s research on Growth vs Fixed Mindsets and how this is applicable to a mentoring relationship.
Thursday 26th January 2023 @ 12:00 (UK)
All webinars start will last for approximately 30 minutes — there will be an element of interactivity. If you want a chat beforehand, do get in contact. Some people stay on after the webinars for individual conversations, so don’t feel you have to rush away!
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