Having a positive, guiding influence is invaluable to your career. As a mentee, you benefit from the experience of people who have already traveled down the path which you are beginning to travel; as a mentor, you have the capability to help people learn and grow by giving them your time and talent, which can be extremely rewarding. Additionally, when you invest in mentoring someone as a leader your company or organization will benefit from this relationship.
As a leader, you are responsible for developing your employees, and, in most cases, this is accomplished through coaching. Here are a few best practices for leading a coaching session using the BE Success Survey.