Embody the Mentoring Spirit: Reframing Mentorship

The concept of mentorship is often misunderstood and misapplied, leading to issues like high burnout rates and disillusionment among newcomers. This workshop aims to debunk harmful myths and reshape our understanding of mentorship. The presenter will explore the elements of effective mentorship, the dangers of toxic mentorship, and the importance of embodying a “mentoring spirit” that transcends traditional methods. We aim to:

  • Recognize the signs of harmful mentorship and its impact on the profession.
  • Articulate key components of effective mentorship.
  • Explore practical strategies for embodying a “mentoring spirit” in all our interactions.