Talk: Becoming an Effective Mentor
Have you ever thought about becoming a mentor but didn’t know how to get started? Mentoring is a valuable tool for professional development that can result in positive outcomes for both the mentor and the mentee. In this talk, you will learn:
- How to identify the specific skills and strengths that you could potentially offer as a mentor.
- Strategies for how to build formal and informal mentoring relationships in the workplace.
- Best practices for communication in mentoring, including how to give constructive feedback and understanding the importance of of active listening.
- Strategies for overcoming common fears that might be preventing you from wanting to become a mentor. If you’ve ever considered becoming a mentor but felt that you didn’t have enough time, that you’re too much of a beginner yourself, or even that your communication skills might be holding you back, this talk is for you.
Speaker Bio: Olivia Liddell
Olivia Liddell is a Cloud Training Specialist at Cloudbakers. She is a former Chicago Public Schools teacher who now specializes in technology training and change management. She is passionate about teaching, mentoring, and distance running.
At the end of the presentation, one random lucky winner will win a free 1 year individual subscription to any single JetBrains Toolbox product. Choices includes PhpStorm, WebStorm, DataGrip, or others seen at https://www.jetbrains.com/products.html. Thanks JetBrains!
3400 W. Mayflower Ave.
Lehi, UT 84043
How to get there:
Take I-15 to the SR-92 (Timpanogos Hwy.) exit. Go West on SR-92. Turn right on N. Thanksgiving Way (In front of the Maverick). At the T intersection, turn right to continue on N. Thanksgiving Way. Turn left on W. Mayflower Ave.
Enter through the front door and immediately turn left and the auditorium will be right in front of you.
The After Party
We will be going to JCW's for the After Party. Come check it out with us.
Look forward to seeing everyone on Thursday!