Where are you planning to go in 2016? How do you plan to get there? What do you want to achieve?
No matter what your goals, having a mentor could be one way of helping you get to the next stage. The right mentor could challenge, educate, inspire, open up different ways of thinking and reveal new opportunities.
But – before you go contacting anybody as a possible mentor, make sure you are very clear about why you want a mentor and what you hope to achieve from the relationship. Setting clear goals from the start will help ensure a valuable and productive experience for both mentor and mentee.
If you’re thinking of finding a mentor, start right here with this month’s Sound Women Podcast on Mentoring.
Hosted by Kate Thornton, it’s packed full of useful advice and tips covering everything from getting the most out of a being a mentee and finding a suitable mentor through to top tips on C.V writing.
Joining Kate for this valuable discussion on mentoring are:
- Caroline Raphael (ex Radio 4 Commissioner, Editorial Director of Audio Penguin Random House)
- Fran Plowright (Creative Learning Consultant)
- Helen Boaden (Director of BBC Radio)
- Sue Ahern (Director of Training, Sound Women and Creative People)