To give a chance to reduce the frustrations I had in starting out. To learn from new perspectives. To get energized from their energy.
Whether we have something in common or a way of looking at the world, or even a similar willingness to make things happen.
Passion, dedication to their dreams, williingness to learn, abilty to disagree, politely, engagement.
Deeper insight into my mentees environemnt. Clearer understanding of what they need. My learning to ask better questions.
Too many tools are around this. They just get in the way of engaging. Mentoring shouldn't be a tool assisted schedule. It should be more flowing, that said anything that makes your own workflow better should be useful.
I would love to learn more about your mentorship program. To answer your questions:
Thanks and good luck!