Useful Tips

Before your 1st Pair Meeting

What to do

  • Get to know each other (personal, professional)
  • Establish guidelines (frequency, confidentiality, off-limits)
  • Clarify goals and expectations (measurement, milestones)
  • Partnership Agreement (both) and Learning Diary (mentee)
  • Allocate primary responsibility (schedule, agenda, reminder)

Effective Feedback

  • Offer in a timely manner
  • Focus on specific behaviors
  • Acknowledge outside factors that may contribute
  • Emphasize actions, solutions or strategies