MENTORSHIP IS:

The relationship by which one person empowers another through sharing knowledge, wisdom and resources gained through experience.
Mentors provide empowerment by sharing from life experience. Benefits
Mentees receive empowerment from a mentorís experience. Benefits

INTENTIONAL MENTORSHIP FEATURES

Intentionality: Mentorship partners are purposeful, their connections are deliberate. They prepare for and follow-up on their exchanges.
Clarity: Participants clarify goals and expectations for the mentorship. A concise agreement provides the form and the freedom to optimize the relationship.
Confidentiality: Mentorship requires a high level of trust between mentor and mentee. Confidentiality provides the context for substantive and authentic sharing on many levels.
Reciprocity: Sharing responsibility for the success of the mentorship, both mentor and mentee willingly fulfill assignments appropriate to their roles.
Quality: As a premeditated, empowering exchange of knowledge, wisdom and resources mentorship adds value to both partnersí lives.
Accountability: Participants monitor and evaluate the process and progress of the mentorship measuring it against their mutually determined goals and expectations.

LIFE: LIVE IT... LEARN IT... SHARE IT...