Mentoring Toolkit

Find out how to structure the mentoring conversation with questions that motivate and empower others

Mentoring toolkit by Antoinette Oglethorpe in use in a mentoring meeting

Mentoring Toolkit

Mentoring is one of the most powerful tools for developing others. 

Get the practical tools, framework and questions you need, in our exclusive toolkit for mentors, managers and leaders

Are you using your knowledge and skills to mentor others?

Mentoring is one of the most powerful tools for developing others. Mentees have found that mentoring has:

  • Guided them around major procedural obstacles and pitfalls
  • Significantly influenced their attitudes and professional outlook
  • Widened their professional networks
  • Enhanced their training and career development
  • Improved their performance and results by challenging their assumptions

It’s not just mentees that benefit. Learning and practising mentoring skills makes mentors better leaders, communicators and human beings. And that translates through to benefits for the organisation.

Research shows that employee retention rates are higher for those who are engaged in mentoring. And mentees are promoted five times more often than those not in a mentoring programme.

But sharing your knowledge and experience in a way that motivates and empowers can be a challenge.

How do you structure the conversation?
What questions should you ask?
How do you motivate and empower others to take ownership for their own development?
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That’s what the Mentoring Toolkit is designed to help you with.

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The Mentoring Toolkit gives you the practical tools, framework and questions to have effective mentoring conversations that empower your mentees to take ownership of their development.

The Mentoring Toolkit is a set of practical card-based tools, for mentors, managers and leaders.

It provides you with a flexible approach to motivate and empower others.

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Mentoring Toolkit

The Mentoring Toolkit allows you to:

The Mentoring Toolkit does the heavy lifting for you.

Quality mentoring conversations rely on powerful questions and useful models. But it can be hard to always have these at your fingertips. The Mentoring Toolkit does the heavy lifting for you.

What does the Mentoring Toolkit Contain?

At the heart of any mentoring relationship is a conversation. So, the core mentoring tools and techniques are ones that enable and help conversation. We draw on a range of frameworks, approaches and techniques. The Mentoring Toolkit provides you with a core set of mentoring conversation tools to start with.

Underpinning these tools are three key principles:

  1. Help mentees identify what success looks like
  2. Help mentees identify what’s already working
  3. Help mentees produce ideas and alternatives for making progress

The toolkit provides practical conversation tools that empower the mentee and help them identify a way forward. The toolkit also provides a framework that mentors can use to turn a “chat” into a purposeful, valuable discussion.

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The models and tools of mentoring will go a long way to help me better support and guide my mentees and colleagues.

The content is great; the tools are practically relevant. Now, I have got some wonderful new tools in my mentoring toolbox, and I know they are relevant for where I am now and where I am going tomorrow.

I had a first meeting with my mentee recently and found it very helpful to use the mentoring tools. And for the second meeting, my mentee will be describing what she calls her ‘perfect space’ that is her vision for the future and long-term outcome. I wouldn’t even have thought of starting out this way without the workshop training and toolkit.

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About Antoinette Oglethorpe

Creator of the Mentoring Toolkit

Antoinette is an award-winning leadership development consultant, coach, speaker and author. She has over 25 years’ experience in developing leaders for the world’s most successful organizations – companies like P&G, Accenture and Avanade.

She works with individual leaders, leadership teams and HR professionals. Antoinette uses a solution focused approach to focus on the things that will have the greatest impact on performance. By helping to make progress in those areas, she inspires her clients to operate more effectively and deliver better results.

In the past few years, she has supported multiple career management programmes and initiatives for international organisations. She was a contributor to the award-winning Virtual Career Labs at the United Nations Development Programme, which won two Fuel50 awards in 2017 as outstanding career management initiatives.

Antoinette frequently provides free resources to HR practitioners via her website. She speaks at events across the globe on subjects like the impact of mentoring and the importance of career conversations for employees, supervisors and organisations, among other talent development topics. Her book, “Grow Your Geeks: A Handbook for Developing Leaders in High-Tech Organizations.” was an Amazon bestseller in the category of Leadership and Management.

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