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First published in Multilingual Magazine, by Jeannette Stewart. If you want to translate this or other Multilingual articles, please click here.
Business loves its buzzwords and it is tempting to regard these as mere expressions of fashion or trends with limited meaning. While caution is advisable, sense should also prevail. This is certainly the case with mentoring. The idea of an experienced, older individual counseling a younger charge is an ancient one reaching back to classical Greek mythology. Mentoring has been practiced down through the ages to the present day where it has found vogue in corporate culture as a means of growing and refining the skills that modern business requires.