Here are some tools that can easily be applied.
This is a useful tool for setting goals.
|Specific:||Set specific goals.|
|Measurable:||How will this goal be measured?|
|Attainable:||Ensure that the goal is achievable and attainable.|
|Realistic:||Check that the goal is realistic and (or) relevant.|
|Time:||By when will this goal be achieved?|
The power to focus – The 4-D Solution
|Dump it:||Learn to say “No”. You may choose not to do. Learn to be firm.|
|Delegate it:||Hand some tasks over to others.|
|Defer it:||Defer the issue and schedule to do it at a later time.|
|Do it:||Do it now if it is an important project. Do not make excuses.|
The GROW model
There are various models to support the mentoring process. The GROW model is one that is simple yet powerful. There are four components:
|Goals:||To set clear goals for each mentoring session.|
|Reality:||Checking in to understand the current situation.|
|Outcomes:||Explore options and strategies or alternative courses of action.|
|Wrap-up:||What is to be done? By when? By whom? Is there the will to do it?|
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