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Mentoring 'to the max'

When you groom mentees, do it with the aim that they will go one better than the mentor. It's the ethical thing to do.

I want my mentees to outperform me. Outshine me, please do. One day to unseat me, if I do not continually up my leadership game.

MENTORING is in vogue in corporate circles and beyond. Rare is the leader who does not engage in it. But I ask: Are you mentoring to the max?

To me, a true mentor must want his or her "mentees" to become not merely worthy colleagues, or just superb cogs in one's own business machinery....

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