Monthly Archives: July 2018

MENTORS: How to Use Positive Psychology to Help Your Mentee to Thrive

MENTORS: How to Use Positive Psychology to Help Your Mentee to Thrive Over the last two decades a new branch of psychological study has taken academia, education and workplaces by storm.  Known as “positive psychology”, it is basically the study of what makes life worth living. Rather than focusing on helping the sick to “get […]

Coaching and Mentoring as Conversations About Context

Coaching and Mentoring as Conversations About Context If coaches and mentors rarely, if ever, offer advice, what do they do? They offer context. Context is “relevant information, which the learner does not hold, but which may have a significant effect upon the quality of the decisions they take”. Context might include: Feedback the learner hasn’t […]