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How To Mentor Someone Without Ruining Their Career

Steve Hickey
November 03, 2015

How To Mentor Someone Without Ruining Their Career

Steve Hickey

November 03, 2015
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  1. How To Mentor Someone Without Ruining Their Career Steve Hickey

    | @stevehickeydsgn UX Strategist at Fresh Tilled Soil
  2. What is an apprentice?

  3. ap•pren•tice a person who is learning a trade from a

    skilled employer, having agreed to work for a fixed period at low wages.
  4. We should have apprentices.

  5. Sure!

  6. Crap. What do I do now?

  7. apprentice !== intern

  8. LESSON 1: You have to define what you’re trying to

    create.
  9. LESSON 1: You have to define what you’re trying to

    create.
  10. LESSON 1: You have to define what you’re trying to

    create.
  11. LESSON 1: You have to define what you’re trying to

    create.
  12. LESSON 2: A mentor’s job is to amplify their apprentice’s

    abilities.
  13. LESSON 2: A mentor’s job is to amplify their apprentice’s

    abilities.
  14. LESSON 3: Sometimes your apprentice isn’t going to like you.

    But that’s ok.
  15. LESSON 3: Sometimes your apprentice isn’t going to like you.

    But that’s ok.
  16. LESSON 3: Sometimes your apprentice isn’t going to like you.

    But that’s ok.
  17. LESSON 4: Don’t plan to hire your apprentices.

  18. LESSON 4: Don’t plan to hire your apprentices.

  19. LESSON 4: Don’t plan to hire your apprentices.

  20. LESSON 5: You are responsible for your apprentice.

  21. You are responsible for what happens to them.

  22. If they fail, it is because you failed them.

  23. LESSON 5: You are responsible for your apprentice.

  24. LESSON 5: You are responsible for your apprentice.

  25. LESSON 5: You are responsible for your apprentice.

  26. LESSON 5: You are responsible for your apprentice.

  27. Thank you Steve Hickey | @stevehickeydsgn UX Strategist at Fresh

    Tilled Soil
  28. Q&A? Steve Hickey | @stevehickeydsgn UX Strategist at Fresh Tilled

    Soil