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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

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  2. What is an apprentice?

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  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.

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  4. We should have

    apprentices.

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  5. Crap.

    What do I do now?

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  6. apprentice !== intern

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  16. LESSON 4:
    Don’t plan to hire

    your apprentices.

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  17. LESSON 4:
    Don’t plan to hire

    your apprentices.

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  18. LESSON 4:
    Don’t plan to hire

    your apprentices.

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  19. LESSON 5:
    You are responsible for

    your apprentice.

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  20. You are responsible for

    what happens to them.

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  21. If they fail, it is because

    you failed them.

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  22. LESSON 5:
    You are responsible for

    your apprentice.

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  23. LESSON 5:
    You are responsible for

    your apprentice.

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  24. LESSON 5:
    You are responsible for

    your apprentice.

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  25. LESSON 5:
    You are responsible for

    your apprentice.

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  26. Thank you
    Steve Hickey | @stevehickeydsgn

    UX Strategist at Fresh Tilled Soil

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  27. Q&A?
    Steve Hickey | @stevehickeydsgn

    UX Strategist at Fresh Tilled Soil

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