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Importance of Mentoring: TPP’s CEO partakes in speed mentoring session at the Women of the World festival

By Billie Graham on 10 Mar 2017

Mentoring someone involves more than just the transfer of advice and information. Those willing to invest their time in developing, motivating and inspiring other professionals, gain substantial benefits from the partnership. Here at TPP we practice what we preach, as well as implementing our own mentoring scheme by pairing fundraisers to establish and cement mentor and mentee relationships, our CEO, Jayne Morris, is using her experience to offer her expertise at Women of the World festival. Jayne will be partaking in four individual mentoring sessions in an afternoon. Over 3000 women have taken part in the in the WOW speed-mentoring sessions.

Active listening, problem solving, the ability to set goals and encourage others to achieve them are all key skills you need to be able to demonstrate as you move up the career ladder, which makes Jayne Morris the perfect candidate for being a successful mentor. WOW – Women of the World festival at Southbank Centre champions gender equality, celebrating the achievements of women and girls everywhere. Women of the World festival is running from 7th-12th March 2017, at the Southbank Centre.

Our Top 4 reasons to mentor:

1.       It gives you an opportunity to review your own practices

2.       It helps build your professional network

3.       It provides great personal satisfaction

4.       It builds interpersonal and management skills

Our Top 4 reasons to be a mentee:

1.       It helps you develop new skills and knowledge

2.       It gives you the opportunity to share with an impartial advisor

3.       It’s great for career progression

4.       It boosts your professional profile

TPP’s Fundraising & Development team run a highly successful scheme matching fundraising mentors and mentees.

Read more about TPP’s Mentoring Service here

Join in the conversation and help celebrate the achievements of women and girls everywhere, by tweeting @WOWtweetUK and by using the hashtag #WOWLDN