The Power of Mentoring

Posted December 28th, 2011 @ 11:27 PM by Marci RobertsonPrint

Filed Under Leadership, Resources

Michael Hyatt, mentorthe Chairman of Thomas Nelson Publishing said, “If there’s one thing I have learned, it’s that young men and women are desperate for mentors who will build into their lives.”  A mentor is a  person that can drive you to become all that you desire to be  in your physical, spiritual and emotional journey through life. Even though mentoring can be a serious commitment of time, effort and money, it can be well worth the reward you gain from the experience.

At 35 years of age, I have had the  privilege of being mentored by two godly women, both of whom have dramatically impacted my life. I long to pass on what I have learned from my experience to others and have found these resources to be  a tremendous guide to help me accomplish this goal.

  • In his blog post, Michael gives a peek into his own mentoring group. He shares the requirements, commitments, opportunities, schedule, agenda and costs of his mentoring group. Although Michael mentors men, there are some great tools that can be used in mentoring women too.
  • One of our womensministry.net contributors, Robyne Beaubien, has compiled a list of her 3 favorite books on mentoring. Check out her article on mentoring resource recommendations for women.

“The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.”
 – Benjamin Disraeli

Question: Who has God placed in your life to mentor? What action steps will you take to make a difference in the life of someone? Add your comment below.

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