Certainly, job searches can be tough. But looking for a completely new kind of job, or trying to break into a new industry? That can be so anxiety provoking for people that they avoid ever even trying.
But with the right strategy, it is possible to make the transition.
If your approach to mentorship is solely about making introductions, you're doing it wrong.
Much like leadership coaching and Bitcoin, mentorship is much-talked about but not widely understood. Mentorship is about a lot more than making a few introductions and telling some stories. We compiled a few pointers to get you on the right track.
I once worked with a leadership coach; it can't have been an easy gig for him. My company at the time hired him to work with a few senior leaders, all of whom were themselves coaches to senior leaders at other companies.
But even making allowances for that, let me put it bluntly: he did a terrible job.
If you're reading this, you're likely considering doing a 360 or you're about to do one and aren't sure what to expect. Either way, you're in the right place.
Here'll you find a 360 primer and some pointers to make the process work for you, and for your team.