A few years back, the idea of hiring a mentor or a coach was virtually unheard of. When a new senior staff member started at an organization, they would acclimate themselves with little support. Fortunately, that mindset has shifted significantly in recent years. It is now very desirable to have someone mentor senior staff as they start their new role, and even well beyond. Seeking a mentor speaks to the commitment to become a high performing executive and ensure the success of the organization.
Some of the benefits of hiring a mentor or coach include: