Both Nicki and Lisa feel very positive about the commitment they have made and are keen to get started. Before they do so, they record the details they have agreed on in a contract to make sure they both understand what is required.
- Develop Nicki’s opportunities at work.
- Meet for coffee at a mutually agreed location
once a week.Communication:
- Regular phone calls and emails.
- Discuss areas of interest.
- Develop an action plan.
- Informal and frequent.
- Ground rules attached.
In her book Transformational Mentoring: Creating developmental alliances for changing organizational cultures, Julie Haye identifies the layers of a contract and the many benefits of having one.
Benefits of an agreement