One of the greatest gifts mentors give their mentees is holding out hope for the future, faithfully, week in and week out. Here are a group of stories that show different way mentors have gone about this important role.
Encourage intellectual curiosity. Visit the library, museums, and educational or cultural events. Find ways to include music, sports, a new language, or similar endeavors to your activities. Encourage them to talk about feelings, accomplishments, and problems. Listen actively, reflecting back on what they share with you. Expect drama but focus on facts. Show an [...]