Appropriate questions for different stages in the mentoring process - example 4 of 8

"Right, so if I understand what you’re saying, you’re covering up difficulties within the session content by telling a few jokes, if you see what I mean. Is that right?"

Avoid giving feedback when you have inadequate information.

Be aware of your communication style and how that works with that of your mentee. Share information about communication styles with your mentee.

Use a tone of respect and take care not to undermine the mentee’s self-esteem.

Check out your understanding of what is being said.

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