We’ve been hearing a lot about the death of traditional mentoring lately. To paraphrase Mark Twain, we believe the reports of mentoring’s “death” have been greatly exaggerated.
Here’s the thing: mentoring, at its core, is a humble philosophy. Simply put, mentoring involves nurturing and encouraging another person in a way that allows the person to transform and grow in order to reach his or her full potential.
via Is Mentoring Dead?.