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On my LinkedIn profile you can find an article ‚how to prepare for meeting your boss‘ (sorry we are asked not to put links here).
Your questions will depend on what role you want to grow into, it's not what your mentor has to tell, the mentor has to unable/show you the efforts you have to make to be successful.
Mentoring is tied to achieving specific objectives. You should prepare for the meeting by clearly articulating what you hope to get out of the relationship and your expectations for the mentor.
A mentoring contract is a good way to establish a "charter" for the relationship after the preliminary meeting.
You should not see your meeting with your mentor as daunting or something to worry about or need to prepare for. Quite the opposite. Your mentor knows a little bit about you and he/she wants to see how their life and professional experience will assist you to develop your own career. From looking at you CV/Resume your mentor will only have built up a basic mental picture of the person you are and a face to face meeting will help him/her to understand you and the kind of person you are. For these kinds of meeting I would not spend much time preparing for them. Only bring any information requested by your mentor. These meetings do not take the form of an interview, test or questionnaire. The only way you will get anything out of this process is you act like yourself in a professional setting.
Interesting ersta your question
Thanks for sharing
What is the specific purpose of this meeting with the mentor?
What do you intend to improve in your current role and, eventually, what you need for new and future challenges?
Good luck! One of my cousins is a VP there. His first name is Darryl.
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