Module 8: Expectations of the Relationship

Objectives:

  • List the five stages of relationship development
  • Match times in the ChalleNGe cycle, when stages will most likely occur
  • Review various examples of Mentor and Cadet relationship challenges

Key Points:
Like any relationship, there will be challenges. Preparing ahead of time for these challenges will help the long-term success of your partnership.  Review the Relationship presentation to the right of your screen to acclimate you to some of the possible scenarios you may encounter.

Checklist:

___ Review the Resources
___ Complete Activities
___ Complete the Module 8 Questions

Resources:

Activities:

  • In regards to the Mentor/Mentee relationship, list two expectations that you have of your Mentee.
  • In regards to the Mentor/Mentee relationship, list two expectations that you have of yourself.
  • In regards to the Mentor/Mentee relationship, list two expectations that you have of your time together with your Mentee.
  • Use this list as a start for your conversation with your Mentee regarding expectations.  Be sure to make the expectations realistic and achievable.

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