Understand the problem and improve business results.
There is no written rule that Managers or Leaders are good mentors. Mentorship is an added perk that is shared between two people if the stars align…meaning, it takes a knowledgeable Mentor and a willing Mentee to make the relationship work. Just because there is a working relationship does not mean the ‘knowledge’ or the ‘willingness’ exist…there needs to be the right balance. Read more
Is your boss doing a good job as your mentor?
Do you feel like your boss has your best interest in mind when discussing your career path? Does he or she listen to what you want to accomplish, and work with you to help achieve your goals? OR is the disconnect between what you are doing today, and what you want to be doing, driving you insane?