Watch the video above and talk about it with a friend or mentor.

A mentoring relationship can feel mechanical at first, but you can move past the awkwardness to form a real life-changing relationship

Key Points:

  • Any new skill can feel mechanical at first.
  • Stick with the tools.
  • How to move to mastery.
  • Remember: It’s a journey with a person.
  • Pray for real life change.

See Also: Mentoring Basics

Talk About It
  1. What’s your initial reaction to this topic?
  2. Talk about a new skill you once learned that felt mechanical at first? How did you gain mastery?
  3. Why should even experienced mentors use basic mentoring tools?
  4. How might you use the tools differently as you gain more experience?
  5. How do simple tools help to make mentoring reproducible? Why is this important?
  6. Read Proverbs 18:2. How does this apply in a mentoring relationship? Why are mentors so often prone to dominate a mentoring conversation?
  7. How is a mentoring relationship more than just imparting the right truths?
  8. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.