Engaging in an intentional mentoring relationship – whether as a mentor or mentee – is a key skill to develop. We all need people to be successful as we navigate our personal and professional lives. So how do you show up for mentoring conversations? In this article written by AVP Allison McWilliams (’95) for Psychology Today, learn about the 4 P’s to consider before any mentoring conversation.

“Effective mentoring relationships occur across identified stages to achieve individual learning goals. Both mentoring partners have roles and responsibilities to fulfill. And, to take advantage of what a mentoring relationship can provide, both partners need to enter every conversation with intention.”