Evaluating Your Mentoring

By Sally Jones Regularly evaluating your mentoring can be of great benefit to both those you are mentoring and yourself as a mentor. How often do you take some time out to consider how you are growing as a mentor? What skills might need a bit of polishing, or strengths could you intentionally build on?

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Conflict Competent Files and Notes

Our ACMN team enjoyed catching up with many of our subscribers, members, and friends at the Conflict Competent training last week. It was great to hear some unique input at each session and be part of the rich discussions and reflections on mentoring people in Conflict.  The Notes and Links from the seminar are listed

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Conflict Competent

Our ACMN team enjoyed catching up with many of our subscribers, members, and friends at the Conflict Competent training last week. It was great to hear some unique input at each session and be part of the rich discussions and reflections on mentoring people in Conflict.  For the full notes and links to presentations, please

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Modes of Mentoring: a tool for use in contracting

By Rick Lewis People often ask, ‘What’s the difference between mentoring and…?’ Conversations starting from that question typically emphasise the distinctives of mentoring and separate it from, for example, coaching, or spiritual direction, or supervision, or counselling or whatever. But it’s a mistake to give the impression that there are clear, agreed boundaries between these

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Conflict Competent: Mentoring Others in Times of Tension

Conflict is challenging for Christians.  Christian environments are  both conflict prone and conflict averse.  We sadly don’t have a good history of managing our disagreements positively and well.  Consequently there is a lot of pain and hurt around conflict for many in leadership.  In fact, the stress caused by conflict is the number one reason

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Chris Gribble shares reflections on burnout

Four signs that indicated I was emerging from burnout 1. My creativity began re-emerging Truth’s daily task Truth is not clinging to a failed understanding, Truth is the soul’s daily work, The creative heart work of the true human. Another line in this poem that I wrote was that “truth lived brings laughter and tears”.

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