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Mentoring Minutes

260 episodes of approximately 2 to 3 minutes each to encourage and inspire anyone working with adolescents. 40 years of collated education/teaching/coaching/youthmentoring/leadership research and experience linked to the latest adolescent brain research. Mini lectures/Training/ a different concept to share thoughts and ideas. A Mentoring Tip is included in each episode. Interact at www.facebook.com/robin.coxmentor or www.yess.co.nz or purchase a copy of Mentoring Minutes: Weekly Messages to Encourage Anyone Guiding Youth, an updated version of these podcasts. More information at www.yess.co.nz

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What is a mentor?

What mentoring adolescents means - some clarification to help mentors understand their role.

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13 Oct 2017

Rank #1

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Connecting your adolescent mentee to positive people

One of the important roles of volunteer adult mentors is to encourage their adolescent mentees to develop relationships with other positive adults in their lives. Some strategies are shared in this episode.

2mins

20 Jun 2018

Rank #2

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Rise to the mentoring challenges

Mentoring adolescents is always going to be a challenging experience for volunteer adult mentors. Some thoughts from research are shared as an encouragement in this episode.

2mins

15 Jun 2018

Rank #3

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A volunteer adult mentor as another role model

This episode highlights how volunteer adult mentors, as positive role models, can significantly impact the lives of adolescent mentees.

1min

16 Jun 2018

Rank #4

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Learning to manage anger

One of the great contributions a volunteer adult mentor can make in the life of an adolescent mentee is coaching, teaching and guiding him or her on how to manage anger.

2mins

17 Jun 2018

Rank #5

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Mentoring research

Findings from research about the value of mentoring and the importance of mentor training before mentoring adolescents

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14 Oct 2017

Rank #6

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Adolescents knowing their lives have meaning and purpose

How adult mentors can help adolescent mentees to feel that their lives have meaning and purpose.

1min

12 Oct 2017

Rank #7

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Why self-esteem and self-image are significant in adolescence

An important episode to guide volunteer adult mentors gain a deeper understanding of how to develop high self-esteem of young people they are mentoring.

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14 Jun 2018

Rank #8

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Dealing with inappropriate behaviour

This important episode offers strategies for volunteer adult mentors to consider when their adolescent mentee is involved in inappropriate behaviour over an extended period of time.

2mins

19 Jun 2018

Rank #9

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A holistic goal setting process

This episode highlights the importance of the volunteer adult mentor considering the development of the whole person when assisting their adolescent mentee during the goal setting process.

1min

18 Jun 2018

Rank #10

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The mentor: a career example

A true story of the experience of a volunteer adult mentor with his adolescent mentee.

2mins

21 Jun 2018

Rank #11

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Adolescents feeling valued

What it means for adolescent mentees to feel valued.

1min

11 Oct 2017

Rank #12

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Listening with empathy

An important episode to encourage volunteer adult mentors to display genuine empathy during the mentoring journey with a young person.

1min

13 Jun 2018

Rank #13

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Identifying adolescent mentees with a poor self-image.b

An important episode which explains some of the signs of an adolescent with a poor self-image and low self-esteem.

2mins

12 Jun 2018

Rank #14

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The art of a mentoring conversation

Effective communication is critical for any meaningful relationship, most especially in that between a volunteer adult mentor and a young person. This episode explores this important topic.

1min

11 Jun 2018

Rank #15

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Develop a great mentoring relationship

Strategies to ensure that adolescent mentees are loved and cared for by their volunteer adult mentors are shared in this episode.,

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10 Jun 2018

Rank #16

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Adolescent mentees with high self-esteem

One of the important roles of volunteer adult mentors is to encourage the development of their adolescent mentee's high self-esteem. Some of the positive signs to look out for and to develop arte considered in this episode.

2mins

9 Jun 2018

Rank #17

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Constructive communication - giving feedback

An important aspect of a mentoring relationship is coaching, teaching and guiding a young person on how to receive feedback. An important episode!

2mins

2 Jun 2018

Rank #18

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The 6 senses of resiliency

An important episode looking at the six senses of resiliency that can be fostered by volunteer adult mentors during the mentoring journey with their adolescent mentees, as suggested by the Institute for Mental Health Initiatives (USA).

2mins

15 May 2018

Rank #19

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Trusting each other

Why developing a mentoring relationship of trust between a volunteer adult mentor and an adolescent mentee is potentially life-changing.

1min

7 May 2018

Rank #20