A lifetime of mentoring – interview with Dr Katy Barnwell

Dr Michael Jemphrey, Translation and Anthropology Consultant, SIL Dr Katy Barnwell needs no introduction to anyone in the Bible translation world. I first met her when I was a newbie consultant in training in Cote d’Ivoire at a consultant workshop she led in the 1980’s. The way she gently encouraged us and sensitively handled someContinue reading “A lifetime of mentoring – interview with Dr Katy Barnwell”

Get mentoring off the ground!

Dr Michael Jemphrey, Robust Mentoring Leader, SIL “Mentoring is a great idea!” — after the Introduction to Mentoring online course everyone is convinced. Everyone would love to have a mentor. However, the reality is that far fewer people feel qualified to be a mentor for others. I think that is common to most of usContinue reading “Get mentoring off the ground!”

Online Training in Mentoring

Dr Michael Jemphrey & Eszter Ernst-Kurdi, Introduction to Mentoring Course Leaders, SIL Do mentoring relationships actually work?  Typically, three out of ten relationships do succeed. But if you train the mentors, then this number rises to six out of ten, and if you train both mentors and mentees, the success rate increases dramatically to nineContinue reading “Online Training in Mentoring”