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”

Speaking grace and truth in mentoring: how we grow through challenges

Kate M, Translation Consultant, SIL If somebody asked me, what was missing from mentoring I received as a translation consultant-in-training, I would say, “Being challenged – challenged to grow in my consultant and interpersonal skills; challenged to develop deeper knowledge of Biblical languages; challenged in writing papers; and challenged in my knowledge of related disciplines.”Continue reading “Speaking grace and truth in mentoring: how we grow through challenges”

Le mentorat comme levier de motivation et de productivité / Mentoring that boosts motivation and productivity

Orphée-Marcelle Nogbou, HR Manager, SIL Côte d’Ivoire The English translation of the post is just below the French original. Please scroll down to read it. L’un des facteurs importants de la compétitivité d’une organisation tient particulièrement à sa capacité à se doter en capital humain. En effet, la qualité de ce capital conditionne sa productivité.Continue reading “Le mentorat comme levier de motivation et de productivité / Mentoring that boosts motivation and productivity”

Au rythme du mentorat / The Rhythm Of Mentoring

Yves Léonard, Conseiller en traduction, Wycliffe Canada & Seed Company & Société biblique américaine The English translation of the post is just below the French original. Please scroll down to read it. Qui d’entre nous ne voudrait pas avoir à ses côtés le soutien d’un défenseur, d’une personne engagée à favoriser sa croissance, son succèsContinue reading “Au rythme du mentorat / The Rhythm Of Mentoring”