Mentoring Through Difficult Conversations

During the development of mentoring relationships, sometimes mentors must decide to offer constructive criticism or not. The obstacles to these productive conversations are described as: protective hesitation and protective defensiveness. Protective Hesitation– the tendency to not offer critical feedback and information for fear of offending the other person Protective Defensiveness– the tendency to build personal walls to avoid […]


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