Building a Strong Mentor/ Mentee Relationship

Jun 6, 2019 | News

Austin’s SXSW (South by Southwest) Interactive conference, held annually over a ten-day period in March, features a large contingent of tech companies aiming to launch “the next big thing.” As interesting and useful, however, is the conference’s amazing mash-up of people showcasing their creative ideas and sharing insights on successes and failures.

One recent session on mentoring and millennials had me reflecting on my own career occupying both sides of the mentoring table. This led me to ask a few well respected colleagues and mentors for their opinions on this question: What are the two most important factors in building a successful mentor and mentee relationship today? Here’s what they said:

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