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Round table Mentoring as a tool to build business culture on the 25th of September in Ulyanovsk



On the 25th of September, round table ‘Mentoring as a tool to build business culture’ was held in the framework of the 2nd Regional Mentor Forum I work, therefore I am, timed to coincide with Mentor Day in Ulyanovsk Region, was held at the premises of Entrepreneurs club of Ulyanovsk Region.

Boris Tkachenko, international expert in mentoring, CEO of Mentoring Institute, International Business Leaders Forum, Youth Business Russia, member of Youth Business International (YBI) International Network Strategy Implementation Steering Team, moderated the round table.

It happened to be an interesting dialogue between representatives of SME, the Centre for Entrepreneurship Support and Assistance of Ulyanovsk Region, municipal centres for business support and development. Over 50 people took part at the round table.

The following items were covered:

  • Mentoring in entrepreneurship and corporate mentoring,
  • Who can be a mentor,
  • Who needs a mentor,
  • What are the personal qualities of a mentor,
  • What is important in mentoring (personal development, attitude, business development),
  • What you shall not do in mentoring (no interference in management, no financial relationships).

The participants shared their mentoring experience, and almost all agreed that mentoring was a mutually beneficial cooperation between a mentor and a mentee.

As one of the participants remarked: “Mentoring is present in everyones life, especially in business whether it is big or small. The topic is exciting! Mentoring is forever! There are always priorities in everyday itinerary. Thank you for inviting me to meet Boris Tkachenko”.

When the round table was over Boris conducted individual consultations.

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