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Coaching is a growth industry and while COVID has caused severe disruptions, practitioners and clients have mostly been able to pivot to online environments and keep going.


A mentor is an individual that acts as a coach or advisor that provides guidance, support, and professional knowledge to a mentee from a more experienced perspective. A mentor's core responsibility is to protect the interests of their mentee. A mentor has the responsibility to help you gain professional knowledge and help develop your skillset to achieve your personal or career goals in life. As a mentor, they can help you network with industry leaders and work towards bettering yourself as an individual. 


I have the habit of striking random conversations with youngsters and asking them about their goals and ambitions, particularly in the career that they want to pursue. 


Being a people-person may come naturally to a social butterfly, but for those of us introverts developing people skills can be tricky, overwhelming and down-right unpleasant. The sad truth is, however, that even if you’re amazing at your job, without good interpersonal skills, you aren’t going anywhere.
 


Judo Chop (25) performing stunts on his skateboard at the Kings Beach Development Skateboarding Contest which took place recently. The contest was aimed at promoting and encouraging skateboarding amongst the youth of Port Elizabeth and is supported by Mandela Bay Development Agency.

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