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Taking Mentoring to the next Level “Mentoring Matters” “One kind word can warm the Winter months” Chinese Proverb
Taking Mentoring to the Next Level How do we get there from here ? Illustrious Sir Gary Bergenske Bahia Shriners, Potentate Imperial Membership Executive Committee TRAC Specialist
Who Mentors ? Many Fortune 500 Companies Many Fortune 500 Companies Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines Coca Cola Coca Cola Most Schools Most Schools U. S. Department of Defense U. S. Department of Defense Federal Government Federal Government (1/2 work force is ready for retirement) (1/2 work force is ready for retirement) * Shriners
The most important ingredient in a successful Mentor Program is …….. LEADERSHIP The task of a Leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been. Henry Kissinger
Shriners Mentoring Let’s take a look at where we have been. Shrine Mentoring started in 1999 Shrine Mentoring started in 1999 All can do better All can do better Good ones have excelled & prospered Good ones have excelled & prospered Poor ones have quit Poor ones have quit Some have never started Some have never started Why ?????? Why ??????
Top 5 Reasons Mentoring Fails in Organizations Don’t use proven process & guide Don’t use proven process & guide Lack of Senior Management support Lack of Senior Management support Skills training not provided Skills training not provided Business Outcome not clearly defined Business Outcome not clearly defined No established criteria for selecting and matching mentors and mentee’s No established criteria for selecting and matching mentors and mentee’s Failure is only the opportunity to more intelligently begin again. Henry Ford
Leaders Plan for Success Planning is like a roadmap. It can show us the way, head us in the right direction, and keep us on course. Planning means mapping out how to get from where we are now to where we want to be. Planning is the power tool for achievement – The Magic Bridge to our Goal. The Magic Bridge to our Goal.
Why is Shrine Mentoring So Important ? Young Shriners are our MOST Valuable Asset. Mentoring can prepare our next generation of Leaders while insuring the transfer of knowledge.
Why is Shrine Mentoring So Important ? Taking it to the Next Level Educates Educates Develops Develops Attracts & Retains Attracts & Retains Provides New Leaders Provides New Leaders
Elements of Effective Mentoring you MUST have !! Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Structure / Management Structure / Management Planning Planning Mentor Pool Mentor Pool Development Development Implementation Implementation Responsibility Responsibility
MENTORING MATTERS Mentoring + Coaching + Training = Future Good Shrine Leadership
Mentoring Matters If we are to take our Fraternity to the Next level, Mentoring will be a BIG part of the equation. It will only happen with good Leadership leading the way. leading the way. Make Mentoring a Priority !!
Shrine Mentor Program The nuts and bolts of a successful Shrine Mentoring Program Persistence ; When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word “ succeed,” you find that it simply means to follow through.
Shrine Mentor Program Taking it to the next level.... Making New Nobles Successful Shriners Successful Shriners
How much does it cost to become a Shriner ? The Golden rule for every business man is this; “Put yourself in your customer’s place.”
Does a New Noble get a good VALUE for his Investment ?? Have we met our Responsibility to him ??
Mentoring to the next level, We Must help New Shriners meet their Full Potential Our thoughts and imaginations are the only real are the only real limits to Potential.
Of 1,000 men surveyed about joining an Organization ……. Nearly Everyone said …..
“They expected to be asked to JOIN.”
Who is Interested in Joining ORGANIZATIONS ???? Men between 35 and 50 Men between 35 and 50 Men with college degrees Men with college degrees Single men more than married Single men more than married Professional men more than blue collar Professional men more than blue collar Above from the Lou Harris Report
What Key benefits Should we be Stressing Benefit of meeting more friends Benefit of meeting more friends Making more connections Making more connections Importance of Family in the Shrine Importance of Family in the Shrine Involvement in the Community Involvement in the Community Support of Shrine Hospitals Support of Shrine Hospitals Opportunity to learn Leadership Skills Opportunity to learn Leadership Skills To be around POSITIVE People To be around POSITIVE People
What we have found Men Want from an Organization 85% said they want more friends 85% said they want more friends 100% wanted to make new connections 100% wanted to make new connections All wanted a better time with Family All wanted a better time with Family 80% wanted a role in the Community 80% wanted a role in the Community 60% Wanted an opportunity to Lead 60% Wanted an opportunity to Lead
Communication; A Key to Good Leadership “Woman without her man is a savage”
“Woman, Without her man, Is a savage”
And the Women said ……… “Woman! Without Her, Man is a Savage!”
Creating your Mentor Program Have a GOOD Leadership Plan Have a GOOD Leadership Plan Select the right TEAM Select the right TEAM Give them support from the TOP – down Give them support from the TOP – down Provide Training, Provide Training, Have the right attitude Have the right attitude Set Goals Set Goals Properly Match Mentors & Mentee’s Properly Match Mentors & Mentee’s This is a secret to our success.
Start your 2006 Program NOW ! Get your TEAM ready Get your TEAM ready Good Leadership is a must Good Leadership is a must Let everyone know about it Let everyone know about it Entire Divan needs to be onboard Entire Divan needs to be onboard Get the Interest up Get the Interest up Start building a list of Mentors Start building a list of Mentors Set Goals Set Goals
Who Are the Mentors Ambassadors Ambassadors Top Line Signers Top Line Signers 2 nd Line Signers must be ready to help 2 nd Line Signers must be ready to help Divan Appointments Divan Appointments Membership Team Recruitments Membership Team Recruitments Every Unit and Club during swearing in at Installations Every Unit and Club during swearing in at Installations
Duties of a Mentor 1. Inform and meet Noble at Stated Meeting 2. Introduce him to other Nobles 3. Introduce his Lady to other Ladies 4. Take him around to Club’s and Units 5. Inform him of upcoming functions 6. Use telephone to keep in contact 7. Attend parades and functions together 8. Always be available for questions 9. Keep new Noble involved
And Most Importantly HAVE A GOOD TIME !
Mentoring Matters T o accomplish great things we must Not only act, but also dream; Not only plan, but also believe.
Communication Builds Great Leaders After 3 Days You Remember……. 10% of what you hear 10% of what you hear 20% of what you see 20% of what you see Over 50% of what you see and hear Over 50% of what you see and hear I hear and I forget, I see and I remember. I do and I understand. Chinese Proverb Chinese Proverb
The Ceremonial The Ceremonial Put your Plan into place Put your Plan into place Match you Mentors and Candidates Match you Mentors and Candidates Have Handouts ready Have Handouts ready Have Mentors at Ceremonial Have Mentors at Ceremonial Have Mentors and Candidates meet Have Mentors and Candidates meet Begin Building Shrine Careers Begin Building Shrine Careers
I t is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow. and the reality of tomorrow.
Follow Up, Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Keep everyone involved Keep everyone involved Share Success Stories Share Success Stories It’s a one year commitment It’s a one year commitment Keep track of your GOALS Keep track of your GOALS
Mentoring Matters What does the record show if you have a MENTOR PROGRAM MENTOR PROGRAM in place ???
Mentoring Matters; Taking it to the next level…. 99% Report it is of Benefit to New Nobles 99% Report it is of Benefit to New Nobles 95% Report it gets New Nobles Involved 95% Report it gets New Nobles Involved It takes extra effort, but it is worth it It takes extra effort, but it is worth it The biggest problem is finding the Mentors, but then it works The biggest problem is finding the Mentors, but then it works
Success in Mentoring Success means doing the best we can with what we have, Success is in the doing, not the getting – in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard – reaching for the highest that is in us -- becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success. we are a success.
Let’s be a part of the SUCCESS Mentoring Matters, Take it to the next level with Good Leadership