What could be the Pitfalls of being a Mentor?

In my mentoring assignments, I have found following pitfalls 1. Poor Assessment of mentee's background (knowledge and skills). 2. Identifying mentee's motivation and clear identification of the needs. 3. Inability to Deal with mentee's inexperience (knowledge and skills) e.g. Computing skills, Smartphone skills etc. 4. Failure to Address mentee's misconceptions about science 5. Failure to Set … Continue reading What could be the Pitfalls of being a Mentor?

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The Life of the Mind: Hannah Arendt on Thinking vs. Knowing and the Crucial Difference Between Truth and Meaning “To lose the appetite for meaning we call thinking and cease to ask unanswerable questions [would be to] lose not only the ability to produce those thought-things that we call works of art but also the … Continue reading Via Newsletter BrainPickings I like.

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In Search of a Better World: Karl Popper on Truth vs. Certainty and the Dangers of Relativism “Knowledge consists in the search for truth… It is not the search for certainty.” BY MARIA POPOVA “I dream of a world where the truth is what shapes people’s politics, rather than politics shaping what people think is … Continue reading I subscribe to Brainpickings Newsletter.