As a leader you must create opportunity for change and lead and encourage this throughout the entire organisation. Challenge leaders and employees to accept significant change.
One of the most important lessons I learnt from this experience is that we all have choices. The business made theirs, but I could also make mine. You need to choose, and then you need to commit to it.
In short, I believe whole-heartedly that my work and life trajectory has led me to the fortunate position I am now in where I feel I have a lot to offer our future leaders, industry pioneers and workplaces across the country on a greater level.
To achieve the fullest benefit the mentee needs to have a desire to listen, learn, change and be able to accept feedback. A mentor is providing time and the learnings from their experience to assist and develop the mentee. The mentee needs to own their own development.
If you’re not actively planning your next career move, you can be pretty sure that nobody else is either. The time to start planning it is today, no matter whether you’ve been in your current role for 1 day or 10 years (assuming you want to progress further in the future).