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Young Adults - Why Mentoring Programs?

Why Mentoring for Young Adults

Young adults, who are not confident about their abilities need to be helped with timely support. They require a sense of security which high quality mentoring programs can provide. It is about opening a young adult's mind to infinite possibilities and discovering himself/herself.
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Who is a Mentor?

A Mentor can be described as a trusted and experienced adviser who guides, supports and encourages the young adult in his or her life goals.

 

The Mentor provides resources, support and also constructive feedback. A mentor encourages the young adult in developing his/her skills and potential.

What are the benefits of having a Mentor as a young adult?

Mentoring has a number of positive effects on the personal development of young adults. A survey of mentees conducted before and after they signed up for mentoring programs revealed the ones with a mentor had an improved self image. The mentees also became more confident about their future.

The majority of participating young adults felt that:

 

  • They displayed confidence of performing well in job interviews
  • They had improved when it came to organizing their work
  • They noticed an improvement in their decision making
  • They were more confident when interacting with people and even strangers
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Teachers and program coordinators too saw a positive change in the young adults who had been a part of such mentoring programs.They noticed the mentees to be more mature in their behaviour and playing a contributory part in discussions.

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The young adults' communication and interpersonal skills had greatly improved through mentoring.

More mentees displayed knowledge about opportunities available to them and had an idea about their future working life.

 

Mentoring for young adults had maximum effect when it came to the mentees realizing the importance of having higher qualifications.

Mentors made young adults feel that they could achieve more and this in turn increased their confidence.

Why get a mentor as a young adult?

A mentor can help young adults in identifying and solving their problems.The coach can help the young adult to go past a problem where he or she might have previously got blocked, impaired or thwarted.

The healthy and supportive relationship between the two contribute to a number of benefits, resulting in:

  • Successful completion of studies
  • Lower drop out rates from study courses
  • Healthier lifestyle choices and relationships
  • Better attitude toward friends
  • Greater confidence and self-esteem
  • Improved all around behaviour
  • Better relationship with teachers
  • Improvement in interpersonal skills
  • Decreased chances of alcohol and drug intake
  • Higher college enrolment rates and increased educational aspirations
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Why get a Life Coach as a Mentor for a young adult?

Let's-Live Life Coaching understands and tries to solve issues which hinder the flow of an young adult's life. Young adults need a Life Coach if they are re-evaluating the choices they have made in life, feeling dissatisfied or simply searching for personal breakthroughs. Let's-Live Coaching Mentors and Coaches have helped many young adults uncover obstacles which get in the path to happiness. Coaching sessions with mentors are useful to gain a higher self-awareness and to determine the steps needed to reach life goal.
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The list of coaching topics offered at Let's-Live Coaching include:

 

  • Purpose and direction
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress management
  • Time and self management
  • Personal finance and budgeting
  • Relationship management
  • Career planning and development
  • Health and well being
  • Organization
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Life transition
  • Management and leadership

 

Find out how Let's-Live Coaching  can help you to get the best out of your life and get back on the winning track. Do call us for a professional mentor. 

 

Let's-Live Coaching Contact Details:

Name: Deserey Joubert
Job title: Office Manager
Email address: deserey@letslivecoaching.com
Contact details: 076 033 4191 / Tel: (012) 665 1769

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Name: Francois Janse van Rensburg
Job title: Founder, Author and Creator of Let's-Live Coaching
Email address: francois@letslivecoaching.com
Contact details: 076 033 4191 / Tel: (012) 665 1769 / 012 683 8836