Leveraging software mentorship to grow your technical team - my journey into software mentorship.
As leaders we are expected to help grow the people in our teams.
A powerful way of growing your people is through facilitating mentorship relationships.
Mentorship is a funny word that means different things for different people. In this session I'm going to introduce the concept of what mentorship is to me, share my journey around discovering software mentorship and share a few lessons learned in setting up mentoring relationships in development teams at MYOB.
You'll come out a little better informed around how to set up a successful technical mentoring relationship
Outline/Structure of the Talk
Introduction - 5 minutes
Hero's Journey Formula - 5 minutes
Starting to grow people - 5 minutes
Challenges faced when leading a team - 5 minutes
Failure - 2 minutes
Trip to the US & leveraging mentorship - 4 minutes
Rebirth & establishing mentoring relationships in my team - 8 minutes
Looking back 6 months later - 5 minutes
Q&A's 6 minutes
Consider setting mentoring relationships when growing developer skills
Do's & don'ts of software mentorship
Dev Leads, Dev Managers, Technical Leads, Developers
No prerequisites required