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Sit quietly. Turn down your thoughts. Breathe.
Professional supervision, management, and leadership are particular mentoring roles that require great openness to personal development. Basically, the best supervisors are those with the greatest self-awareness. And those with good self-awareness make good mentors. But it is not a simple exercise to establish your role as a mentor supervisor. Here are some suggestions for how to develop that role more easily:
Stop whatever else you are doing. Close your email application and Facebook, turn off the background music, silence your cell phone. Put it all away. Do it now. I'll wait.