Play 20 Questions to Develop a Successful Mentoring Program
24 November 2009
Author: Brown-Forman Corporation
Why do some organizations achieve great success in rolling out a mentoring program,
while others achieve only a modicum of success?
We believe that the companies that are most successful view corporate mentoring as an
organic process, meaning that they understand that mentoring programs evolve and
grow. Our experience demonstrates that the difference between mentoring success and
failure lies in the ability to build capacity and integrate learning continuously.
In order to create a successful mentoring program, you should answer 20 questions.
We’ve included dos and don’ts for each, based on research and our experience in
developing a mentoring program at Brown-Forman Corporation.