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Sunday, October 08, 2006

How to have fun at work as a mentor

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Mentor Talk




Here are a few tips that Ithink that help make a great manager / mentor.


1, Care about the people you manage. You work for them to make them a success.

2. Never stop reading, and read something other than code books. Here is a good book.

KNOWING HOW TO KNOW Idries Shah

3. Remember Show and tell at school. Everyone loves to show their toys. Their software assignments are the toys we help them play with them.4 Hire smart people. It's like advertising you have to spend money to make money if you want smart software get smart people.

5 If you do not understand what the hell they are talking about, it’s a good chance they are
full of it. Check it out further

6. Just because you can do something does not mean they can and vise versa. There
are many ways to solve a problem

7. Patience. You know ..... it a virtue.

8 Do you know that most people are under stress outside of work? Remember
when you hire a person you get the whole person.

9 Take time to get one on one time away from the office environment. Stop by
Coffee shop together and have a meeting

10 Laugh as often as you can ,software is like a sand painting. It's just a

matter of time before it needs to be done over again.












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