Friday, July 23, 2021

10 Ways to Spot a Toxic Mentor Anywhere in the World

With the global pandemic, many people have been reaching out to total strangers online to help provide a lifeline to building a better business or becoming a more effective leader.  Good mentorships are built on trust and respect. Without these vital elements, mentoring can become toxic.

Here are 10 signs that your mentor may be toxic.

  1. Self-focused 
  2. Lack of encouragement 
  3. Unreliable 
  4. Low listening skills
  5. Failure to admit weakness 
  6. Zero boundaries 
  7. Shares too much 
  8. Berates you
  9. Lacks a sense of humor
  10. Bad advice 

Read the entire article, here.

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