An effective mentor has the following characteristics:
- Sincere interest in helping the mentee succeed
- Commitment to achieve clarity about their role as mentor
- Commitment to find adequate time to mentor
- Willingness to use their network of contacts to help their mentee
- Ability to seek support in order to engage in meaningful mentoring
- Commitment to develop their mentoring skills
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