What does being a mentee mean?

22nd December 2016 by Become Better

Finding a mentor is a powerful way of working towards achieving you goals and ambitions, regardless of where they lie. A mentor can be many things; someone who you go to for advice, a sounding board to bounce your ideas off or someone who can help you hone a particular technique or skill.

But what about the other half of the relationship? What side of the bargain does the mentee have to uphold? What does being a mentee mean?

The Definition

Put simply, a mentee is anyone who benefits from training, tuition or advice delivered by a mentor; i.e. a person of experience or expertise in a certain field. The mentoring can take many forms and be in any aspect of life, be it career, sporting, performing or the like.