Chattanooga Regional Manufacturers Association

Horizontal Mentor Program

Get excited and get involved in the upcoming executive horizontal mentor program

How it works

A guide to participating in your horizontal mentor program

Sign up

Complete the initial assessment so we can learn your Work Orientation and identify your best fit mentor match.

Send out your 360-degree surveys

On your dashboard you will see a unique URL link to your 360-degree surveys. Ask your colleagues, reports and managers, to give you feedback on your current work life.

Get Talking

Connect with your mentor via email introduction, schedule a time for your first mentor meeting, and review the mentor meeting agenda.

Provide Feedback

Share your feedback after each mentor meeting via monthly forms and schedule monthly 1-on-1 meetings to share in-depth insights.

Advance

Connect with a new mentor after your mentor cycle to continually build rapport with more colleagues in your company.

Why it works

This is why participating in this mentor program will work for you

Identify opportunities to innovate 1

Connecting with another professional in your field that shares your Work Orientation will ensure that your values and aspirations align.

Share knowledge 2

Cross company connections through horizontal mentorship will break through social barriers and enable you to find solutions to problems outside of the box.

Optimize escalation 3

Facilitating interaction between you and other executives who can relate will unlock the business-as-usual barriers and optimize how people resolve problems; reaching the right people at the right time.

Stay agile 4

Agile teams are able to dynamically change tactics to respond to new methods of problem solving and team work.

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