The Ten Commandments of Mentoring



(1) Thou shalt not play God.

(2) Thou shalt not play Teacher.

(3) Thou shalt not play Mother or Father.

(4) Thou shalt not lie with your body.

(5) Active listening is the holy time and thou shalt practice it every session.

(6) Thou shalt not be judgmental.

(7) Thou shalt not lose heart because of repeated disappointments.

(8) Thou shalt practice empathy, not sympathy.

(9) Thou shalt not believe that thou can move mountains.

(10) Thou shalt not envy thy neighbor’s protégé, nor thy neighbor’s success.

About coachdelmonte

I am an ACC (Associate Certified Coach) with the International Coaching Federation and graduate of Coach U International, focusing on personal, ministry and professional coaching with a focus on getting solid, timely and focused results. If you are interested in a complimentary session to see if partnering with me would assist you in becoming your best version of yourself, contact me at

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