The notion of mentoring is ancient. It is widely cited that the term “mentoring” has its root in Homer’s Greek epic poem Odyssey, dating back around 3000 years: When Odysseus left for the Trojan War, he entrusted his friend Mentor with the task of raising his son Telemachos in his absence and of furthering the boy’s development. The original Mentor was described by Homer as the “wise and trusted counselor”. The original archetype embodied both male and female attributes: Athena, in the guise of Mentor, became the guardian and teacher of Odysseus’ son. …



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