Mentee Expectations worksheet
What is the theory behind the worksheet?
This worksheet is based on the Satisfaction/Dissatisfaction paradigm, which states that individuals form beliefs about various stimuli in positive or negative categories that will influence their ulterior judgments about the events (Aurier & Guintcheva, 2014).
How will the worksheet help?
The present worksheet will help practitioners, metees, and mentors have a better understanding of realistic/unrealistic expectations and adjust them to reality.
How to use the worksheet?
Mentors are individuals with higher knowledge and training in certain areas that usually help you grow in your field. As a mentee, it is normal to have tremendous expectations from your mentor.
The following exercises help you establish healthy expectations from your mentor, reminding you they are humans, too. Fill in the exercises with short sentences.
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Aurier, P., & Guintcheva, G. (2014). Using Affect–Expectations Theory to Explain the Direction of the Impacts of Experiential Emotions on Satisfaction. Psychology and Marketing, 31(10), 900-913.