7 Fun Facts to Strengthen Your Mentoring Program

Here are 7 Fun Facts about the Eiffel Tower and how you can use them to strengthen your mentoring program:


1.The base pillars are oriented to the four points of the compass. The base pillars of a mentoring program are: Planning your program, Promoting it, Preparing your participants and having a Program of support. I call the foundation the 4P method and you can download my award-winning model here.


2. Construction took 132 workers, 2 years 2 months and 5 days. Your program needs resources – people, time and money to build and sustain it.


3.Elevators travel on a curve – the first to ever do so. Mentoring has reinvented itself and you’ll need to innovate


4.The tower gets a new coat of paint every 7 years. Refresh your program regularly!


5.In 1909 it switched from gaslight to modern spotlights for illumination. Advancements will make previous technologies redundant – keep up!


6.The tower can sway up to 5 inches in strong winds and leans away from the sun. Build strength, flexibility and resilience into your program


7.It is a vital communication link with 120 antennae up top. Constant communication is critical to the success of your program

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About Ann Rolfe

Ann Rolfe is internationally recognised as Australia's leading specialist in mentoring, and is available for speaking, training and consulting. Here Ann shares her knowledge and allows you to ask your most pressing questions about mentoring.

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