The DBA business mentoring programme Twenty/Twenty does just that.
The programme and training was developed by Clutterbucks, the world renown mentoring specialists, and was set up with the support of Arts Council England Cultural Leadership Programme.
Twenty/Twenty carefully pairs rising industry leaders with established design pioneers for a 12 month, 1-2-1 mentoring relationship. It is specifically for individuals who want to take their thinking around business issues to the next level, with the ultimate aim of helping them to define their goals and grow
Mentee Case studies
Get the best out of your mentoring relationships - Mentee's perspective
Case study: Dan Moscrop, Owner, Them
Case study: Andy West, Director, MultiAdaptor
Case study: Ian Johnston, Owner, Quinine
"Twenty/Twenty has had a monumental effect on the business - we worked on 20/30 projects last year, we've already worked on 68 this year and definitely link this growth to the mentoring." Twenty/Twenty mentee
Mentor Case studies
Get the best out of your mentoring relationships - Mentor's perspective
Case study: Ian Cochrane, Owner, Tice Group
Case study: Lee Coomber, Senior Partner, Lippincott
Case study: Gary Baxter, Lightbox Consulting
"Mentoring has helped me learn more about myself. Listening to my mentee and his scenarios, I’m surprised by how far I’ve got and how much I can help him navigate." Twenty/Twenty mentor
Our mentors are key individuals drawn from DBA member agencies like Landor, Elmwood, Lippincott, Dragon Rouge, Pearlfisher, Smith & Milton and The Brand Union, all of whom bring a huge amount of experience to the table. Since its launch in 2011, the programme has seen over 100 mentees benefit and feedback has been fantastic.
Twenty/Twenty runs annually and is open to DBA members and non-members.
For detailed information on the programme and on becoming a mentor or mentee, visit our Twenty/Twenty micro-site dbamentoring.org.uk
APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2017 PROGRAMME ARE NOW OPEN - Apply by Friday 18 November 2016
If you’d like to talk this through with the DBA before submitting an application, please call Leanne Rupkus, Programmes Manager, on 020 7251 9229 or email email@example.com.
Still undecided about the value of Twenty/Twenty mentoring?
Read our full article on the value of mentoring or a two minute interview with a current mentee.