When a manager undertakes a new team assignment or Project, the opportunity for training exists and this can be a key to team development and bench strength. It is also a unique opportunity for mentoring.
One of the activities a successful manager can create that has major long term impact on team growth and development is “Mentoring”. When you have a new employee or a team member that is in need of developing new skills or knowledge, one of the high impact strategies to employee is assigning a mentor to teach and guide the employee. Make sure to pick a mentor with both the skill and the interest in helping others on the team.