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From Michael Joyce <jo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Climate Model Diagnostic Analyzer
Date Wed, 08 Apr 2015 17:46:52 GMT
Great proposal Chris. If you're still looking for mentors I would be happy
to help out.


-- Joyce

On Mon, Apr 6, 2015 at 11:24 AM, jonathon <toki.kantoor@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 06/04/15 17:05, James Carman wrote:
> > I would love to help out.  I don't know much about the problem domain,
> > but I am a "sciency" kind of guy.
>
> Mentors don't need to know the problem domain.
>
> The most important quality of a mentor is outstanding communication skills.
>
> The second most important quality is knowing when to be diplomatic, and
> when not to be diplomatic.
>
> The third most important qualities are:
> * How to anticipate potential issues;
> * How to solve problems;
> * How to resolve points of difference;
> * How to guide a group into following _The Apache Way_;
> * Teaching the project how to solve problems;
>
> The legacy of a good mentor, is a project that anticipates potential
> issues, and solves them, without ever realizing that they have done so.
>
> jonathon
>
>

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