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Mentoring and Diversity

Mentoring and Diversity

I was recently invited by a prospective client to meet with the mentoring team to discuss diversity and mentoring.  Their goal was to use mentoring to promote diversity within the organization in order to promote the advancement of diverse individuals. After an hour of good conversation, it became clear that the organization was not prepared […]

Four Things that Should NEVER Happen in a Mentoring Program

Four Things that Should NEVER Happen in a Mentoring Program

Mentoring is a very flexible program that can fit the needs of any given organization. Programs will vary based upon specific criteria, specific focus areas, and specific programs. However, there are areas that should never be included in a professional mentoring program. Here are the top four:   Matching-who should be involved? 1. If senior […]

Business Mentoring eBooks make great holiday gifts!

Business Mentoring eBooks make great holiday gifts!

Aah, the holiday season. You’ve survived Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. But are you still wondering what to give the folks you work with this holiday season?  This is a great time of year to check out our business mentoring eBooks. With titles ranging from Business Mentoring: A Business Strategy That Works […]

Top 5 Mentoring Blog Posts Fall 2014

Top 5 Mentoring Blog Posts Fall 2014

At Management Mentors, we consistently get super positive feedback regarding the great mentoring content we publish. We do our best to make all of the information you will need to make an informed decision about whether a mentoring program is right for your company, how to best utilize your current mentoring program, or how to […]

3 Common Mistakes Made When Matching Mentors and Mentorees

3 Common Mistakes Made When Matching Mentors and Mentorees

*Parts of this blog post have been previously published in our monthly newsletter titled, Business Mentoring: How We Match Mentors and Mentorees. In our last blog post, we discussed How to Make a Successful Match Between a Mentor and a Mentoree and we shared some of the ideas behind Management Mentors’ algorithm which was born from […]

8 Things We Are Grateful For This Thanksgiving at Management Mentors

8 Things We Are Grateful For This Thanksgiving at Management Mentors

It’s Thanksgiving week here in the United States, a time to reflect on all those things we are grateful for. Without getting too mushy, we’ve put together a list of 8 things we are grateful for at Management Mentors this Thanksgiving: All the ways mentors and mentorees can stay connected today, even over long distances, […]

How do you make a successful match between a mentor and mentoree

How do you make a successful match between a mentor and mentoree

*Parts of this blog post have been previously published in our monthly newsletter titled, Business Mentoring: How We Match Mentors and Mentorees. We get lots of questions about matching pairs in mentoring programs. What’s the process like? How long does it take? Is there a secret sauce? We have been successfully matching pairs in mentoring programs for […]

Sneak Peak! MentoringComplete: a fresh new look AND new features

Sneak Peak! MentoringComplete: a fresh new look AND new features

Okay, so we are completely aware that all blogging best practices scream “Don’t be too promotional! Share relevant industry information, but don’t use your blog as a platform to toot your own horn!”   But, today we are going against best practices (shh! don’t tell our awesome marketing team!) because we also know that many of […]

When Mentorship Programs Fail Due to Poor Training

When Mentorship Programs Fail Due to Poor Training

I am frequently asked “What are the most common reasons mentorship programs fail?” There are four main reasons mentorship programs fail: Design Matching Training Support This is the third in a series of four blog posts. In this post, we will focus on training as a common reason mentorship programs fail. Because many people understand […]

When Mentorship Programs Fail Due to Poor Matching

When Mentorship Programs Fail Due to Poor Matching

I am frequently asked “What are the most common reasons mentorship programs fail?” There are four main reasons mentorship programs fail: Design Matching Training Support This is the second in a series of four blog posts. In this post, we will focus on matching as a common reason mentorship programs fail. One of the most […]

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