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Common Mistakes Made By New Mentorees in a Mentoring Relationship

Common Mistakes Made By New Mentorees in a Mentoring Relationship

Having a mentor is one of the most important relationships you can have in your career.  Once a mentoring relationship has been established, you will grow, not only in specific areas you’ve identified, but also in ways unexpected and long after your relationship may have ended. To increase your chances of having a successful experience, […]

New Business Mentoring eBooks!

New Business Mentoring eBooks!

We have seven new mentoring eBooks, hot off the virtual presses. You can learn more about our eBooks by checking out our latest newsletter or by visiting our eBooks products page. Business Mentoring: Communication Styles Instrument Business Mentoring: Communication Styles Instrument AND Guide for Program Managers Group Mentoring: Facilitation Styles Instrument Group Mentoring: Mentoree Role Preferences […]

Common Mistakes Made By New Mentors

Common Mistakes Made By New Mentors

Mentors are people who are generous at heart and have the best interests of the mentoree when working with them. Even so, new mentors can sometimes make inadvertent mistakes that can pose a problem now or in the future for the mentoring relationship. Here are a few common mistakes made by new mentors to be […]

What happens if a mentoring program does not follow best practices?

What happens if a mentoring program does not follow best practices?

If a company commits to a mentoring program but doesn’t follow best practices, the mentoring program will be ineffective. Time, effort and money will be lost. What creates ineffective or inconsistent mentoring is not the model a company uses but the mentoring best practices.  Tweet this!   The basic principles or best practices that derail […]

Mentor Pharrell Williams makes Justin Timberlake ‘Happy’

Mentor Pharrell Williams makes Justin Timberlake ‘Happy’

Time Magazine recently released its list of the 100 Most Influential People, with a twist. Time’s write up for each of the most influential people was written by another influential (and sometimes famous) person.    Sheryl Sandberg said that “Beyonce doesn’t just sit at the table. She builds a better one.”  Arianna Huffington said that […]

How To Make Your Company A Better Place To Work with Mentoring

How To Make Your Company A Better Place To Work with Mentoring

Carrie Kerpen recently wrote an article for Inc.com titled “3 Simple Ways to Vastly Improve Your Company Culture: How to Be a Great Boss, Even During the Tough Times.” Kerpen’s 3 simple ways: 1. Mistakes Happen, But Learning Does Too Kerpen is basically saying here that people make mistakes, but sometimes not terminating an employee […]

Infographic: A College Student’s Guide To Finding Mentors

Infographic: A College Student’s Guide To Finding Mentors

We came across this super cool infographic on Visual.ly: A College Student’s Guide To Finding Mentors. Spot on! Please feel free to pass on to any college students or recent grads you know and talk about the importance of finding a business mentor.  Business Mentoring Matters

Mentoring Resources: Our Team Picks Their Favorites

Mentoring Resources: Our Team Picks Their Favorites

We have been told over and over again that our website is chock full of content….really, really good content. We have an amazing marketing team that just keeps cranking this stuff out. Mentoring white papers, eBooks, podcasts, blog posts…We love to share what we know about mentoring and hope that by producing truly relevent content […]

Need to convince the C-Suite that mentoring is right for your company?

Need to convince the C-Suite that mentoring is right for your company?

Are you in a situation where you just KNOW mentoring would have a positive effect on your organization, but you’re not so sure the folks in the corner offices would be willing to make an investment in your gut instincts? We feel your pain, and please know that you’re not alone. Also keep this important […]

Consulting and mentoring software

Consulting and mentoring software

When looking at an online mentoring system, I would caution prospective buyers to pay attention to consulting costs as part of the package. If the software for a mentoring program is comprehensive, then there should be little need for a lot of consulting time on the part of the vendor. The system you are looking […]

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