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The Essentials of a Mentoring Platform

Mentoring is a very personal development process, focusing on the specific learning needs of those engaged. As such, technology should simply be an enabler that allows organizations to scale the ...

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Need Help Developing Soft Skills? Get a Mentor

Laura Francis describes how the safety and intimacy of a mentoring relationship can help participants learn to communicate more effectively, become better listeners, and be more empathetic.

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5 Tips for Being a Better Mentor

Could you be a better mentor? Laura Francis has five quick and easy tips to improve your relationship with your mentee.

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GAO Learning Center Rolling Out New Mentoring Program

Randy Emelo spoke at the Government Accountability Office (GAO) as part of the Leadership Speaker Series. He discussed concepts from his book, Modern Mentoring, and helped prepare attendees to be ...

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Mentoring in the Middle

Agencies need flexible and effective ways to promote employee growth. Randy Emelo describes ways that a robust mentoring program can help in this article.

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Mentoring in Government Podcast

In this episode of The Public Manager podcast, Ryann Ellis interviews Randy Emelo about the value of mentoring to government agencies.

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Bring Out the Best in Yourself, Others

Mentoring can be one of the best learning exercises leaders can do for themselves and for others. Laura Francis of River shares three reasons why in this article.

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Expert Advice

The most appropriate advisors aren’t always atop the learning heap. An ideal advisor may be just a step or two above the learner. This article from Randy Emelo shares stories from US LBM ...

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Ask Me Anything: The Power of Questions in Learning

When answers are simply given to people, they don’t learn how to solve the problem themselves. Randy Emelo shows how questions can play a critical role in learning, and offers practical ...

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Finding Time for Mentoring

Are you committed to helping yourself or someone else develop? Get tips on how to find time for mentoring in this blog from Randy Emelo.

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Flipped Classrooms Put Learning to Work

Learning is a process, not an event. Chris Browning explores how flipped learning can improve your return on training investment.

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Shift Your Focus with Modern Mentoring

In a nutshell, mentoring is learning from the experience of others. Randy Emelo shares how organizations are modernizing their approach to mentoring and the results they are getting.

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Before They Go: Mentoring and the Exiting Employee

Don’t let your organizational knowledge walk out the door! Randy Emelo offers three tips for using group mentoring with your exiting employees to capture their critical insights before ...

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Mentoring for Productivity

Based on his work with numerous Fortune 500 companies, Randy Emelo shares three tips for using mentoring for organizational productivity.

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Who Is the Best Mentor for You?

Randy Emelo talks about viewing experts along a learning continuum to help build the pool of potential mentors available in an organization.

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So what are you waiting for? Contact River today to schedule a demo of our mentoring software.