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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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Modern Mentoring Podcast

BlueBottleBiz recently caught up with Modern Mentoring author Randy Emelo in his Denver office to ask him about modern mentoring, the state of traditional corporate mentoring programs, and ...

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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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Creating an Effective Mentoring Agreement

Establishing the groundwork for your mentoring relationship is a key element for success. Laura Francis looks at how a mentoring agreement can be the foundation you need, along with factors to ...

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A Special Blog for Special-Needs Caregivers

Sarah Sipek of Workforce penned an awesome blog about Laura Francis, our Marketing Director at River, who shares what it’s like to have a child with special needs and what employers can do ...

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Don’t Be Lazy with Social Learning

It’s easy to understand why people want social learning to be a miracle cure, but unfortunately we are still missing the mark for real social learning. Chris Browning shares why we need to ...

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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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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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Mentoring Makes an IMPACT on Employee Careers

Sodexo’s Spirit of Mentoring program is a key element of that company’s corporate culture and is powered in part by River. Learn how their formal IMPACT program has become a catalyst ...

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Comprehensive Learning Networks

This article by Randy Emelo shows you how to bring your workforce together for social, collaborative, and networked learning, and highlights how Cognizant accomplishes this with great effectiveness.

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Blog Series: Shift the Way You Think about Learning

In part two of this 2-part series from Randy Emelo posted via STADA, uncover four shifts we need to make in our mindsets and in the minds of our learners, along with tips to do so successfully.

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