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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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Pillars of Modern Mentoring

Discover the five core building blocks of developing a modern mentoring mindset in this article from Randy Emelo.

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Peer Collaboration Enhances Diversity and Inclusion

Learn why companies would be wise to take advantage of social networks that already exist in the form of employee resource groups (ERGs) to help leverage and drive broader learning throughout ...

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Mentoring in a Millennial World

Millennials crave mentoring, but the way in which this generation prefers to connect, learn and share expertise leaves traditional mentoring programs ill-equipped.

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The Spirit of Mentoring at Sodexo

Jodi Davidson of Sodexo and Randy Emelo of River share how Sodexo embraces the spirit of mentoring in their award-winning program of the same name.

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Unlock Agency Success with Modern Mentoring

Modern mentoring means enabling your workforce to connect with one another via technology for learning and development that occurs in a just-in-time fashion, and it affects the daily work-related ...

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The Evolution of Mentoring

Since the 1980s, mentoring has evolved from a practice of one-to-one career advancement relationships to a practice that supports social learning, informal learning, peer collaboration and more. ...

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Mentoring without Barriers

Traditional mentoring was one older expert grooming a younger one for a specific role. Author Randy Emelo writes that today’s version is more of a collaboration and learning strategy that ...

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