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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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Who’s Sharing Knowledge in Your Organization?

Measuring who has information to share via social learning, collaborative learning and mentoring programs — and where it goes — can help identify skills gaps and better direct ...

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The ROI of Modern Mentoring and Knowledge Sharing

Randy Emelo explains how to maximize your top knowledge sources to benefit the entire workforce, and impact the bottom line.

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Connect to Collaborate

Collaboration and knowledge sharing across functions and locations promotes innovation, solves problems in real time, and facilitates development.

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Mentoring: Bridging the Competency Divide

Traditional learning interventions may not move fast enough to close skill gaps. Author Randy Emelo offers five different types of mentoring that can help employees compete in today’s ...

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For True Knowledge Sharing, Get Out of Your Shell

Promoting inclusion of many perspectives and experiences into informal learning networks can result in new ideas and process solutions, says author Randy Emelo. Learn what Sodexo and ...

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Mentoring in the Networked Workplace

Virtual mentoring relationships require trust. Author Randy Emelo offers suggestions on what qualities to encourage in the workplace and how to help people build trust in the time of remoteness.

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The Value of Virtual Reputation

Randy Emelo describes how popular gaming mentality can translate into virtual knowledge sharing, highlighting four factors to consider when applying it to modern web-based mentoring.

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Preparing High Potentials for Tomorrow

For companies looking to build their next generation of leaders, they need to adjust their development programs to support relational learning that values creativity, collaboration, and ...

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