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Does Mentoring Software Make Mentoring Impersonal?

At its core, mentoring is about learning from the experience of others.  But does mentoring lose something when software is introduced into the mix?

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Social Learning Hasn’t Worked? Try Mentoring

Social learning programs can fall short of expectations, even with the best intentions. Mentoring can make the difference you need.

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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 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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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 Groups Help Reinforce Learning

Don't overlook group mentoring as an integrated part of more traditional training interventions. Get ideas here.

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5 Must-have Components in Mentoring Software

Mentoring software should make it easier for organizations to run their mentoring programs, helping improve both efficiency and effectiveness. But do you know what you should look for when ...

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Webinar Recap: Getting the Most from Mentoring Conversations

What can you do to create productive mentoring conversations between mentees and mentors? Find out in this recorded webinar from River.

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The Purpose Behind Modern Mentoring Programs

There is a growing need to engage workers in meaningful collaboration and to share wisdom that only comes as the result of experience, which is where mentoring fits.

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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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The Critical Role of Mentoring Conversations

89% of respondents say developmental conversations between mentors and mentees play the biggest role in mentoring effectiveness. So how are you supporting and encouraging quality conversations?

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Questions and Curiosity Drive Deeper Learning in Mentoring

Want more inquisitive and innovative learners in your company? Foster their curiosity and encourage them to ask deeper questions.

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Mentoring Is More than the Match

A mentoring administrator's job goes well beyond just making the match between people. Learn more about River's 5 M's of Successful Mentoring model.

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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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Building Blocks for Modern Mentoring

Adriane Gonzalez examines Modern Mentoring by Randy Emelo and explores the five core concepts for creating a modern mentoring culture.

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