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The Mentoring Journey

Mentoring is a journey. Once we embrace the fact that our mentoring relationships may move us in unexpected directions, we can begin to explore some of the wonderful and amazing insights, ...

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Four Phrases Every Mentoring Relationship Needs

If you want to build a more genuine, caring, and meaningful mentoring relationship, then you need to know the four phrases that can help you get there.

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Be Brave in Mentoring

Having the courage to admit your flaws, identify your weaknesses, pursue your hidden dreams, and tackle the things that scare you most can take a mentoring relationship to an entirely different level.

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Three Factors for Better Communication in Mentoring

To build a communication cycle for your mentoring program, you should consider three factors: focus, rhythm, and frequency.

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How Do I Design a Mentoring Program?

We hear from people every day who need to start or expand a mentoring program, but who aren't sure of what steps to take. Here is the answer.

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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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Retain Employees Through Mentoring Programs

Mentoring and retention go hand-in-hand. Learn how mentoring software can positively impact your employee retention efforts in this blog.

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5 Mentoring Program Pitfalls

Beware! Avoid these five common pitfalls when running a business mentoring program.

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Mentoring Ethics

Connect mentoring programs to ethics training to support and guide employees in the real world while they apply their new knowledge.

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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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Enhance Employee Training with Mentoring Programs

Are your employees keeping up with changing work demands? Read this to find out how mentoring software and programs can support employee training.

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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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How Different Generations View Mentoring

Curious how people view mentoring? In this River blog, Randy Emelo shares how and why different generations view mentoring the way they do.

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The Missing Piece of Mentoring Success?

In this River blog post, Chris Browning explores if there is a sixth M that should be added to our Five M's of Successful Mentoring model.

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