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Transformative Mentoring

People often describe feeling transformed when they participate in mentoring. To help get everyone there, Randy Emelo describes three areas that can have a tremendous positive impact on mentoring ...

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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.  The big question we get is: How do I design a mentoring ...

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Mentoring: More than Just a Match

Too often, mentoring leaders think their main work is finished once the match is made between mentee and mentor. Nothing could be further from the truth. Randy Emelo explains what other tasks ...

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Modern Mentoring 2.0: The New Way to Run Mentoring Programs

Mentoring continues to evolve in the workplace today, and we continue to learn valuable lessons on what works well and what could use some adjustments. Here are four lessons we've learned in ...

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Modern Mentoring Means Business

Today, like never before, mentoring is being used to shape a different kind of work culture – one that is connected, responsive, and growth-focused. Randy Emelo writes about the critical ...

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The Essentials of a Mentoring Platform

Mentoring is a very personal development process, focusing on the specific learning needs of those engaged. As such, technology should simply be an enabler that allows organizations to scale the ...

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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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5 Mentoring Program Pitfalls

Why do mentoring programs fail? As with any program, attention needs to be paid to the manner in which mentoring is implemented to ensure success. Here are five common pitfalls we've seen ...

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Social Learning Hasn’t Worked? Try Mentoring

I think it’s safe to say that participation in many organizational social learning programs has fallen woefully short of hopes and expectations. Why? Well, one reason is...

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Mentoring Ethics

Giving someone a support system for while they are doing their job is not something radical, but we think it should be required. When it comes to something as critical as ethics, this should ...

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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

It’s a natural fit to use group mentoring as an integrated part of more traditional training interventions. The participants can lean on their peers...

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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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