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My Mentoring Mantra

I have many mentors and supporters in my life as a mom to a child with special needs. I also have a mentoring mantra that we can all use: I do not have to do this alone.

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Mentoring Buzzwords

Mentoring software. Conversations. Relationships. Diversity. Leadership. Onboarding. Mentoring buzzwords abound, but there's only one word search puzzle. Can you find all of the words in River's ...

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Do Generational Differences Matter in Mentoring?

Are our ideas about mentoring tied to our generational identities? Or is that just an easy stereotype?

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Mentee and Mentor Training and Services Set River Apart

Mentoring providers should offer you more than a one-time software purchase with periodic updates. You need support, guidance, training, and consulting to help you plan and execute your mentoring ...

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5 Hidden Treasures in Mentoring Software

River mentoring software is full of features and functionality that make it easier for administrators to run a mentoring program and easier for mentees and mentors to take part in mentoring. ...

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What Is Mentoring?

People often talk about mentors as their coaches, guides, teachers, advocates, and advisors. They sometimes use these terms interchangeably with “mentor” because it helps give a ...

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5 Questions All Mentees Should Ask

Mentoring can sometimes feel overwhelming, especially for mentees as they embark on a mentoring relationship and try to figure out what areas they want to focus on, what goals they want ...

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How Mentoring Can Plug the Brain Drain

How much of your workforce could potentially retire any day now? Are you prepared to lose them and all of the knowledge they have (while simultaneously trying to fill their jobs with people ...

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The Art and Science of Leading an Online Mentoring Group

Mentoring groups are a unique take on the traditional view of mentoring; instead of just one mentee working with one mentor, a group can have several mentees working with one or two mentors ...

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Mentoring Software Makes Administration Easy

There’s no question that mentoring continues to be a desired program at work, but many organizations are missing the opportunity to take advantage of this. What's holding them back?

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Reverse Mentoring: 10 Tips for Making It Work

If you want your reverse mentoring program to be a success, here are 10 how-to tips that can help ensure your mentees and mentors discover the value and joy of mentoring.

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Some Magical Mentoring Moments in 2017

What a year 2017 has been. Just when we think people might get tired of us talking about mentoring, we see an increased need for and interest in business mentoring software. We are extremely ...

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Reverse Mentoring Trend Grows Up

We are on the verge of a shift in the way organizations look at reverse mentoring...

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Keys to Creating a Mentoring Culture

Organizations and businesses of all types and sizes have latched on to the idea of mentoring for their employees—and for good reason. Mentoring impacts employee retention, productivity, ...

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Three Mentoring Lessons from Hamilton

Three sentiments I uncovered in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s brilliant award-winning musical Hamilton that can apply to the practice of mentoring.

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