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Don’t Let Mentoring Just Become a Fad

Mentoring should not be just a fad. Here are three tips to help you make your mentoring program a staple of your organization.

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Three Tips for Growing Your Mentoring Program

Mentoring can produce powerful results for retention, engagement, and productivity. Here are three tips for expanding mentoring at your workplace.

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Keys to Creating a Mentoring Culture

Design the mentoring culture you want! Here are three things to get you started...beyond just launching a mentoring program.

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How to Turn Mentoring Conversations into Action

The conversations you have with your mentee or mentor can make or break the relationship. Here are three ways you can turn talk into action.

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Make Mentoring Conversations Meaningful

Hooray!  You’ve found a mentee or mentor and are officially part of a mentoring relationship.  Now what?  Now comes the work...

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