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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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Enhance Employee Training with Mentoring Programs

Adults no longer feel that outsourcing or being replaced by younger workers is the greatest threat to their jobs. But their ability to keep pace with rapid changes in technology is making them ...

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Webinar Recap: Getting the Most from Mentoring Conversations

Knowing how to engage in productive mentoring conversations plays a critical—but often overlooked—role in helping people achieve their goals when mentoring. What stops us from ...

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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

A recent River webinar poll found that 89% of respondents said it was the developmental conversations between mentors and mentees that play the biggest role in mentoring effectiveness. So that ...

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Questions and Curiosity Drive Deeper Learning in Mentoring

If we want to develop more inquisitive and innovative learners in our companies, we have to start by fostering their curiosity and encouraging them to engage in conversations that ask deeper ...

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Mentoring Health Assessment

Do you know what it takes to ensure your mentoring relationship is healthy and thriving? This eBook from River shares what to look for in yourself and others to help you have a healthy mentoring ...

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Mentoring Administrators Sometimes Need Help Too

When you run a mentoring program, it may feel like your work is never done. To help you, River creates supporting material that you can use as an administrator in your daily work, or that you ...

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5 Tips for Being a Better Mentor

Be the best mentor you can be! Get tips in our free eBook on how you can engage your mentee, push your mentee, and help your mentee achieve success. Because even mentors can use a helping hand ...

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Gain Soft Skills While Mentoring

As more and more of our lives become digital, distanced, and distracted, I find it telling that many HR folks have been talking a lot about soft skills--or the lack thereof within their employee ...

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Challenges with Managing a Traditional Mentoring Program

Most organizations today have some form of a mentoring program and initiative. I’ve been fortunate enough to work with many companies to assist in the organization and development of an ...

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Flipped Classrooms Put Learning to Work

Learning is a process, not an event. Chris Browning explores how flipped learning can improve your return on training investment.

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Creating a Modern Mentoring Culture

Mentoring is a proven method for sharing knowledge in a personalized way, for helping someone else gain skills and confidence, and for helping improve overall job satisfaction. So why do so many ...

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