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4 Collaboration Styles in Social Learning and Mentoring

We’ve all been there, sitting in a meeting listening to someone speak, when the person asks a question of the group. Cue cricket sounds. No one wants to speak up, and everyone is waiting ...

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4 Phrases You Should Use in Mentoring

Most people would agree that we need to treat our mentees, mentors, learners, advisors, collaborators, and learning networks with dignity and respect, just as we would any other interpersonal ...

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Training

Want your training events to become less “single moment” and more “way of working”? River can help you extend the value of your training beyond the event itself.

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The Power of Peers in Modern Mentoring

How many of the following do you wish your employees did automatically or naturally? 1. Engage in self-directed learning 2. Create adaptable and flexible development networks ...

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The Art and Science of Performance Development

When it comes to performance development, do your employees feel guided and valued, or do they feel ignored and marginalized? Stop putting too much emphasis on checklists and protocol, and start ...

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The Spirit of Mentoring at Sodexo

Jodi Davidson of Sodexo and Randy Emelo of River share how Sodexo embraces the spirit of mentoring in their award-winning program of the same name.

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Why Millennials Think Your Onboarding Process Sucks

A 2014 Bentley University study revealed that the majority of recent ...

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3 Timeless Boomer Lessons for Every Generation

I have been fortunate in my short "Millennial" life to have encountered some truly great mentors, from teachers and bosses to colleagues and friends.  But one particular mentor stands ...

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The ROI of Modern Mentoring and Knowledge Sharing

Randy Emelo explains how to maximize your top knowledge sources to benefit the entire workforce, and impact the bottom line.

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Who’s Sharing Knowledge in Your Organization?

Measuring who has information to share via social learning, collaborative learning and mentoring programs — and where it goes — can help identify skills gaps and better direct ...

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Preparing High Potentials for Tomorrow

For companies looking to build their next generation of leaders, they need to adjust their development programs to support relational learning that values creativity, collaboration, and ...

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Conversations with Mentoring Leaders

The June 2011 T+D cover story by Randy Emelo features candid conversations with mentoring leaders at three top companies: Agilent Technologies, Yum! Brands, and McDonald’s. Each discusses ...

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What if Millennials Ran Your Mentoring Program?

This article by Randy Emelo explores what mentoring would look like if Millennials ran the program…and how we’d all be better off for it.

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