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Why Peer and Reverse Mentoring Make Sense for Onboarding Programs

Connect your onboarding program with mentoring to create a personalized and cost-effective way to welcome and retain talented new hires.

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5 Ways to Make Mentoring a Personalized Learning Experience

Make your mentoring relationship a personalized learning experience. Here are five elements to adapt to your needs and individual situation.

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How to Set Priorities in Mentoring Relationships

Don't get overwhelmed in your mentoring relationship. Here are four steps you can take to set priorities for your mentoring goals.

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Encourage More Female Leadership by Using Mentoring

More women in leadership roles can boost your bottom line, positively impact your corporate culture, and make you stand out as a stellar employer. Learn how Sodexo did it via mentoring.

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Finding Your Strengths in Mentoring

How could mentoring impact your life if you focus on your strengths as areas to grow and improve?

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Expressing Gratitude in Mentoring

Taking the time to explicitly state why you are grateful to be in this mentoring relationship with your mentee or mentor can be a great conversation starter. Here are some tips to get you going.

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5 Mentoring Activities You Can Try Today

Are things feeling stale in your mentoring relationship? Are you feeling stuck? Have you run out of ideas? Try these five mentoring activities to bring some zip back into your learning relationship.

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Real Goals in Action

As I talked about in my post “SMART Goals Are Dumb,” SMART goals guide the setting of objectives, not goals. To establish developmental goals, we need REAL goals.

The REAL ...

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Smart Goals Are Dumb

Most everyone knows about SMART goals: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time-bound. Chances are you have used this mnemonic acronym at some point in your career to help you ...

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Continuous Learning Leaves an Impact

Do your learning initiatives offer opportunities for all of your employees to take part? Do you see value in people learning throughout their entire careers? Do you have an inclusive mindset ...

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When It Comes to Learning, Managers Should Take the Lead

In my opinion, managers have gotten a bad rap, especially in articles and blogs that compare leaders versus managers; managers take on the role of multitasking villains and leaders become ...

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Connectional Intelligence: Millennials Not so Secret Weapon

I’m a millennial, and I am not ashamed of it. In fact, I embrace it. I am proud to be part of a generation known to be “wired,” connected, inclusive, creative and willing to ...

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