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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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What Does Success Look Like to You?

Success looks different for each of us, and it can even look different for us as we grow and change. Here is what success in mentoring could look like.

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Mentoring Makes Employees Happy and Productive

Mentoring can be a great equalizer, giving employees access to leaders, knowledge sources, and collaboration opportunities that may otherwise elude them. We’ve helped our clients attain ...

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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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How to Turn Mentoring Conversations into Action

Conversations between mentees and mentors represent the foundation of mentoring relationships and provide a mechanism for development to occur. The quality of your conversations will directly ...

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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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The Mentoring Journey

Mentoring is a journey.  Once we embrace the fact that our mentoring relationships may move us in unexpected directions, we can begin to explore some of the wonderful and amazing ...

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Four Phrases Every Mentoring Relationship Needs

If you want to build a more genuine, caring, and meaningful mentoring relationship, then you need to know the four phrases that can help you get there.

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Be Brave in Mentoring

Having the courage to admit your flaws, identify your weaknesses, pursue your hidden dreams, and tackle the things that scare you most can take a mentoring relationship to an entirely ...

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My Mentoring Mantra

I have many mentors and supporters surrounding me, giving me advice, helping me deal with the struggles my family faces, and giving me strength to do what I need to do for the well-being of my ...

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Modern Mentoring 2.0: The New Way to Run Mentoring Programs

Mentoring continues to evolve in the workplace today, and we continue to learn valuable lessons on what works well and what could use some adjustments. Here are four lessons we've learned in ...

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The Missing Piece of Mentoring Success?

In my recent blog entry, Mentoring Is More than the Match, I described the “Five M’s of Successful ...

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