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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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Crappy Advisors Stifle Mentoring Groups

Healthy and dynamic mentoring groups require one or more people to assume the role of advisor or group learning leader. This advisor should be someone who knows relatively more about a certain ...

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3 Myths about Collaborative Learning

Think you know what your employees want when it comes to collaboration and knowledge sharing in the workplace?  In a 2013 benchmarking study by Towards Maturity called “ Read more

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What Kind of Collaborator Are You?

Collaboration—such a simple word with such a complex nature.  Collaboration can lead to increased self-discovery, learning, creativity, and innovation. But collaboration isn’t ...

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Unlock Organizational Success with Modern Mentoring

Employee loyalty. Workforce productivity. Customer loyalty. High Revenues. What organization doesn’t want these types of coveted results? None that I can think of. But now comes the ...

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Combatting the Fallacy of Not Having Time for a New Software

We can all relate to the feeling of not having enough hours in the day to do the work we need to get done.  Or those times in our lives when we convince ourselves that we don’t have ...

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How to Modernize Mentoring at Your Organization

Businesses today operate in an era marked by increased complexity and competition.  With organizational hierarchies flattening, every worker in your organization is becoming more ...

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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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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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