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How Do I Mentor Someone?

Good mentors focus on the mentee's goals and development. Here are seven actions you can take to be a good mentor.

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After #MeToo, Here’s What You Need in a Mentoring Relationship

Don't let fear hold you back. Here are three simple ideas on how to approach your mentoring relationships and how to treat one another so that there is no more fear—on either side.

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5 Signs You Need Mentoring Software

From being overwhelmed by matching people by hand to not having a way to track relationships, here are five signs that let you know you need mentoring software.

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7 Types of Mentors

What type of mentor should you look for? From reverse to traditional to peer, here are seven ideas for mentors you could search for today.

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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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Is It Time to Say Goodbye to Your Mentor?

All good things must come to an end...even your mentoring relationship. Try these tips when it's time to say goodbye to your mentor.

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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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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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5 Questions All Mentees Should Ask

Mentoring can sometimes feel overwhelming, especially for mentees as they embark on a mentoring relationship and try to figure out what areas they want to focus on, what goals they want ...

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Sage Advice for Mentors

Most people feel it is a great privilege to be asked to be someone’s mentor, a sentiment I agree with wholeheartedly. It can also be a little humbling and overwhelming at times to be ...

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Don’t Let Mentoring Just Become a Fad

Social media provides a powerful way to have voices heard that would not normally have a platform or space to share their views. Yet with the growth of social media, people too often talk over ...

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Three Tips for Growing Your Mentoring Program

We know that mentoring can improve employee retention and engagement, and that productivity can increase as well due to mentoring. So what are you doing to get more of these great results with ...

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Mentoring Software Makes Administration Easy

There’s no question that mentoring continues to be a desired program at work, but many organizations are missing the opportunity to take advantage of this. What's holding them back?

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