Business Mentoring Insights

  • Diversity Change instead of Diversity Training

    As we become more globalized, businesses need to learn how to appreciate diversity and its impact on sales and business development. Even Prince Harry is now getting diversity training recognizing that royalty is not exempt for diversity sensitivity. Read more

    Fri, Feb, 27, 2009

  • Fortune 500 Companies & Corporate Mentoring Programs

    According to an article on corporate mentoring programs,"About 70% of Fortune 500 companies offer mentoring programs." And the article discusses how some companies--and employees--handle the process of finding a mentor. For some companies, it's more automated than it is for others. Read more

    Mon, Feb, 23, 2009

  • When the Mentoring Duo Match is Like a Box of Chocolates

    I was just eating some of my Valentine's Day candy and the infamous line from Forrest Gump  came into my head: "Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." Read more

    Fri, Feb, 20, 2009

  • Mentoring Teachers

    It's school vacation week here in Boston, which got me thinking about our city's teachers. Creating mentoring programs for teachers--all teachers--is incredibly important. Imagine you're 22 and you're fresh out of college, and you start working for an elementary, middle, or high school. Sounds overwhelming just to write that sentence! A veteran teacher (mentor) can help guide the new teacher (mentoree) by: Read more

    Wed, Feb, 18, 2009