Business Mentoring Insights

  • Mentoring Myth: Chemistry is Necessary

      There are some mentoring myths we encounter day in and day out as we guide our clients on their mentoring journey. This is the third in a series of posts on mentoring myths. Watch as we bust these myths wide open!  Read more

    Tue, Sep, 02, 2014

  • Mentoring Myth: Buddy Systems are same as Mentoring Programs

    There are some mentoring myths we encounter day in and day out as we guide our clients on their mentoring journey. This is the second in a series of posts on mentoring myths. Watch as we bust these myths wide open!  Read more

    Wed, Aug, 27, 2014

  • Mentoring Myth: Mentoring as a Performance Management System

    There are some mentoring myths we encounter day in and day out as we guide our clients on their mentoring journey. This is the first in a series of posts on mentoring myths. Watch as we bust this myth wide open!  Read more

    Fri, Aug, 22, 2014

  • A Mentee Wants to be Taken More Seriously. What to do?

    Last week, a mentor called me and asked for my advice on how to help a mentee explore the goal of having people take him more seriously. This goal appears vague and somewhat hard to address. During the course of the call, we shared a few thoughts and ideas and I would like to share those with you in the event you are faced with similar areas of professional development. Read more

    Thu, Aug, 14, 2014

  • Management Mentors Celebrates 25 Years in 2014!

    It's amazing and true. Management Mentors turns the big 2-5 this year! Thank you to all of our blog subscribers for tuning in to the benefits of corporate mentoring. Management Mentors founder Rene Petrin says the mentoring process has changed in the last quarter century, but the essence of mentoring hasn't. Read more in our press release announcing our 25th anniversary: Read more

    Thu, May, 22, 2014

  • 10 Reasons To Sign Up For Our Mentoring Newsletter

    It's free. It's pithy. It's one-size-fits-all. It's readable on mobile devices. It delivers quality, practical content that you can apply to your organization right away. It's written by Rene Petrin, who has over 25 years of experience in business mentoring. It's the easiest way to hear about our latest white papers, elearning courses, and books. It's something you'll WANT to share with others in your organization, and you'll look like the hero every time you do. It will not only make you feel smarter, it will indeed make you smarter (at least in terms of mentoring topics). And possibly slimmer to boot (although we don't make any guarantees about that). It may not be able to provide the meaning of life, but it can provide the meaning of mentoring, which might even be better.   Read more

    Mon, Mar, 10, 2014

  • Management Mentors Turns 25 This Year!

    After spending years in human resources and discovering that most companies weren’t doing an adequate job developing their number one asset—employees—Rene D. Petrin had a mission: to create an organization devoted solely to teaching businesses how to mentor talent. This entrepreneurial spirit combined with his keen insight into human behavior led Rene to found Management Mentors, Inc. in 1989. Management Mentors’ philosophy is simple: to show companies how structured mentoring programs are the most powerful and effective strategy for professional development within an organization. Read more

    Mon, Jan, 13, 2014

  • The Secret Sauce to Effective Mentoring Programs

    Rene Petrin was featured recently on the ASTD blog. If you are not familiar with ASTD, they are the American Society for Training & Development, and are the world's largest professional association dedicated to the training and development field. Read more

    Mon, Jan, 06, 2014