Business Mentoring Insights

  • 5 Business Benefits of Thoughtful Mentoring Programs in the Workplace

    “One of the greatest values of mentors is the ability to see ahead what others cannot see and to help them navigate a course to their destination.” - John C. Maxwell  In the contemporary business world, mentorship programs are much talked about than ever before. Mentoring in the workplace is now deemed as an essential component of a progressive and high-performing organization. However, it is also true that businesses like to invest in only those strategies that have tangible benefits to offer. Read more

    Tue, Jan, 25, 2022

  • What Are The 4 Stages Of A Mentor Mentee Relationship?

      "If you cannot see where you are going, ask someone who has been there before." — J Loren Norris   Establishing a positive mentor mentee relationship is very much like establishing any other human relationship. It requires both parties to have a genuine desire to understand the values and expectations of each other. Read more

    Mon, Mar, 08, 2021

  • 4 Key Benefits of Career Mentoring

    Let’s get the fact straight. Days are gone when people used to go to the office so that they can pay their bills. Now people are more focused on job satisfaction and career development than just earning dollars. As a result, the corporate world has become incredibly competitive in the last two decades. Professionals are constantly searching for development opportunities; and when their organizations fail to provide that, they choose to move on. Read more

    Mon, Jan, 11, 2021

  • Top 5 Benefits Of Reverse Mentoring

    As soon as we hear the term “mentor”, we think of a senior, more experienced person guiding a younger person through his/her career journey. This is because traditional mentoring works this way. There is another type of mentoring which is becoming more popular these days because of its enormous benefits: Reverse Mentoring. In this article, we will unpack the following details: "What is reverse mentoring?" and the benefits of reverse mentoring. Read more

    Mon, Dec, 21, 2020

  • 3 Common Questions About Starting a Business Mentoring Program

    Starting a new business mentoring program from scratch can be a daunting task. However, if you’re challenged with starting a new program at your organization, don’t feel alone. Below are three common questions about starting a formal mentoring program.   Q. What are the benefits of business mentoring?    There are so many benefits! It’s best to think about the benefits of a business mentoring program from three perspectives: the mentor, the mentee, and the organization. Read more

    Tue, Nov, 03, 2020

  • Signs that Your Mentoring Program is Faltering, and How to Fix It

      While the benefits of formal business mentoring programs are vast, it’s not always easy to start and run a professional mentorship program. Let’s face it: even the most successful programs are bound to run into some hiccups along the way. If you’re experiencing some of the common business mentoring program problems, here are some ways to remedy the issues. Read more

    Mon, Sep, 21, 2020

  • What is Mentoring, and What is it Not?

    While there is so much talk about the benefits of mentoring in the workplace, it may seem a little late to ask the question, “exactly what is mentoring?” Although it is a somewhat fluid concept, there are some clear distinctions between mentoring and other activities. Before joining or starting a professional mentoring program at your workplace, it’s important to have a clear idea of what mentoring is. Read more

    Tue, Apr, 07, 2020

  • The Benefits of Informal Mentoring vs. Formal Mentoring Programs

    The benefits of mentoring for organizations are clear and wide-ranging. Mentoring can help organizations retain staff, increase diversity, develop up-and-coming leaders, capture institutional knowledge, and more.  Read more

    Thu, Mar, 05, 2020

  • 3 Mentoring Resources to Help with Mentor & Mentee Training

    Is your company starting a mentoring program for employees? Or maybe you already have one, but it could use a refresh? A mentoring program is only as good as the training its participants receive. Help to create successful mentoring relationships by providing your mentors, mentees and program managers the tools they need to succeed. Read more

    Wed, Feb, 10, 2016