Business Mentoring Insights

  • 4 Characteristics of a Quality Mentoring Match

    Having a quality mentor-mentee relationship is the crux of any successful match, as without it even the best advice can fall by the wayside. Fostering a quality relationship is the primary goal of any mentor matching program, and as you may know, we have been successfully matching mentors and mentees for many years. And in doing so, we have noticed many key similarities in our successful ones, which with our 90% success rate, we have a very large pool to choose from. Here are the four main things we have noticed in every single successful mentoring relationship.   Read more

    Mon, Jul, 12, 2021

  • What are the Right Ways to Match Your Mentors and Mentees?

    Implementing a mentoring program is not an easy task. It takes substantial planning. From promoting the program to measuring its success, every part of the process needs careful consideration. And the most critical part is the matching process. Read more

    Thu, May, 27, 2021

  • What Skills Do You Need to Be a Mentor?

    When starting a career, people have a transition period to learn how to be the best at their jobs. To make that transition easier, many employers take advantage of a workplace mentoring program. In this process, a new hiree (as mentee) is paired with an experienced employee (as a mentor) from within the organization. The mentor guides the mentee through ups and downs and helps them develop in their career. Becoming a mentor is a great opportunity for experienced professionals. Not only would you be able to pass on tips you’ve learned, but also it is a great experience to put on your resume. Read more

    Tue, Apr, 27, 2021

  • 5 Useful Tips For A First Time Mentor

    “The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.” — Steven Spielberg Read more

    Thu, Mar, 11, 2021

  • 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

  • How to Set Mentorship Goals for Your Mentee?

    One of the first things a mentor does after entering into a mentoring relationship is to help the mentee identify their career objectives and set mentorship goals. It is a critical step in defining what you will work on with your mentee in the next few months and how much effort you will need to put into it. Setting clear goals for your mentee helps you get the most out of the mentoring relationship. Read more

    Mon, Feb, 22, 2021

  • What to Look For in a Business Mentor?

      Having a business mentor is a great way to support your growth as an entrepreneur. The right mentor can set you up for success by introducing you to influential people, guiding you through your highs and lows, and offering you suggestions on the best steps to take. While most people understand the benefits of having a business mentor, it’s rare to find someone who has one. Because finding the right mentor is not an easy task. Read more

    Tue, Feb, 09, 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

  • Topics to Discuss in a Business Mentoring Program

    Having a business mentoring program is an effective method of developing talent within an organization. Individuals with mentors perform better, advance in their career faster, and experience more job satisfaction. Besides, mentoring has benefits for organizations too: It can resolve diversity issues in a workplace It can help in succession planning for organizations Mentoring reduces turnover It also helps attract new employees Mentorship is a unique relationship and, indeed, is one of the most beautiful relationships one can have in a professional atmosphere. However, the effectiveness of mentoring relationships largely depends on communication. Read more

    Wed, Jan, 06, 2021

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