Business Mentoring Insights

  • The 5 Parts of Every Effective Mentoring Goal

    Setting effective mentoring goals can be the definitive reason why mentorship works. They are the mold that allows the mentee to grow, and eventually breakthrough. But in order to be an effective mentoring goal, there are 5 parts that always have to be present. By ensuring that you always have these 5 attributes, you can be certain that your mentoring goals will be effective and useful for both you and your mentee. Read more

    Mon, Jul, 26, 2021

  • Active Listening: How Important This Skill Is in Mentoring?

    When you are communicating with someone, how often do you listen? Every time the other person talks, right? We spend about 70-80% of our day communicating and 55% of that time is dedicated to listening. The real question is, how often do you actively listen?  Study says we listen only with 25% efficiency. This means, most of the time we are either distracted, preoccupied with thoughts, or forgetful. But how do you completely understand somebody when you don’t have your undivided attention to the person? You cannot. And mentoring is all about understanding your mentee. That’s why active listening is the key to successful mentoring. Read more

    Wed, Jun, 23, 2021

  • How Important Mentoring Is in the Workplace?

    Today, the corporate world is more competitive than ever. To be successful here, companies must develop a workforce that is constantly learning and evolving. That’s why organizations are on the hunt for employees who are committed to growth. Career development is a significant part of today’s work culture; it is the priority for both employers and employees. Organizations worldwide are investing in employee development opportunities like mentorship programs. In fact, 70% of the Fortune 500 companies have a structured workplace mentoring program in place. Mentoring in the workplace is a great way to make your employees ready to face any challenge that comes their way. Most importantly, it sets your organization up for success in this ever-changing business world. Read more

    Tue, Jun, 15, 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

  • Reverse Mentoring - The Complete Guide

    Mentorship is a very beneficial relationship when starting a new job or changing career paths. The guidance you receive from a mentor is invaluable. Their ability to help you navigate the unknown path, overcome challenges, and reach your goals is what makes them special. Mentoring relationships range from loosely defined, informal associations (where mentees learn by observation and example) to structured agreements between mentors and mentees (where they formally meet and build relationships over nine to twelve months). Read more

    Tue, Apr, 20, 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

  • Know The Type Of Mentoring Your Employees Need

    “Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the direction.”- John C. Crosby, American Politician. Read more

    Thu, Feb, 18, 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

  • How to Start a Mentoring Program in 2021

    2021 has brought a ray of hope after a whole year of struggle with Covid-19. Many organizations are thinking of paying back their employees whose relentless efforts kept the work going smoothly. And what better way to show employees that you care than providing them with development opportunities through mentoring. If you are willing to engage your employees in a mentoring program, here are six resources to help you start the program. Read more

    Mon, Jan, 18, 2021

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