Business Mentoring Insights

  • How to Be a Great Virtual Mentor

    With the world in a state of uncertainty and crisis, there is a greater need than ever to develop the next generation of leaders. Read more

    Wed, May, 06, 2020

  • Tactics to Make Your Organization More Inclusive to Women

    Women are underrepresented at every level in corporate America. Despite earning more Bachelor’s degrees than men, women are less likely to be hired into entry-level roles, and also less likely to be promoted. Read more

    Thu, Apr, 23, 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

  • Topics to Include in Your Mentor Training

    One important piece of a formal mentoring program is mentor training. However, because mentors are, by definition, people with expertise and experience, it’s sometimes assumed that they don’t need training; and this part of administering a mentoring program gets overlooked. Read more

    Wed, Mar, 25, 2020

  • Best Practices To Develop Your Mentoring Relationship Virtually

    For the last three decades, the workplace has been slowly shifting to a more digital landscape. Now with cities on lockdown and companies asking employees to work from home, that shift has quickly escalated.  Read more

    Mon, Mar, 23, 2020

  • Using the Kirkpatrick Model to Evaluate Your Mentoring Program

    Many organizations that start a professional mentor program get so wrapped up in the details of program launch, and decide to wait until the first cohort is over to get feedback from the mentor and mentee and measure the success of the mentoring program on the whole. Read more

    Mon, Mar, 09, 2020

  • Tips for Mentoring Women

    Many organizations want to increase the number of women at the executive level, and one of the most effective tactics to use is to provide women with mentoring opportunities. However, there are some unique concerns when mentoring women.  Read more

    Tue, Feb, 25, 2020

  • Top Mentoring Program Mistakes Organizations Should Avoid

      Faced with an increasingly complex, fast-moving and ambiguous business environment, more and more companies are looking to build the leadership skills, critical thinking, and emotional intelligence of their staff to gain a competitive advantage. One of the most effective ways to grow capabilities internally is through a formal mentoring program.   Read more

    Fri, Jan, 10, 2020