Business Mentoring Insights

  • Managing Corporate Mentoring Programs: Use Meet Time Wisely

    February is National Time Management Month. Just as managing time is important in your personal life and day-to-day job activities, the key to a successful mentoring program is timing as well. It's also the number one challenge facing mentoring pairs across all cultures. Use our guidelines below to manage your program. Remember, commitment makes it work. Read more

    Tue, Feb, 19, 2013

  • Why Safety Matters In Business Mentoring

      Safety Is Another Differentiator Between Coaching and Mentoring Read more

    Tue, Oct, 30, 2012

  • 3 Things to Keep in Mind When Designing A Mentoring Program

      When designing a mentoring program for business, there are 3 things you should keep in mind: determine goals, define a strategy, and train your people. Read more

    Fri, Apr, 13, 2012

  • Top 5 Tips For The Executive Mentor

      Executive Mentoring is different from other types of mentoring in that the mentor is always someone from the organization who holds an executive level position. With that position comes an awareness that Executive Mentors should have when relating with their mentorees. The following are 5 top tips that all Executive Mentors should keep in mind when engaging in a mentoring relationship: Read more

    Fri, Apr, 06, 2012

  • Management Mentors Podcast #2-Best Practices in Mentoring

    Senior Management is interested in things that are going to generate results, right? Read more

    Fri, Oct, 28, 2011

  • Mentoring: Post-Session Reflection

    One way to enhance your mentoring or coaching experience is to take a few moments after a session to sit down and write some comments.  In a busy world, this can be a little taxing, but it can really provide you with valuable insight as the relationship develops on what your experience was like and be able to share some of this with your partner. Read more

    Wed, Aug, 03, 2011

  • Are You Listening?

      I was in a conversation with someone the other day. I was trying to explain why a certain procedure worked the way it did and that the procedure wasn't the problem, rather, the person was asking it to do something it was not designed to do. Read more

    Tue, Jul, 26, 2011

  • Discussing the Cultural Differences in a Mentoring Relationship

    As technology enables us to reach across the globe, we are increasingly seeing mentoring relationships that are cross-cultural in ways never thought possible.  American companies will often have someone in America mentoring someone long-distance in Europe or Asia.  This requires a sensitivity to the cultural differences that exist so as to avoid derailing a relationship. Read more

    Tue, Jul, 19, 2011