Business Mentoring Insights

  • Top 30 Questions to Break the Ice with your Mentor

    Mentors can be an extremely valuable source of knowledge for business leaders and employees. This is because getting mentoring at the right time can open new doors for success for both. But, how do you know what questions to ask your mentor to get the most out of the mentor-mentee relationship and create a successful and meaningful connection? Read more

    Wed, Dec, 21, 2022

  • Are today’s job roles relevant for a new age skillset?

    Do you have a large number of employees but not enough jobs to fill? If so, you're not alone; many businesses around the world are facing the same challenge. Unfortunately, many organizations have resorted to downsizing their workforces to control costs instead of leveraging their talents.  Read more

    Mon, Dec, 19, 2022

  • How mentoring fosters innovation in organizations?

    Innovation is essential for organizations to stay competitive and profitable in today's rapidly changing professional environment. It involves an introduction of new ideas, technology, processes, and products. It can also involve the development of new ways of executing different operations in order to achieve the desired results and improve employees’ performance. Not surprisingly, as per McKinsey's study, most CEOs, about 84%, think that innovation is crucial for organizational growth. Read more

    Thu, Dec, 15, 2022

  • Bridge the Multigenerational Skill Gaps with Mentoring

    As workplaces become more multigenerational, businesses are confronted with the challenge of leveraging the skills of a diverse workforce. To elaborate, with four generations (Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, Gen Yers or Millennials, and Gen Zers) currently working side-by-side, there are bound to be differences in how each group perceives their own priorities, and work approach.  Read more

    Thu, Dec, 15, 2022

  • How mentoring contributes to economic growth?

    A recent study indicates that investing in quality youth mentoring programs can generate at least $3 in returns for every dollar invested – a significant benefit to society. Read more

    Fri, Dec, 09, 2022

  • Support your nonprofit organization with mentoring

    Mentoring can be an effective tool for helping employees and organizations realize their full potential. Even a report  backs this approach. For instance, some nonprofit organizations often have limited financial resources, so mentors can help them understand how money can be used efficiently and what programs or initiatives will best support their goals. Read more

    Mon, Dec, 05, 2022

  • How can professional associations groom talent with mentoring?

    A professional association is an organization composed of people who have chosen to pursue the same career or occupation or have a common goal. Many professional associations are organized around a specific profession, such as medicine or law, but others are general in nature and open to any individual with the required qualifications. As per a report, as of 2022, there are 11,078 Professional Organizations in the United States alone. Read more

    Wed, Nov, 30, 2022

  • Enhance Employee Engagement with Mentoring

    Employee engagement has been a major challenge for companies around the globe. A recent study by Gallup found that only 13% of employees across the globe feel engaged in the workplace. This low number is alarming, as engaged employees are more productive, have lower absenteeism rates, and are less likely to leave their jobs. According to Gallup, actively disengaged employees cost the United States billions of dollars in lost productivity each year. This costs businesses an estimated $450 to $550 billion annually. Read more

    Fri, Nov, 25, 2022

  • Tips to Delivering Effective Virtual Mentoring Sessions

      A recent study by HR research Institute Report and Infographic states that 70% of employees who receive coaching perform better at the workplace, have better relationships, and can communicate effectively. Read more

    Fri, Dec, 03, 2021

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