Business Mentoring Insights

  • Want Mentoring? What to do Next

    This blog post is the second in a series we started to discuss what many businesses are asking us when they are considering implementing a mentoring program. The first step involved determining whether it is a mentoring program they need or if it is something coaching. Read more

    Tue, Jun, 03, 2014

  • Mentoring Resources That Don't Break The Bank!

      Many businesses come to us sure that their company could benefit from a mentoring program, but just don't have the budget to support it yet. Or, they are in the early stages of considering whether or not mentoring is right for them and need to do some research to get the ball rolling. Read more

    Fri, May, 30, 2014

  • Do I need a mentoring program or something else?

    We find that many businesses considering mentoring are asking 1 of 3 questions when they come to us: Read more

    Tue, May, 27, 2014

  • New Business Mentoring eBooks!

    We have seven new mentoring eBooks, hot off the virtual presses. You can learn more about our eBooks by checking out our latest newsletter or by visiting our eBooks products page. Read more

    Tue, Apr, 15, 2014

  • Graduating college? Entering workforce? Find a mentor. It can help.

    What if this happened to you? You’re about to graduate from college and looking forward to your first career opportunity. You’re excited about finally getting the opportunity to put your years of education into practice. Unfortunately, your enthusiasm is not shared by prospective employers who view you and the hundred other applicants like you as all being the same:  you all have a degree but no experience. How valuable can you be?  You use the services of the college Placement Office but you’re just one of the many in line looking desperately for assistance in finding that first job.  Your resume looks like everyone else’s and the advice given to you at the Placement Office is given to every other graduate because you’re all in the same boat. Read more

    Wed, Mar, 26, 2014

  • In Mentoring Relationship, What Communication Style Works

    Consider your answer to the following question. This post is meant to help to clarify your preferred communication style within your mentoring relationship.  There is no right or wrong answer. This exercise is meant only as a means to provide an opportunity for you to assert the communication style most comfortable to you. Read more

    Mon, Oct, 07, 2013

  • Types of Mentoring Models: Group Mentoring

    Part 3 in our blog post series: Types of Mentoring Models. Read more

    Thu, Aug, 22, 2013

  • Types of Mentoring Models: Self-Directed Mentoring

    Part 2 of our blog post series: Types of mentoring models. Read more

    Thu, Aug, 15, 2013