Business Mentoring Matters
With all the recent press about the investment of higher education in this country today, students and their parents--now more than ever--are researching what their school will do for them AFTER they graduate. U.S. News has recently ranked America’s Best Colleges 2013 and on each school’s profile page, have included a “Jobs and Internships” tab. This is because so many students and their parents are not only considering where to get the best education, but what their school can do for them after graduation. A University Alumni Mentoring Program would be considered a great value to these students and parents who are carefully considering what could possibly be THE biggest investment of their lifetime.
What role does mentoring play in Hollywood? How do we relate that to corporate mentoring?
Todd Leopold wrote an article for CNN recently about Actor Bradley Cooper's (The Hangover, Limitless) mentor, Elizabeth Kemp titled "Actress Role of a Lifetime: Being a Mentor." According to the article, Cooper was an acting student of Kemp's and says "I was never able to relax in my life before...The most sacred experience I ever had was in [her class]. No question about it."
If you missed Friday's announcement, Rene Petrin, President and Founder of Management Mentors, will be a guest on the VoiceAmerica Radio Show today, February 6, 2012 at 12noon EST.
Good morning, Management Mentors blog subscribers! We have an exciting announcement to make. On Monday, February 6, 2012 at 12:00 noon EST, our President and Founder, Rene Petrin will be a guest on the VoiceAmerica radio show!
In honor of National Mentoring Month, we are posting inspirational mentoring videos.
Did you know that January is National Mentoring Month? Over the coming weeks, we will post short, relevant, and inspiring YouTube videos about the importance of mentoring.
Let's get to the bottom line. What is the return on investment for a business mentoring program?
The following is an excerpt from our feature article Who's The Mentor Now: A Word of Caution about Reverse Business Mentoring by Judith Ashton, Esq., and Rene Petrin. To download your free copy of the complete article, click here.
I recently read an article in the March 7th edition of People magazine titled “LEAN on ME” written by Joanne Fowler. This Bullying Prevention piece featured middle school and high school kids who were paired up as a part of their school’s on-going zero-tolerance approach to bullying. The article showcases mentoring as a method for bullying prevention. The older students are former bullies who are spending time counseling the younger students who feel the need to bully today.