It's been a LONG winter here in Boston, which is where Management Mentors is headquartered. As a result, we've been doing lots of reading about mentoring, leadership, and more. Here are some of our top picks:Read More
Business Mentoring Matters
'Tis the season for cheer, goodwill, and "best of" lists.Read More
It’s time for another roundup of interesting articles on business mentoring that we’ve recently come across.Read More
At least once a quarter, we like to share business mentoring articles we’ve been reading and sharing internally. Here’s our final roundup of 2016. (Go here, here, and here to read previous installments from this year.)
1. Mentors Can Show Way at Work. This article highlights Andrea Crisafulli, president of Crisafulli Bros. Plumbing and Heating Contractors. Crisafulli has had many great mentors along the way and has paid it forward as well.
Insightful quote: “Having someone to show you the ropes and make introductions for you when you're just getting your career going is valuable. But it's also worthwhile to keep adding to your roster of mentors at every stage of your life.”Read More
Quick!! Off the top of your head, what do you think are 5 Things GREAT Mentors Do?.......
The following is a guest blog post written by Bonnie Cox of Power Training Institute. Bonnie reiterates some of the important messages we try to share with the Management Mentors' blog audience regarding mentoring relationships.
Let's get to the bottom line. What is the return on investment for a business mentoring program?
According to a recent article in More magazine, Grammy Award winning singer Estelle Swaray dreamed big, but her parents didn't have the resources or the knowledge to help her realize her dreams. They did, however, know enough to encourage her to join a mentorship program at the BBC where she was taught important lessons on how to fulfill her dreams.
Lauren Zalaznick, President of Women & Lifestyle Entertainment Networks, NBC Universal, was told by her fist boss at VH1, “Throughout your career, you’re going to hear lots of feedback from show-makers and peers and employees and bosses. If you hear a certain piece of feedback consistently and you don’t agree with it, it doesn’t matter what you think. Truth is, you’re being perceived that way.” With this advise, Lauren changed from a person know for making snap decisions to someone who’s viewed as thoughtful and analytical.