In 1989, a gallon of gas in the U.S. averaged 97 cents, and a U.S. postage stamp was a quarter. Microsoft Office was released for the first time, and Batman (the version with Michael Keaton) was a huge hit. The late George H. W. Bush became the 41st U.S. president, and the Berlin Wall came down.Read More
Business Mentoring Matters
Interested in learning more about mentoring benefits? Here's what mentors can expect:Read More
For an upcoming project, my team and I recently reviewed all the press that Management Mentors has received over the last five years.Read More
You're getting ready to embark on a mentoring relationship. You're excited and maybe a little nervous. And you're hoping it will be a success. Here's how to make sure your mentoring experience is a positive one.
1. Take time to understand what mentoring is. The biggest mistake that new mentors and mentorees make is diving in without having any understanding of what mentoring is—and what it's not.
For example, a mentor is not someone who is going to teach you how to use a piece of software (this would be a job for a business coach). In a mentoring relationship, the mentoree always does the heavy lifting since mentoring is all about personal and professional transformation.Read More
If you are a regular subscriber to our blog, you may have noticed that we ocasionally post inspirational mentoring quotes. In fact, these posts tend to be some of our most viewed posts.
The following quotes were borrowed from Forbes’ 100 Best Quotes on Leadership. We picked each quote as a reminder to you that mentoring and leadership go hand in hand, both in business and in the rest of our lives.Read More
When it comes to researching information on how to start a mentoring program, your friend Google will likely lead you to many great articles that discuss things like program type, matching pairs, and selecting program managers. But the one topic that is consistently overlooked? The budget conversation. I'm here to remedy that.Read More
In order to quantify the purpose of an employee mentoring program, many businesses come to us and ask for solid evidence that mentoring programs actually work. We recently put together a number of case studies outlining mentoring program successes. The following is a short and sweet version of a case study we conducted with our client, Bobrick Washroom Equipment.
In order to quantify the purpose of an employee mentoring program, many businesses come to us and ask for solid evidence that mentoring programs actually work. We recently put together a number of case studies outlining mentoring program successes. The following is a short and sweet version of a case study we conducted with our client, KentucyOne Health, a non-profit healthcare system.
There are many benefits to a corporate mentoring program. From boosting employee morale to reverse mentoring (millennials mentoring baby boomers on the latest and greatest technologies, for example) to successfully supporting women in their career growth goals. Here we discuss four overlooked benefits of mentoring that will position your organization for the best and brightest prospective employees while nurturing the rock stars you already have today.