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Demonstrable results matter. Corporate boards and executive members restrict or eliminate funding for initiatives that don’t prove measurable success. A mentoring program is no exception, and while Gartner estimates the minimum return on investment (ROI) of a mentoring program to be 600 percent of the...

giphy-downsized eMentorConnect® relies on the 4 Ms for Mentoring, and it all starts with Match. Throughout your life, you may have avoided playing matchmaker because, let’s face it, , it rarely works out. But when your job requires...

Mentors and mentees asking you what they should do during their meetings? Let’s say they’re in their second or third month-- they’ve gotten to know each other, shared successes and failures, and maybe even gone to a professional social event together. Sounds like it may...

Innovation drives growth, but innovating successfully requires creative approaches to familiar problems. Reverse mentoring, in which younger employees mentor older employees rather than the other way around, is a reliable and powerful way to foster creativity company-wide. One need only look to Fortune 500 investment...

Women make up only 6.4 percent of CEOs and 25 percent of C-suites, yet they’re nearly 50 percent of the labor force. Why the disconnect? If there are almost as many women as men in the workforce why aren’t there more female leaders? Nancy Wolk, founder...

Happy New Year! We are out-partied, over-socialized, and have been swinging a little too far to the left of moderation. We’re feeling refreshed and ready to buckle down on work, right? RIGHT? Even if you’re just exhausted, we’ve got your mentoring program resolutions ready to...