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Many subjects are difficult to talk about. Whether with colleagues, friends or family, some subjects make us uneasy, which can lead us to avoid them altogether. However mentoring relationships are about the uncomfortable, just as much as the comfortable. In order to commit to mentorship, you...

Sunday, January 17 is International Mentoring Day. This holiday is designed to foster global understanding and awareness of the benefits of mentoring and to encourage more people to volunteer. It is with that same spirit that I want to provide six reasons that you should...

It’s important for your employees to have some form of mentoring or coaching at work, for good morale, employee satisfaction, and productivity. In fact, these positive benefits can result in a better performing Company overall. With that, whether you currently have an active mentoring or...

A mentoring program can help fix professional blind sides Imagine the difficulty that you would have driving in a car with no mirrors. It would seem absurd and unsafe. There would be no way to be alerted to dangers in your blind spots, to know how...

I love the start of a New Year! For many, it provides the fuel needed to re-engage and focus on personal goals after some self-reflection. Some hire personal trainers to tone up and meet physical health goals. While fitting into that old...

How do you fit in your mentee's corporate dream team as a professional mentor? The 1992 United States men’s Olympic basketball team was the first American Olympic team to feature active professional players from the national basketball association.  The team was named the “Dream Team” due...

Here are the last three tips within your holiday survival guide. Using these tips will help you maintain focus and momentum to balance both professional and personal demands over the busy holiday season. ...

Although the year is winding down, for many the stresses of work can intensify during the holidays. Sales teams are rushing to meet the end of the year goals, project managers are attempting to beat deadlines, and managers are finishing performance evaluations for their teams....

Do you wish your employee's professional mentor was yours? Mentoring relationships can be powerful and, when paired well, can last years and span employers, roles, and bosses. What should you do when faced with an employee who has a mentor relationship that is powerful, full of...