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Mentoring programs 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 to...

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? 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 to the brilliant combination...

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....

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 influence and shaping their development? Embrace It!  Here...

What's in it for me? When people think of mentoring, traditionally, they think of a wise, experienced person passing along sage advice to someone more junior learning the ropes.  While that might be true, there is an inherited reciprocal benefit of being a mentor that is...

How does your organization embody employee engagement?  It will be different within each organization and ultimately depends on the executive leadership team.  Employee engagement has always existed, only the term is relatively new. Engagement used to be thought of as potlucks, birthday cakes, and...

Job searching is not for the faint of heart, let’s be honest.  Even as a Human Resource professional, a job search is daunting.  Last year, I found myself in job search mode after having been with the same company for four and a half years.  In...