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Mentoring

When we hear the word mentoring, our minds go to a happy place. We think of someone for whom we have a profound appreciation, someone who took the time to make a connection. It’s the kind of game-changing experience that should be available to everyone,...

Businesses with mentoring programs know that speed is a potent byproduct of the knowledge transfer process, and can make the difference between nailed it and not even close....

The benefits of having a mentor are simply too numerous to count, and our country’s most effective leaders in business point to having a mentor as a primary ingredient of their success. ...

Good listening requires an environment that is conducive to focused attention. Plenty of external aspects are simply beyond our control, but there are plenty that we can address before the first word is spoken....

After some introspection, it occurred to me that I spent most meetings waiting for other people to stop talking, impatiently awaiting my opportunity to speak. I came to realize the source of my irritation: I am not a good listener....

The reasons for career pathing is crystal clear. A Gallup poll reports that an alarming 87% of employees are not engaged at work, but that companies with highly-engaged employees outperform their peers by 147% per earnings share....