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Why Colleges Should Be Supporting Students With Mentors

Chronus

Sometimes it can be really difficult for students to make that transition, but mentoring provides extra support that can help new students find their footing in college or soon-to-be-graduates find their place in the world beyond the walls of higher ed. Types of Academic Mentoring.

The Benefits of Virtual Mentoring

Chronus

In less than a month, local and state governments enacted shelter-in-place rules and social distancing guidelines, causing all non-essential businesses to shut their doors and begin working remotely from home. What is Virtual Mentoring? Larger Pool of Mentors.

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Remote Mentoring: How to Cultivate a Virtual Connection

Chronus

Maintaining a connection when we are socially distancing sounds like a paradox, but mentoring matters more than ever before. Remote mentoring delivers powerful and positive effects for displaced employees. Investing in mentoring can improve morale, performance and motivation.

Maneuver Mentoring Obstacles

CLO Magazine

In organizations across the country, mentoring programs are acknowledged to benefit both talented employees and their managers, adding millions of dollars to the bottom line. Here are three major obstacles that can negatively impact effective mentoring relationships.

Mentoring: More Than Just a Match 

CLO Magazine

Leading a mentoring program means more than just matching people and calling it a day. That single task barely scratches the surface of what it takes to effectively run a mentoring program. Labin said administrators act as the gardener for the mentoring garden in an organization.

The Value in Cross-Generational Mentoring

CLO Magazine

Working within a mentoring relationship is a powerful way for individuals to grow their careers. Without the many mentors I’ve had along the way, my career and company would never have happened. Peer-to-peer mentoring can be just as beneficial.

Making the most of mentoring partnerships: Mentors share their thoughts

Everwise

As part of our “Ask me Anything” series that poses questions from our user community to our mentor community, we recently asked three Everwise Mentors to share their experiences about how to make the most of mentoring partnerships. Communication is key.

Why More Companies Are Turning to Mentoring Circles to Elevate Women

Chronus

Organizations that fail to engage or advance women employees aren’t just perceived negatively for their D&I commitments, it’s also bad for business. This is precisely the reason why mentoring circles, a modern form of group mentoring, is on the rise, quickly gaining popularity in organizations looking to tackle gender diversity head on. Why Mentoring Circles? Mentoring circles work for three distinct reasons: Build Community, Networks & Skills.

The Essential Art of Building Rapport

KnowledgeCity

Building rapport helps to create and develop avenues of mutual trust, friendship and affinity with other individuals. It is crucial to navigate professional relationships with a healthy rapport so that you establish yourself as an effective communicator. Face-to-face Communication.

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Key Elements of a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

This kind of culture puts a value on using a variety of learning methods , including workshops, seminars, online courses, DVDs or online video, games and simulations, coaching, mentoring, action-learning, job-rotation, internships, or any of a dozen other ways to structure learning experiences.

Building Credibility and Managing Up: Mentors Share Their Thoughts

Everwise

We recently asked three Everwise Mentors to share about their experiences in personal branding and managing up. Thanks to the following mentors for shedding light on the challenges our community shared: Richard Worth , Managing Director, Worth Associates.

Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

We’ve been working on some video stories recently that we’re really excited about – about learning organizations’ human trafficking training efforts as well as mentoring in the wake of #MeToo. It amazed me how tied it was to everything within a business.

Establishing a Global Career: Mentors Share Their Insights

Everwise

In a recent Ask Me Anything, we highlighted Everwise mentors with expertise in global project management and cross-functional work with teams around the world. Ganesh Tayi , Author, Speaker, Sales Expert, Marketing Strategist & Business Advisor. The Path to International Business.

Mentoring Is a Two-Way Street at Ford

CLO Magazine

Ford’s leaders attribute their ability to weather recent economic turbulence in part to the company’s strong corporate culture where mentoring plays a key role in spreading values and breaking down silos that can disrupt innovation. ERGs Mentor the Next Generation. Mentoring From Afar.

How to Build Effective Employee Engagement Strategies

Chronus

Employee engagement is one of the most important and most prioritized aspects of a business. Increased Profits : In business, every decision comes back to the bottom line. So much of employee engagement comes down to communication between you and your workers. Mentoring.

Diversity Is Learning’s Business

CLO Magazine

It wasn’t until the late 1980s and early 1990s that some American businesses took a serious look at diversity in the workplace. To be effective, companies need to mentor women and people of color so they are not merely checking a box.

This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

The Purpose of Business is Learning. Yes, the purpose of business is to make a profit, retain customers, be sustainable, satisfy shareholders, and, for some, make a difference in the community. The work environment is one of respect and trust and transparency.

How to Level Up Your Marketing, Web Design, and Photography with Consultant and Business Coach Jean Perpillant

LifterLMS

Learn how to level up your marketing, web design, and photography with consultant and business coach Jean Perpillant in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Chris Badgett: And so for a busy mom with kids running around at home. You mentioned small business.

How to Start an Online Coaching Business with Software Entrepreneur Coach Dan Martell Creator of SaaS Academy

LifterLMS

Learn how to start an online coaching business with software entrepreneur coach Dan Martell creator of SaaS Academy. Dan has worked with many situations selling programs in business, everything from selling a low-end digital course and workshops to live events with 400-500 people.

Eight Leader Habits of a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

Leaders in these organizations do the following: Send the message - Leaders communicate the importance of learning to the organization. This message is in the guiding principles of the business. Eight leader habits are essential to a learning culture.

Women and Diversity in the Workplace: Do Your Inclusivity Initiatives Measure Up?

CLO Magazine

Individual cultural context plays a huge role in shaping how individuals communicate, are motivated and are perceived. Provide specialized coaching/mentoring. This, in turn, leads to tangible business benefits: greater cross-collaboration, productivity and organizational health.

How to Be a Strong Leader

Your Training Edge

Start developing your employees while inspiring enthusiasm and trusting that they will perform their job well. Communicate Openly. Most conflicts arise from bad communication. You have to be a coach, a mentor or a facilitator.

The Super User Value Proposition

Abreon

While Super Users are typically employed for technical projects, they can also be engaged for other changes including mergers & acquisitions and business process improvement. They will meet the business users where they are and guide them towards the future state.

How Education Entrepreneurs Can Transcend a Crazy Busy Lifestyle with Executive Career and Mindset Coach Elizabeth Pearson

LifterLMS

Learn how education entrepreneurs can transcend a crazy busy lifestyle with executive career and mindset coach Elizabeth Pearson in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. I want to start right where your book title is which is I’m Too Busy.

Uma Gopaldass Clears the Way for Intelligent Decision Making

Everwise

Most recently, Gopaldass launched her own business to help companies wrestle with the difficult, high-level choices that drive their corporate strategies forward. Mentors should help protégés find the good in their choices — something Gopaldass said her own mentors have helped her with.

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The 25 (+1) Most Important Skills for Small Business Employee Training [INFOGRAPHIC]

Pract.us

Employee training and development can make a huge difference in small business performance. And with so many options for training today – from formal classes to informal mentoring, there’s no reason your employees shouldn’t be learning right now. Communication.

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How to Adapt Leadership During Periods of Growth

KnowledgeCity

You are already familiar with the normal small-scale types of changes that happen in your business: staff turnover, workload fluctuations and resource availability. There is a growing movement in the business world focusing on what is called adaptive leadership.

6 Techniques for Team Building Success

KnowledgeCity

To get your team to become a more cohesive unit, it is important to communicate not only the reason the team is in place, but also to clearly define what roles each team member plays in the bigger picture. Because you must first build interdependence, respect and trust.

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Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

According to a 2014 Gallup survey , only 11% of business leaders believe that college graduates have the necessary skills and competencies to succeed in the workplace. It starts with providing your members with mentors in their field.

Management Mistakes 101: Training Tomorrow’s Leaders

Cognology

Hardly surprising – it’s harder to trust sarcastic, cynical, or passive-aggressive leaders, many of whom will avoid giving direct critiques of work and actionable feedback³. As senior leaders, it’s up to us to mentor promising individuals. Harvard Business Review.

Hr Training Software: What Makes It Your Wisest Business Investment

ProProfs

As the vital link between business owners and employees, the human resources team plays many strategic roles. For that, a business needs to a nalyze the learning needs of its human resources department as they relate to day-to-day operations. Assess & Meet Business Goals.

Searching for a Higher Purpose

CLO Magazine

While Fierce, a small, growing company, doesn’t have a formal leadership development program, Engle said company leaders and mentors taught her how the business works and gave her a sense of connection to the company.

Is There a Way to Effectively Teach Soft Skills to Physicians?

eLearningMind

Top medical institutions like the Cleveland Clinic are realizing, however, that the importance of soft skills like communication and interpersonal skills are crucial to the success of the hospital or patient care facility.

Employee Empowerment – The What, The Why and The How

GoConqr

So let’s start: Business. You know, the ones who make business an actual real thing. Where the worker works and business profits. The worker still works, of course, and businesses still profit. The evolution of business is really the evolution of management.

Top 14 Workplace Characteristics Employees Value

KnowledgeCity

An atmosphere of mistrust; unethical behavior by company leaders and coworkers; and abusing client trust – these are the primary reasons employees become unhappy on the job. Trust and autonomy. Engaged management who communicate and know what is going on.

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