How to Prepare Your Mentoring Program to Scale

Everwise

Mentoring is a powerful way to boost engagement and satisfaction among employees, but only when it’s done right. Over 83% of employees say they’d benefit from a mentoring program, yet just 30% of them have participated in one. Insufficient or Improperly Motivated Mentors. “If

How to Prepare Your Mentoring Program to Scale

Everwise

Mentoring is a powerful way to boost engagement and satisfaction among employees, but only when it’s done right. Over 83% of employees say they’d benefit from a mentoring program, yet just 30% of them have participated in one. Insufficient or Improperly Motivated Mentors. “If

5 Steps to Developing a Successful Mentoring Program

Training Industry

Developing a mentoring program for your company is a great idea. Mentoring can help you attract, retain and grow talented employees. But the overwhelming majority of corporate mentoring programs fail. We think, “Mentoring—how hard can it be?” In my experience creating and implementing successful, long-lasting mentoring programs for the past 20 years, I have found that, unless you master the following key steps, your mentoring program can go south quickly.

Mentors Share Ways To Raise Your Profile At Work

Everwise

One mentor, Thomas Oder , emphasizes the importance of making everyone feel comfortable and at ease. The size and structure of the organization are determinants, as are the significance and the confidentiality of each message.”

A Mentor’s Advice on How to Build Trust in a Partnership

Everwise

A good mentor is someone you can have that fireside chat with, someone you know will keep what you say confidential, someone who has your best interests at heart.”. After decades of traveling the world as a general manager in retail, Richard Worth has found a new passion as a mentor for Everwise. He credits his high regard for mentorship to his earlier career experiences working for Tesco International and Marks & Spencer, where he met his most influential mentors.

How to Become Congruent With Your Ideal Business and Lifestyle With Success Coach and Equine Alchemist Nafissa Shireen

LifterLMS

Learn about how to become congruent with your ideal business and lifestyle with success coach and equine alchemist Nafissa Shireen. Nafissa is a success coach, and in this episode of LMScast she breaks down her success stories and the fundamental aspects that lead to success in business.

The 50:50 learning model

CLO Magazine

Corporate L&D is a key component of any business’s overall strategy. Yet startup businesses may not have enough funds or resources available to make this learning happen for their employees. Someone who not only excels at a technical level but with a flair to train/mentor others.

Learning: Playing the Blame Game

Learning Rebels

Perhaps it’s because we are busy blaming them for not understanding materials designed by CAL Tech Engineers. Perhaps it’s because we are busy blaming Baby Boomers for our lack of design imagination – because, you know, Baby Boomers don’t like that kind of stuff.

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Benchmarking Online Learning

Jay Cross

67% support from mentor / coach / buddy. Benchmarking is the process of comparing business processes and performance metrics to industry bests and/or best practices from other industries. Set ‘SMART’ targets in your business plan. Fascinating data.

What Your Onboarding Kit Should Include (And Why You Should Offer One)

TalentLMS

Confidentiality agreements. Mentor information (if a mentor or buddy is assigned to new employees). A pack of their own business cards makes new hires feel like part of the team from Day 1. It’s Day 1 at your new job.

9 Strategies to Make Your Peer Learning Program Thrive

CLO Magazine

Prepare for your conversation to be as concise and engaging as possible, especially when speaking to busy senior staff whose buy-in can set the tone for the entire organization. Acknowledge and normalize the discomfort of being vulnerable, and set confidentiality guidelines.

Role of E-learning in Creating an Ethical Workplace

CommLab India

Encourages managers to lead and mentor. Seniors can also mentor their juniors and team mates on good ethical practices. As known, CoC has to be followed not only by your employees but also by your third party business associates.

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eLearning Gives Your Employees the Skills of the Future

OpenSesame

Businesses large and small from Pan-Africa to Indianapolis are scrambling to adjust to this rapidly developing media ecology and the seemingly endless stream of disruptive “startups” flipping industries on their head.

Agile Teams Create Agile Learning Organizations

CLO Magazine

A mere internet search on the subject will pull up 238,000,000 results, more than 70 business books, countless conferences, and too many podcasts and blog posts to count. Is your team agile enough today to respond to all the disruptions occurring in the business environment?

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How Mobile Technology is Changing the Way We Communicate

SkyPrep

Workers of all ages and backgrounds are becoming increasingly dependent on their mobile technology to talk to each other, to send in their status reports to managers, and to check facts and opinions with colleagues and mentors.

Insights from a presentation designer: Q&A with Julie Terberg

BrightCarbon

After the small studio, I worked for a large marketing firm designing presentations for business theatre. It turned out to be the best business decision for me. When I was working for the marketing firm, we produced big business shows around the country.

Virtual (Learning) Reality

CLO Magazine

Not only must learning leaders grapple with the need to educate and develop employees in a frenetic and global business environment, they must do so with easy-to-use, engaging and evolving learning-content streams that maximizes the use of the latest technology. When confidential information is being shared, however, social learning does not occur through social media.

How Mobile Technology is Changing the Way We Communicate

SkyPrep

Workers of all ages and backgrounds are becoming increasingly dependent on their mobile technology to talk to each other, to send in their status reports to managers, and to check facts and opinions with colleagues and mentors.

Here’s What You Need to Know About Informal Learning

Rapid eLearning

Last week I was at the Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando and got to spend a few minutes with my mentor, Dr. Werner Oppelbaumer. I asked him for a quick interview to share what’s happening in his world of elearning and business in general.

Wikis for Improving Productivity

Experiencing eLearning

RMC Vanguard is a mortgage company–able to do major increases in their business even with the economy not good for mortgage companies right now. Security: They have passwords visible on the wiki, but that’s OK b/c the security of the wiki is OK–must log in to view the confidential content. Problem : Industry has high turnover rate, plus experienced loan officers don’t want to take time to mentor newbies b/c they work on commission only.

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5 Lessons Learned from 16 Years in Leadership Development

Abilitie

2) Leadership programs require marketing It’s hard not to see the world through L&D-centric glasses when you spend as much time thinking about learning as we in this business tend to do. One of my mentors used to say: “that which is most personal is most universal”.

Free L&D webinars for April 2018

Limestone Learning

But right now, a quick YouTube search turns up 815,000 videos for “internal meeting,” 310,000 more for “product roadmap,” and 168,000 for “confidential training.” How to communicate a roadmap for future talent and skills to business leaders.

Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

How to Read the CEO’s Mind and Get Buy-In: A Consultant Explains (Interview) - Bloomfire , August 12, 2010 As Chief Learning Architect at Business Critical Learning, David Glow works with clients to identify key drivers for their company’s success and align performance solutions to optimize results in those areas. So, what does the LMS offer to businesses? It’s been a busy week (with non stop rain in Amsterdam and a terrible cold!)

#MeToo: Movement or Moment?

CLO Magazine

To change the culture of the organization and subsequently change behavioral patterns, Paskoff asks his clients the following questions: Do the top leaders model values that reflect proper behaviors and are they willing to act on it as a business issue?