How to Build Effective Mentoring Relationships

Pract.us

Strong mentoring relationships benefit mentor and mentee alike. Mentoring others is good for your career. A 2013 study in the Journal of Vocational Behavior found that mentors enjoy greater job satisfaction and career success than non-mentors.

Developing Influence and Strengthening Communication: Mentors Share Their Insights

Everwise

In our most recent Ask Me Anything, we highlighted Everwise mentors with expertise in communication and influence. Thanks to the following mentors for providing their insights into the challenges the community brought to the conversation: Kiran Adibhatla , Director, Ellie Mae.

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Think You’re Cut Out to Be a Mentor? Take This Quiz.

Pract.us

Interested in mentoring? Steve Jobs, Sheryl Sandberg, Warren Buffet, Colin Powell, and dozens of other successful business leaders have had mentors help them hurdle challenges and knock out their goals. You may have benefited from having a mentor yourself.

Level Up Your Leadership with Mentoring Best Practices

Everwise

Mentoring is a powerful way to enrich the careers of protégés and mentors alike. A mentor added that they gain from their partnerships too, “I’ve discovered that my protégés introduce me to a totally different perspective on something that I thought was just one way.

Mentor Impact: Wendy Roberts Shares her Journey

Everwise

She’s gotten plenty of new projects up and running and learned the ins and outs on how to get employees to embrace change. It was super cool because NASA was the main contract, and I was working on space-related projects, including the space station and space shuttle.

Discovering 3 new faces of mentoring

Matrix

Mentoring is definitely not a recent concept. The benefits of having good mentoring programs within the organization are great. The new faces of mentoring. Group mentoring. Micro mentoring. Micro mentoring will help them achieve that. Reverse mentoring.

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

Why You Should Actively Maintain Your Mentoring Program

Everwise

Mentoring is an invaluable tool for enriching your workforce, and is used extensively. The benefits are manifold : mentees flourish and become even better contributors, and mentors deepen their leadership, communication, and coaching skills.

Transform  your way of thinking: Tap into different generations and reverse mentoring!

Learning Wire

The answer is to seek mentors within your organization. Mentors may be retiring employees or younger talent. Over the years, technological development has fostered a new culture of productivity, communication and digital proficiency. Learning from each other: reverse Mentoring.

Mentors on Creating a Sustainable Work- life Balance

Everwise

Everwise fosters one of the largest networks of professional mentors online, who regularly share their insights on work experiences and challenges. To add some color to this number, our mentor community answered a few questions on what professional development means to them.

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.

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. All three mentors agreed that their moves to international careers weren’t planned going into the start of their careers.

Project-based Learning and Captivate

Adobe Captivate

I tried out a new method, project-based learning in group? Project Setup. Goal of the Project. Without going into technical details, it was a project linked to management of construction sites. The group of 9-12 students had 3 weeks for this project. Intro.

Mentors Share Ways To Raise Your Profile At Work

Everwise

The recognition of your expertise can come in different ways from supporting a colleague, taking initiative for a project, or even from seemingly insignificant roles you take on in your daily work functions. This can help lighten up the mood and encourage more open communication.

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.

Issue-based projects increase student engagement

TechSmith Camtasia

This requires the use of technology tools and resources and the involvement with interesting and relevant projects and learning environments.” This new issue-based class is broken into project blocks. For Educators Learning Lounge Newsletter pbl project based learning student

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Project Management Book of Knowledge: Top Tips for Success

WalkMe Training Station

Project management is to executed by people with unique skillsets, especially those who are practical problem solvers. Project managers need to be flexible to changing circumstances, and engage in a role that’s made easier when you’re coordinating a responsive team. If you’re considering a career in project management, you could have a great prospect on your hands. Project Details. Assembling the right people for the job is a crucial aspect of project management.

How Mobile Technology is Changing the Way We Communicate

SkyPrep

A team of remote workers spread over 3 states and two countries are intently working on a project, sharing Skype screens to illustrate their progress since the last meeting. Like all good things, however, this changing way we communicate at work can also have its downsides.

Work-from-home skills for leaders of team development

CLO Magazine

In-person mentoring, team trainings, special projects, presentation practice and travel are all professional development opportunities that prepare team members for new potential and career growth. For talented team members, learning and development is an important aspect of work.

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How Mobile Technology is Changing the Way We Communicate

SkyPrep

A team of remote workers spread over 3 states and two countries are intently working on a project, sharing Skype screens to illustrate their progress since the last meeting. Like all good things, however, this changing way we communicate at work can also have its downsides.

Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

It starts with providing your members with mentors in their field. Dear Associations, I am trying to get into a skilled labor position at company X. I have some experience but there are new rules and regulations and I just can’t keep up.

Simple Learning Solutions

Association eLearning

A year or so back, I was part of a mentoring program at my alma mater. Don’t lose sight of learners’ needs by focusing exclusively on the content or run the risk of misaligning project goals by not getting multiple perspectives.

Develop Your Company’s Next Generation of Leaders with Mentorship

Everwise

Which isn’t surprising when you consider most executives cite on-the-job experiences, stretch projects and mentors as key elements for developing leadership qualities. Start by investing time in building mentoring and coaching skills in your leadership team.

The Key Ingredient for Good Soft Skills: Experience

Pract.us

The term most commonly refers to abilities such as communication, self-management, time management, teamwork, problem solving, empathy, and ethics. You can’t take a class on “good communication,” pass a test, and become a good communicator.

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Short-Term Jobs and Long-Term Employment

The Performance Improvement Blog

The federal government announced recently that $234 million will be given to Americorps to put 57,000 additional people to work doing projects in low-income communities around the country. Years ago, I evaluated the Youth Conservation Corps in Michigan which employed young adults for a year to do needed conservation projects on State property. They need people around them who communicate high expectations for their performance and their learning.

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What are your SMART eLearning goals for 2017?

eLearning Brothers

Communicate more effectively with subject matter experts (SME) by creating one new SME relationship every quarter in 2017. Choose a new way to organize your design process and use it for your next project. Find a mentor or mentee and meet with that person once a month for six months.

The Power of Listening

Everwise

All of this experience has driven Kennington’s unique expertise as a mentor, both through Everwise and for entrepreneurial students at Columbia University. For Kennington, mentoring is all about the power of a good chat — and of listening thoughtfully.

How to Be a Strong Leader

Your Training Edge

Communicate Openly. Most conflicts arise from bad communication. Involve them in decision-making situations and planning of the project. You have to be a coach, a mentor or a facilitator. Lead by example, communicate effectively and focus on people, not on tasks.

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. A Desire to Teach and Mentor Others. The Super User Value Proposition. Super User. Change Agent.

Learning in a Managing Minds Company

The Performance Improvement Blog

A company managing hands can buy and use every tool in the training and learning toolbox, but if the use is not mandated or pushed by the organization, if sharing knowledge is not a basic tenet for working, if the knowledge isn’t available anytime and anywhere, if collaboration and communication are absent, if there is no feedback, then the new tools and technologies will not make the company any smarter.

Learning in a Managing Minds Company

The Performance Improvement Blog

A company managing hands can buy and use every tool in the training and learning toolbox, but if the use is not mandated or pushed by the organization, if sharing knowledge is not a basic tenet for working, if the knowledge isn’t available anytime and anywhere, if collaboration and communication are absent, if there is no feedback, then the new tools and technologies will not make the company any smarter.

Instructional Design Lessons from the World of Theatre

Dashe & Thomson

As I started this new career, almost 16 years ago now, I knew I had strong organizational and communication skills and a strong grasp on what motivates people. There are many ways, in my opinion, but first and foremost is communicating with your subject matter experts (SMEs).

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Starting Out With a Challenging Manager

Everwise

To take this idea a step further, Gerson Montenegro , Global Vice President, Strategy & Program Management at Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices, emphasizes the importance of clear communication in creating a sense of partnership, camaraderie, and trust.

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Start With These Three Messages to Promote Change

Everwise

She’s gotten plenty of new projects up and running and learned the ins and outs on how to get employees to embrace change. Roberts has mentored with Everwise four different times since 2014. Below, we ask Roberts about her career and what she enjoys about mentoring with Everwise. .

50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Mentoring – a relationship in which senior leaders impart their knowledge and wisdom on employees who are learning to be leaders. (My apologies to Paul Simon.). In a learning culture , formal training is just one of many methods used to facilitate employee learning.