Course Ideas for Online Coaches and Mentors

LearnDash

Coaching and mentoring tend to be very personal courses. Consult with your trainees to construct a personalized training plan. Business coaches and mentors can help owners think through new strategies and keep a level head when managing some of the more complicated matters.

The Difference Between a Coach, Mentor, and Consultant?

Your Training Edge

When determining the difference between a coach, mentor, and consultant, it is necessary to look at specific roles and functions. Mentors vary slightly from the coach. A mentor’s focus, unlike a coach, is typically on the individual and not on a specific task or performance. A mentor also takes a more general role to the individual, that is, there is usually a less-specific agenda. So what is the expected return of a mentor?

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How to Build Your Leadership Bench – Mentoring

Infopro Learning

As organizations begin to recognize their talent predicaments, many are developing strategic talent pipelines and are taking a second look at the value of mentoring programs, either formal (a structured process) or informal – letting mentors and mentees design the relationship. They are finding that mentoring can be an extremely valuable tool for both growing and retaining key associates. The Value of Mentoring. Leadership Bench Crisis.

Do You Need a Mentor or a Network?

Experiencing eLearning

Will you be my mentor?” ” “Will you be my mentor? Why don’t you email me so we can set up some consulting? ” Maria left the coffee shop feeling a bit deflated and surprised that Jack didn’t agree to be her mentor. Requests for Mentors. ” “I was basically looking for some kind of mentor as this field is very new to me. “ “Would you be interested in mentoring me on this project?”

5 things to stop expecting from a mentor

CLO Magazine

Finding — and successfully connecting with — a mentor is a frustrating experience for people who are searching for someone to provide guidance, proffer wisdom, open doors and course-correct them when they veer off track. Mentor” is not its own relationship category.

Fewer Mentors, Bigger Problems

CLO Magazine

A 2018 survey from the LeanIn Foundation and SurveyMonkey found that nearly half of male managers felt uncomfortable participating in a common work activity with a woman, such as mentoring, working alone or socializing together. Specifically, the number of male managers who felt uncomfortable mentoring women went from 5 percent to 16 percent in late 2017 after the #MeToo movement went viral. That means about 1 in 6 male managers would hesitate to mentor a woman.

Customer story: Mentor Graphics

eFront

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Epignosis eFront customer Mentor Graphics. Located in Oregon, Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. ” Read the customer case study here: Mentor Graphics Customer Story from eFrontLearning.

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. Mentoring administrators are part coach, part facilitator, part support network and part matchmaker. Learning leaders must consider these various aspects and take part in the mentoring program in multiple ways to make the programs work. Transformative Mentoring.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. Sahana Chattopadhyay Senior Consultant at Zensar Technologies What does a Learning Consultant do? What are some of the primary and secondary functions that a business expects from a learning consultant? I am interested in finding out if there are any defined set of tasks that a learning consultant would do to enable organizational learning.

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. Our community posed a variety of questions around starting out a mentoring relationship, making ongoing mentoring effective, and taking action. Kenneth Robb , Cyber Security & Risk Consultant at Citadel Cyber Solutions.

It’s called ThruWork… because everything flows through the work.

The Simple Shift

Yes, I’m consulting. Before you get too cynical of the notion of another consultant, know that I’ve been there all along but just not all that formal. And rest assured my fellow consultant brethren I’m likely not your competition unless we’re in the same niche; focus, market and location. […]. No, I’m not leaving the Guild.

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9 STEPS TO DEFINING A WORKPLACE ELEARNING STRATEGY THAT WORKS

Learnnovators

Custom E-Learning E-Learning Learning Consulting 70:20:10 70:20:10 Framework 70:20:10 Model Blog Coaching Content e-learning eLearning eLearning Implementation eLearning Strategy Evaluation Gamification Learning Learnnovators LMS Mentoring Mobile Learning Organization Culture Social Learning Srividya Kumar Wikis Workplace eLearning Workplace LearningThe post 9 STEPS TO DEFINING A WORKPLACE ELEARNING STRATEGY THAT WORKS appeared first on Learnnovators.

Mentor Impact: Wendy Roberts Shares her Journey

Everwise

I interviewed at a lot at different places and got an offer from Anderson Consulting (now Accenture), so I took that job and got a big pay increase. Have you had any mentors who have meaningfully impacted your career? What is the long-term impact you see from mentoring others? Any advice for someone mentoring for the first time? A lot of mentoring is just being a good listener. The post Mentor Impact: Wendy Roberts Shares her Journey appeared first on Everwise.

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.

Reduced-In-Force…Bomb Sniffer Looking for a Home

Living in Learning

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Mentoring in the Cloud at Cardinal Health

CLO Magazine

One of the biggest challenges associated with mentoring programs is keeping executives and employees invested. The Fortune 500 health care services company headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, has 37,000 employees, and many formal and informal mentoring programs, but they never thrived, said Susan Moss, senior consultant for talent management in the leadership development group. That’s one of the key benefits of formal versus informal mentoring programs, she said.

One Executive’s Advice on Being An Effective Mentor

Everwise

After 12 years as a consultant at Microsoft, Yee went on to the executive level at several companies, stepping into the CEO role for the last decade at his own company, Softbase Inc. Yee has long been a fan of mentorship and says he ’ s had many mentors himself. “ But they were all technical mentors, ” he says. Did you have any influential mentors who shaped your approach? The post One Executive’s Advice on Being An Effective Mentor appeared first on Everwise.

Kiabi Carson says mentoring drives employee engagement in times of growth

Everwise

Kiabi Carson, the head of North American human resources for Turner and Townsend, an international consulting firm, knows this all too well. She especially liked the idea of providing an external mentor because that would give participants the freedom to have a truly open dialogue with someone who had been in a similar situation and who could use his or her own experience to provide guidance. Mentoring Leadership mentor women workplace

The Best Methods For Employee Performance Evaluation

Dan Keckan

Review best practices from an expert performance consultant on methods for measuring and evaluating employee performance. Employee Performance Coaching And Mentoring eLearning Evaluation Learning Culture Performance Coaching Performance Management

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

Well not quite, but it is pretty dang close to the definition of Management Consulting in Wikipedia: Management consulting refers to both the industry of, and the practice of, helping organizations improve their performance, primarily through the analysis of existing business problems and development of plans for improvement. In this world, you can't really distinguish the mandate of Management Consulting from the mandate of: Enterprise 2.0

Harry Levinson 1922-2012

The Performance Improvement Blog

Regarding Levinson’s thoughts about mentoring , Diamond writes: Executives and their management must become better mentors, he argued, and to do so they must become more knowledgeable about what motivates their employees. Levinson had some strong words for organizational consultants. He didn’t seem to have much patience for consultants who are ready with a solution prior to fully understanding the problem.

Inclusion and the New Workplace: A Conversation with Author Jennifer Brown

Chronus

Informed by more than a decade consulting to Fortune 500 companies, she creates a compelling case for leadership to embrace the opportunity that diversity represents along with empowering advocates at all levels to find their voice, and be a driving force in creating more enlightened organizations. . We need to develop different relationships through mentoring and sponsoring programs. Q: How does mentoring in the workplace (reverse mentoring, mentoring circles, etc.)

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. It depends on each person and who they have, and who they can get or acquire as coaches and mentors.

Offline Marketing for Online Courses with High Ticket Ecommerce and Consulting Business Expert Sayan Sarkar

LifterLMS

Learn about offline marketing for online courses with high ticket ecommerce and consulting business expert Sayan Sarkar in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. His company Sark Media Direct is where he teaches people how to start and grow a successful health, eCommerce, or consulting business. To learn more about Sayan Sarkar and how you can start and grow a successful health, eCommerce, or consulting business, check out SarkMediaDirect.com.

Baking the Cookies: Hiring Learning Consultants to be Successful

Wonderful Brain

Take the case of a senior manager, having been apprised no one on the staff has the skills or time to fulfull a critical assignment, brings in a consultant to address the problem. The consultant somehow muddles through or cannot possibly deliver neither fast nor good enough. The immediate manager reports the consultant is failing or has failed. I have yet to see – at any company – and I mean the Fortune 100/500 a document outlining the intake procedures for consultants.

Mentoring or Coaching: What’s Best for Your Company?

CLO Magazine

Mentoring and coaching strategies translate to better employee engagement and retention. But it pays to know the key differences between coaching and mentoring to implement an effective program. However, when building out these programs, questions often arise about how to use coaching and mentoring to develop talent, and the tools available to run them. There is a difference between coaching and mentoring.

Invisibilizing Workplace Learning

Allison Rossett

Embed more learning and performance professionals in the line and bring savvy line people closer to the learning enterprise through temporary assignments, advisory councils, data capture, and online networks and mentoring. A few years ago, I worked on a project that investigated evaluation in a global consulting firm. Blog posting alignment Analysis consulting culture Informal Learning performance consulting Performance Support

Why Creating a Diverse & Inclusive Workforce Builds More Than Good Rapport

Chronus

Learn How Mentoring Can Improve Your Workplace Gender Diversity. setting up a high potential mentoring program for minority employees or establish reverse mentoring between current leadership and women employees), they outperform peer organizations on many key metrics. Mentoring: A Simple First Step. Initiating exposure and dialogue seem to be the most effective ways to remove bias and learn from others at the individual level, which is exactly what mentoring does!

We Can’t Be Everything to Everyone

Learning Rebels

We cannot be both the “head and the body” There are people who are cut out to be “performance consultants” and people who, until they die, will be awesome facilitators of training content – and a whole host of training positions in between. Do you consider yourself a “performance consultant”? Are you consulting across departments with end-users? Do you have a mentor or coach? Nor should we try.

A Life of Learning

CLO Magazine

He really lives learning,” said Kayvan Kian, a junior partner at global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co., Nick is the true depiction of what a ‘lifelong learner’ should be,” said Ursula Fear, an associate with talent consulting firm Catalyst Consulting South Africa and van Dam’s former colleague at Deloitte, where he was global CLO and director of human capital. He spent quite some time mentoring me through some challenges in my career this year.

CONNIE MALAMED – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CONNIE MALAMED (Learning, Information Design and Visual Communication Consultant, Author, Presenter): Connie Malamed is a learning, information design and visual communication consultant. and many consider you their mentor. Learnnovators: You have been in the learning consulting business for over 15 years, helping your clients make the best business decisions.

DEEPER ELEARNING DESIGN: PART 2 – PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

Learnnovators

Next to mentored live performance (which is problematic both because mistakes in live performance can be costly and individual mentoring doesn’t scale well), serious games are the best learning practice. This is the second post in a series of six that covers Deeper eLearning. The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning really work.

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: It is greatly inspiring to hear you say “As IDs, we need to redefine our roles in organizations from converting information into a course to becoming performance consultants.” We need to do this from a consulting perspective, not saying, “I think you’re wrong and your people don’t need training at all” but instead saying, “Help me understand what’s going on, because I’m just a clueless outsider.”

What is your POV?

CLO Magazine

I share this reflection as I think back on the many lessons I have learned from mentors in the course of my career. mentors point of viewIt is funny how certain people and experiences can really shape you in a lasting way.

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Key to Success: Piecing Together A Top Notch Personal Board of Directors

Everwise

January is National Mentoring Month. While we typically think of mentorship as a one-on-one relationship, as the workplace changes, having just one or two disparate mentors is no longer sufficient. There is growing consensus that executives, managers, and junior staff alike need a board of directors – a thoughtfully developed group of 8-10 mentors and role models you can consult regularly to get advice and feedback. The Mentor.

Learn this HR Leader’s No-Fail Approach to developing leaders

Everwise

Most recently, Gupta has taken on mentoring through Everwise with the same systematic approach. Read on for a peek into Gupta’s frameworks on developing leaders and mentoring others. Have you had mentors in your life? I’ve been fortunate to have mentors that guided me at points where I’m making important career choices. I’ve also had points that I regret, where I should have consulted with a mentor to make a better decision. Leadership Mentoring

JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. In the past, for instance, college graduates had to rely mainly on internships or be teamed with mentors to help them get up to speed for a period of time, then continue to learn on their own. ABOUT JOE GANCI (President, eLearningJoe, LLC). Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington.

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. It also involves using a performance consulting approach to identify root causes of performance problems. Approximately 75% of the skills employees use on the job were learned informally through discussions with co-workers, self-study, mentoring by managers and similar methods.

How This Citizen Of The World Applies His Experiences Towards Mentorship

Everwise

Most recently, Wade established a Vancouver- and Sydney-based management consulting partnership as Chief Strategy Officer. As a mentor for Everwise, Wade uses his experience as a citizen of the world to push his proteges to challenge their perspectives and the status quo. Read on to see just how Wade approaches his career, mentoring, and his own development. You’ve spent a lot of time coaching and mentoring others both outside and within organizations where you work.

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CLARK QUINN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

What would be your advice to budding learning professionals who aspire to consider consulting as a career option? So, for example, I think future workplace learning will look like always-on coaching and mentoring. Custom E-Learning E-Learning Interviews Learning Consulting Adaptive Learning Arthur C. ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn.