I had the privilege of talking to Dale Thomas Vaughan, aka Mr. Mentoring. Dale has spent a decade leading men's workshops for males looking to go from adrift to purposeful. He is founder of the EmpowerMentorship Institute.
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What does it take to create happy, long-term, productive employees? Why isn't education enough? A recent Gallup study shows that graduates who had a mentor or professor who cared about them and encouraged their goals and dreams were twice as likely to be engaged with their work.
I am sure that many of you are trying to determine if it’s worth it to bite the bullet and invest in mentoring software versus continuing to do it manually. It might seem expensive as well as time consuming to get it launched, but I can assure you that in the long run mentoring or learning software is a more effective solution in terms of both costs and benefits.
So you are thinking about starting a mentor program but you need to convince management that it will add value to your organization and ultimately improve your bottom line. Here are some easy steps to help you start to better understand the ROI (return on investment) of your mentoring program:
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The whole idea of women and mentoring has been to make progress in the effort to break the glass ceiling, to get women into the upper echelons of business management. It has been a team effort to stand up for our tribe and to make a difference for our daughters.
Is Poor Mentor Matching Like a Bad Blind Date?
I’m thinking about hosting a call-in radio show called “Hey Bob”– where people call in with questions about business, and get the latest relevant information on their questions. A typical show might sound like this:
Earlier this week, we gave a presentation on multigenerational issues in the workplace. HR Toolbox started a discussion on Generation Y and should managers train and retain differently to appeal to Generation Y.
Our next blog will address that directly, but we decided to rerun one of our oldest blogs to get you thinking about other "Wars for Talent" in history.
I know several women who tell the same story.
In the course of our work here at Mentor Resources, we interact with several hundred companies a year helping them investigate, evaluate and start mentoring programs.