Wisdom Share Mentoring Blog

Bob Gibson

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The Composite Mentor


One approach to finding a mentor is to have a “composite mentor.” If you can’t find one person who embodies everything you want, but a few who each...

mentor, Mentoring Best Practices

Mentors Aren't Perfect


You’re trying to find a mentor—the perfect mentor. The problem is, many people you admire or think highly of have some flaw, some trait that turns...

Hey Bob! I have questions about my business

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...

talent management, Employee Engagement, Learning, competitive advantage, Knowledge Management, Questions about Business

Mentoring – Is it Cost Effective?

In the course of our work here at Mentor Resources, we interact with several hundred companies a year helping them investigate, evaluate and start...

talent management, management development, workforce development, Learning

What It Takes To Be A Great Mentor

Here at Mentor Resources we interact with thousands of people who act as mentors in the course of a year. They all want to be a great mentor.

talent management, diversity, management development, Employee Engagement, Learning, NGO, Great Mentor

How to Set up Mentoring Program

Does your firm have a mentor program? If so, congratulations! But, if your company does not have a formal program, you may find yourself considering...

expand, eMentor, start

Mentor Programs: Why Does a Better Match Matter?

So you’re thinking about starting a Mentor Program. You’ve heard about them, and read a few articles about mentor programs in HR magazines, and your...

management development, Leadership Training, eMentor, mentor matching

How to Get the Most From Your Corporate Training Budget

Here’s a statistic that blew me away: Corporate Training Budgets add up to a $50 billion industry.  50 Billion!  According to Training Industry’s...

talent management, Learning, competitive advantage, eMentor, mentor program software, mentor software, corporate mentoring programs, Corporate Training Budget