Wisdom Share Mentoring Blog

"Grown Men Need Mentorship Too" - a Conversation with Dale Vaughan

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...

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Gallup Research Shows Mentoring Creates Productive Employees

What does it take to create happy, long-term, productive employees? Why isn't education enough?  A recent Gallup study shows that graduates who...

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Distance Mentoring: How to Optimize your Connections

Before the Internet and the advent of mentoring software, it was difficult to connect people from different parts of the world in truly...

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Mentoring Software – Is it Worth It?

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...

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Women and Mentoring

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...

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When Mentoring is like a Bad Blind Date

Is Poor Mentor Matching Like a Bad Blind Date?

 

You match partners thinking they'll be perfect but then the partnership fails and you don't know...

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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...

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Gen Y and the War for Talent

Earlier this week, we gave a presentation on multigenerational issues in the workplace.  HR Toolbox started a discussion on Generation Y and...

diversity, Employee Engagement

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...

talent management, management development, workforce development, Learning

More Thoughts on Being A Great Mentor

Every mentor wants to be a Great Mentor – they want the personal benefits of a job well done, the joy of watching their protégées succeed, and the...

talent management, Learning, Knowledge Management