Monthly Archives: November 2019

Mentoring Program Readiness Self-Assessment

Mentoring Program Readiness Self-Assessment Instructions: Choose the most accurate response to each statement. Then click the Am I Ready? button. Qid Questions Yes No Not Sure Program Design Evaluation 1 Do you have a well-defined mentoring program purpose and objectives? 2 Are there scheduled dates already specifically aligned to the program? 3 Are you aware […]

Why Mentoring Programs Derail

12 noon to 1pm, 25 March 2020 AEDT When designed well, mentoring programs enjoy high engagement, strong mentee goal achievement and mentees circle back to become mentors. But that’s not always the case. In this webinar we will share with you the secrets we’ve discovered to making mentoring programs high impact and sustainable. You can […]

Diversity Mentoring

4pm to 5pm, 28 May 2020 AEST Diversity & Inclusion initiatives are commonplace in organisations today, as they strive to harness the talents of an increasingly diverse workforce. In this webinar, we will explore diversity beyond gender to consider: Why Diversity Mentoring is important right now Examples of Diversity Programs that target different groups Issues […]

Mind your Mentoring Mindset

Coming from a Mentoring Mindset  Recently, I had the pleasure of hosting Cathy Burke in our webinar “Mentoring Women Under the Spotlight”. As CEO of The Hunger Project, Cathy spent much of her career working with women and men in villages in Africa and the east, supporting them to break the poverty cycle for themselves. […]

I’m a Mentor, Now What?

I’m a Mentor, Now What? In our work with thousands of mentors, we typically see three different reactions to taking on the role of mentor inside an organisation or membership body (gender irrelevant; names are used just to describe the personae):    1. Over-Confident Orlando Orlando has been a manager for over a decade, so […]

The 3 Best Ways to Build Trust for Mentors

The three best ways for mentors to build trust… and you might not like it! Trust between mentor and mentee is said to be the cornerstone of an effective mentoring relationship. It can take time and sometimes a little effort to build trust and rapport, but it’s worth the trouble. The very nature of the […]

The Coach-AI Partnership 

The Coach-AI Partnership  If coaches are to benefit from the rise of Artificial Intelligence, then they will need to embrace the new technology and integrate it with their practice. But what does that mean?  The coach-AI partnership fulfills several functions:   It provides real-time information about what is going on in the conversation, in the client […]

Mentee Development Needs

12 noon to 1pm, 11 August 2020 AEST – We’ve been collecting data across thousands of mentors and mentees in our programs for the last three years. In this webinar we will share with you the highlights of what we’ve learned about what mentees say they are seeking from their mentoring experience. There may be […]

How Mentoring Can Facilitate Mergers 

How mentoring can facilitate mergers   The immediate aftermath of a merger poses a number of major challenges. While many of these challenges relate to integration of systems and structures, the people challenges are often the most difficult and long lasting. In particular:  Ensuring that senior level talent does not leave. Headhunters target merger situations, because the uncertainty causes people to […]

Five Ways Mentoring Solves Most Engagement Issues (and why it matters)

Five ways mentoring solves most engagement issues (and why it matters) Organisations spend a great deal of money on turnover-related expenses each year. Many also invest heavily in engagement surveys, in an effort to predict where they’re vulnerable to low productivity and loss of key talent. Engagement has been found to contribute to a raft […]