Author Archives: Angela Bruce

Becomingness: a critical element of coaching and mentoring

GUEST BLOG One of the many myths of coaching and mentoring is that personal growth is primarily a planned activity – so coaches and mentors should concentrate on helping people to set and pursue goals. The reality is somewhat different. Human beings are growing and changing constantly and most of this evolution is unplanned, uncontrolled, […]

Why embark on STRATEGIC mentoring?

Anyone who has attended our webinars or read our blogs would know that for the program designers at Art of Mentoring, everything starts with organisational goals. Our fundamental philosophy is around “strategic mentoring” or a “strategic approach to mentoring”. It just makes sense to us that mentoring initiatives must be closely linked to what the […]

Shifting Culture With Mentoring

Overview Mentoring can shift gears of culture in an organisation through powerful connections.  The ripple effect of a well run mentoring program is that it becomes ingrained in the culture to both mentor others and to seek mentorship for oneself. Here’s what you’ll learn in this webinar: Cultural impacts achievable through mentoring and examples of […]

How to build a mentoring culture

Critical to business success is the creation of an environment where people want to join the organisation, perform and commit to stay. Yet, developing and sustaining a positive organisational culture is easier said than done. In The Ripple Effect, Melissa Richardson pointed to a set of human needs that, when met, can create positive organisational […]

The Power of Mentoring Case Study

A sneak peek under the hood of Beaumont People’s LEAD mentoring program. Overview Well-executed mentoring programs can make a profound impact for many. Join us as we unpack Beaumont People’s highly successful LEAD mentoring program, designed in partnership with Art of Mentoring. Now in it’s fourth year, the program focuses on propelling the leaders of […]

2021 Art of Mentoring Mentor and Mentee of the Year Awards

Date 7 December 2021 Time 12 Noon to 1:00pm AEDT Overview Join us as we celebrate the 2021 Art of Mentoring Mentor and Mentee of the Year Awards. This year we invited thousands of participants to take part in the nomination process. This prestigious event acknowledges and commends the exceptional support provided by mentors and […]

If I knew Then What I Know Now – Reflections of HR Directors

Date Wednesday 2 February 2022 Time 12.30pm – 1:00pm AEDT Overview The transition to HR Director is often difficult, complex, and sometimes traumatic. The quality of the experience may depend on the understanding that other Board directors have of the HR role and how it can contribute to business success. Professor David Clutterbuck asked HRDs […]

Innovation and wellbeing – the key is human connection

Art of Mentoring recently partnered with the Australian HR Institute’s (AHRI) 2021 National Conference ‘Transform’. An impressive line-up of speakers from around the world presented data and findings on the current state of play. My main takeaway from the event was an affirmation and deeper understanding of what we’ve all been feeling – businesses need […]

Sponsorship vs Mentoring

Overview Some commentators claim that to advance the careers of women, mentoring does not work. Sponsorship is the answer. Yet study after study shows that mentoring women is highly effective. Is there a valid role for both and what part do they each play? Here’s what you’ll learn in this webinar: The difference between mentoring […]

Mentoring & Wellbeing

The benefits of mentoring for career-related outcomes are widely accepted. At Art of Mentoring, we know that mentees and mentors get much more from the relationship than they expect and that mentoring has positive impacts on wellbeing. Whilst there are many descriptions on what wellbeing encompasses, in the most general sense wellbeing is focused on […]