Author Archives: Angela Bruce

Association Case Studies – Engaging members with mentoring webinar

Join  Melissa Richardson, Gina Miebusch and guest panellists Elizabeth Foley, CEO, Australian Institute of Project Management and Monika Cole, Executive Officer Veterinary Business and Early Career Groups, Australian Veterinary Association as we discuss how mentoring can engage members at any level, give them a feeling of belonging, provide them with ongoing, meaningful development and help […]

Mentoring Expert Interview Series

Lisa Fain, an ambassador for International Mentoring Association interviews a variety of mentoring experts about what interesting things they have discovered in their mentoring journeys and also taps into their knowledge and experiences to share with you. Today she interviews our Managing Director, Melissa Richardson. In this podcast Melissa goes into depth on some of  […]

October is Mental Health Month

It is Mental Health Month in Australia.  We all experience sadness and stress sometimes – these are natural human responses to the challenges of life. It’s normal to feel stressed if your job security is threatened, or you don’t know how you can pay your bills, or to feel sad in response to loss. How can […]

Mentor Training

Great managers often don’t make great mentors automatically. Mentoring takes a certain skillset to get the most out of the conversation, in particular active listening. These skills can be an asset in the workplace to get the most out of direct reports. To help your mentors become good at what they do it is important […]

How to create a coaching and mentoring culture in your organisation

Most organisations of more than a few hundred people have some experience of coaching. They may have employed a professional coach to support an executive, or given line managers some instruction on how to coach. But this is a long way from achieving a coaching and mentoring culture. Indeed, we can identify four stages of […]

Mentoring Development Needs & Outcomes: Benchmark Report 2020

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 some surprises. This webinar was based on findings in […]

Benchmark Report 2020

RESEARCH REPORT: What mentees need, what mentors offer and benefits derived by both. Art of Mentoring’s 2020 research project was a benchmarking exercise across our mentoring platform to reveal what mentees want, what mentors think they can and want to offer and what both parties actually get from their mentoring relationship. We drew on anonymised […]

What makes a great mentoring program manager?

One part match-maker, another part relationship counsellor, mixed with liberal doses of financial controller, communications specialist, trainer and project manager. That’s what makes up the unique characteristics of a great program manager. The role is so broad that it’s actually quite hard to do really well at all aspects. The European Mentoring and Coaching Council […]

Are you mentorable?

In her TED Talk “No one is talking to mentees” Victoria Black describes her research study which examined mentoring program websites across 187 post-secondary institutions. She found that only 19% addressed ‘mentorability’ by defining mentee characteristics and expectations, compared to 37% which defined mentor characteristics and expectations. Her conclusion? That, on the whole, mentoring programs […]

Government Case Studies Webinar

AHRI and Art of Mentoring Present: Government Case Studies – Pushing Boundaries in Mentoring Programs Webinar Mentoring can help achieve organisational goals in performance, engagement, cultural shift, diversity, inclusion, succession planning, leadership, change management and much more. Here’s what you will learn: • How ATO and NSW DPIE implemented mentoring and why they are leading […]