Author Archives: Angela Bruce

More of the Mentoring Good Stuff

Interview with Melissa Richardson & UK colleague Kerrie Dorman recently, for her podcast series, “More of the Mentoring Good Stuff”. Take a listen! Art of Mentoring · More of the mentoring good stuff with Kerrie Dorman

Helping mentoring pairs stay connected

Helping mentoring pairs stay connected Across the many programs and thousands of mentors and mentees currently connecting via Art of Mentoring’s platform, we have seen two types of responses to mentoring since COVID-19 started. The first, and most productive, is when mentee and mentor acknowledge that the goal posts have shifted and agree on new […]

Webinar – Government Case Studies

12pm to 1pm, 10 July 2020 AEST   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 […]

Adaptation Mentoring Webinar

This webinar covered the following topics: 1. How adaptation mentoring can help the workforce adapt more quickly and effectively as circumstances change significantly 2. Mentoring and its ability to assist in the battle with mental health 3. How to set up virtual mentoring programs that can be accessed from anywhere – with pros and cons […]

The Critical Art of Reflection

Reflection is a critical part of the process for mentoring pairs and for people who manage mentoring programs. A skilled mentor offers the mentee a quiet space in which to reflect on issues, on self, on interactions with others, and on systemic issues at play. As mentors become more experienced, they develop the ability to […]

Virtual Mentoring Webinar

12pm to 1pm, 15 July 2020 AEST Social distancing rules have forced many mentoring program managers to convert their mentoring initiatives to virtual formats. We have been managing virtual programs for over a decade. When mentors and mentees cannot meet face-to-face or attend classroom-style training, there are some tricks of the trade to ensure that […]

Team Coaching Virtual Teams

Team coaching virtual teams Virtual teams have a number of differences compared with co-located teams. On the plus side, their geographical dispersion means that they can draw upon a wider and more diverse pool of talent. It is also easier to maintain 24-hour oversight of issues, if people are in multiple time zones. There is […]

Adaptation Mentoring

In this podcast, Art of Mentoring’s Melissa Richardson talks about Adaptation, Mentoring and Wellbeing with workplace wellbeing advisor, Thea O’Connor. Mentoring is a well-documented practice for supporting people through a transition, typically from study to work or from one career to another. The unfolding COVID-19 crisis of 2020 requires more than just a transition response. […]

11 Reasons Why You Should Be a Mentor  

Online Training for Mentees and Mentor Training Software Demo Situation Analysis Why you should be a mentor. We often hear the reasons people give for not becoming a mentor.  I don’t have time.  I don’t have the right skills.  My personality isn’t suitable.  For the most part these are excuses, not reasons.  We all have […]

Goal Setting & Measuring the Impact of Mentoring

A well-designed, well-executed and well-managed mentoring program will be very successful and sustainable. Done well, mentoring programs enjoy high engagement and participation rates, low dropout rates, high satisfaction and goal achievement. Mentors enrol year after year, and mentees return to mentor others. But, how can we best measure the impact a mentoring program has, and […]