Selecting and using an executive coach

Selecting and using an executive coach Executive coaches are used mainly by senior managers or professionals, to help them work on specific aspects of their performance. As a relatively expensive resource, it's important to understand why you will…

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Top Tips for Successfully Marketing Your Association’s Mentoring Program

Top Tips for Successfully Marketing Your Association’s Mentoring Program No matter how well-conceived and run your mentoring program is, its success will ultimately be determined by your ability to engage and excite your membership. The marketing of…

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Men Mentoring Women: Can It Change the System?

Men Mentoring Women: Can It Change the System? Like many women (and men), I believe that ‘the system’ itself needs to change before the female half of our population will be appropriately represented in the echelons of power.  (By the system, I mean…

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Lapsed members: making the call!

Lapsed members: making the call! Guest blog from Optimum Contact Retaining a membership base is a real challenge for associations, and it’s a problem that is not going away. Conservative sources estimate that it costs up to ten times more to acquire…

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Working with SUIs (Significant Unresolved Issues)

Working with SUIs (Significant Unresolved Issues) The concept of Significant Unresolved Issues arose from David Clutterbuck’s unpublished research in the 1990s on what issues mentees brought to their mentors for discussion. Participants in workshops…

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