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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…

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Helping a Mentee Manage Uncertainty

When Uncertainty Becomes a Barrier   Much as humans generally crave certainty, we have to live with constant uncertainty.  It's how we manage uncertainty that counts. In organisations, uncertain comes in two kinds: prediction uncertainty and…

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Helping a Manager Understand His or Her Leadership Style Options

Manager Intervention: Helping managers understand their leadership style options   How a manager behaves in any specific situation depends on many factors, including how much preparation time they have, but the two most significant factors are…

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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…

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Time to Man Up to Men Mentoring Women 

When will the tide turn on the impact of #MeToo?   We published our research “Cross-Gender Relations in a Post-#MeToo World” in 2018. It was our fervent hope that this would start a conversation about the unintended consequences of the #MeToo…

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