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The Most Important Skill for a Successful Mentoring Relationship

Study Confirms Communication Competence Critical to Mentoring Success Don’t you just love being proven right? It was with a slight inner gloat that I read a recent mentoring study from York University in Canada, which found that communication competence on the part of both the mentor and the mentee was the one single skill most […]

Top Tips for Successfully Marketing Your Association’s Mentoring Program

Top Tips for Successfully Marketing Your Association’s Mentoring Program Few years ago, Associations Now wrote about the importance of mentoring for membership retention, but what makes the program successful? No matter how well-conceived and run your association mentoring program is, its success will ultimately be determined by your ability to engage and excite your membership. The […]

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 the ingrained habits, behaviours and rewards in place in most work environments […]