Leadership and Mentoring

N2Growth Blog

Leadership and mentoring go hand-in-hand. In fact, this is so much the case that I don’t believe a person qualifies as a leader unless they are a mentor. Leadership is not about the leader, but rather about those being led. Walk the Talk : Who is your mentor?

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Mentor and Coach

Lead Change Blog

The two most common ways are mentoring and coaching. The mentor will use his/her expertise to get the person up to speed and share their experience, while coaching is used with qualified people who have experience. Remember that leadership is about giving.

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The Power Of Mentoring

Eric Jacobson

Sports heroes mention their mentors at award ceremonies. Successful business people thank their mentors at career milestone celebrations. Young adults who later become accomplished acknowledge their mentors when asked who was influential in their success.

Mentoring as Part of the Leadership Role

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Reviews How many of you have had a mentor who helped you learn the ropes in your new job, who took on the role of teacher and demonstrated the “right” way to do things? Leadership Development Reviews Coaching mentoring

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Are You a Disruptive Mentor?

Lead Change Blog

But, the spirit that blows through the halls of innovative organizations is fanned by leaders with a thirst for learning coupled with a recognition that every great leader today must be a mentor. What makes a leader a great mentor? Great Mentor-Leaders Are Judgment-Free. Great mentor-leaders are quick to confirm; slow to correct. Great Mentor-Leaders Are Participative Partners. Great mentor-leaders perpetually seek ways to include.

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Mentor Like Yoda

Joseph Lalonde

He said it’s a myth that your leadership mentor is Yoda. Especially the idea your leadership mentor will be all knowing (which they never will be). Your leadership mentor can be like Yoda. Be more like Yoda and give him leadership wisdom he can chew on.

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Motivating, Mentoring and Measuring – Leading Unfamiliar Organizations

General Leadership

Whether the leader grew-up in the organization or was transplanted into a new ecosystem, they can utilize sound leadership principles to guide the organization to success. ” Mentoring. Motivating, mentoring and measuring. “Never tell people how to do things.

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Mentor…mentor …everywhere

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Leadership Coaching Value Creation Will Lukang, PMP, CSM, CLDC In 2000, I left my job at a big five accounting firm because I was frustrated that my career was going nowhere. Career Development Leadership Coaching Value Creation Growth influence Leadership

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Connect Others Through “Flash Mentoring”

Michael Lee Stallard

Unless both mentor and mentee agree to a set number of additional meetings, there is no commitment to meet again. Flash mentoring” was a term coined by K. Scott Derrick in his work with 13L, a group of federal employees who share a passion for leadership excellence.

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Helping Your Mentor

Kevin Eikenberry

In fact, it is in direct response to questions we got from a previous episode, How Do I Ask Someone to Mentor Me? The post Helping Your Mentor appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Video mentors mentorship

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The Elements of Mentoring

Kevin Eikenberry

Make that interest on the topic of mentoring and you might be interested in that book, but worried it would be too academic. The post The Elements of Mentoring appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Brad Johnson and Charles R.

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One Minute Mentoring

Eric Jacobson

Fortunately, I've benefited from having great mentors throughout my career. And, I've have the honor and good fortune to be a mentor, both formally and informally, for various individuals the past few decades. Mentoring is powerful. Both being a mentor.

Tuesday Time Machine: Motivating, Mentoring and Measuring

General Leadership

GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! The post Tuesday Time Machine: Motivating, Mentoring and Measuring appeared first on General Leadership.

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How Men Overcome Discomfort Mentoring Women

Leadership Freak

Leave a comment on this to become eligible to win one of twenty complimentary copies of, “Dig Your Heels In: Navigate Corporate BS and Build the Company You… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Leading Mentoring Leadership Development organizational successNew Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies!!

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Eight Ways Mentoring Brings Out the Leader in Your Employees

Great Leadership By Dan

Rather, they come from testing out leadership skills in relationships with others. As a matter of fact, they learned that 80% of active volunteers move more easily into leadership roles and grow their careers further as a result. Mentoring hones your ability to think while you speak.

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Mentor Primer: Bosses at Blackboards

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Learning involves taking risks–experimenting with new ideas and skills. Leadership Development Coaching Management mentors Vision And, who’s going to deliberately look foolish in front of the “writer of the performance appraisal?” How can the “boss at the blackboard” encourage learning when simply “being the boss” puts power, control, and “play it safe” in the “classroom?” Below are four tips: Be open [.].

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So You Want to Be a Leader? You Better Find a Mentor

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Nigel Dessau: I have never met anyone who was successful in life who did not have at least one mentor. Having good mentors indicates that you have a great network—something every 21st century executive and leader should have. Do you need a(nother) mentor?

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Remarkable TV: Mentors You Never Meet

Kevin Eikenberry

As leaders, having mentors is extremely important to our success. But picking one can be quite a daunting task, especially if the mentor is one you’ve never met or will never meet. Coaching & Developing Others Leadership & Supervisory Skills Video mentors

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Leadership Retreat Idea: Speed Mentoring To Build Trust and Connection

Let's Grow Leaders

Are you looking for a meaningful activity to build trust and connection at your next leadership retreat? An Easy Leadership […]. The post Leadership Retreat Idea: Speed Mentoring To Build Trust and Connection appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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What Should I Get Mentoring For?

Nathan Magnuson

Congratulations – you’ve just been selected to participate in a corporate mentoring program. Or maybe you took the initiative and enlisted a mentor yourself. Now comes the tricky part: what should you get mentoring for? Leadership Capability.

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Connect With Your Direct Reports By Helping Them Find Mentors

Michael Lee Stallard

#48 Arrange for Peer Mentoring – A great way leaders can serve their direct reports is by making peer mentors available for those who want to improve in a specific area of competence or character. Select a mentor who is strong in the given area, and make the introduction.

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Wisdom on Mentoring from the Wizard of Westwood

Michael Lee Stallard

Don co-authored a fantastic book on mentoring with the legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden (aka the wizard of Westwood) titled A Game Plan for Life. Don was mentored by Coach Wooden for more than 12 years. Don told me that he had mentors who were seasonal.

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How to Find a Business Mentor Who'll Help You Achieve Your Leadership Goals

Great Leadership By Dan

I often get asked for advice on how to find a mentor. Goal #7 in the blog post stated: “Find a mentor and/or hire a coach.” Here are eight steps to follow: Step #1: Identify one or two specific leadership skills you feel that you could improve through mentoring.

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The Top 4 Qualities of Great Mentors

Leadership Freak

Mentoring ignites boldness by answering doubt with relational learning. 4 qualities of great mentors: #1. Feeling that you know more… Continue reading → Mentoring Leadership Development Humility: The guide isn’t the star of the show. Fight the urge toward self-importance.

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The Surprising Secret to Finding Mentors

Leadership Freak

The dark side of leadership is worse when you feel alone. Leaders with mentors go further. Mentors: Elevate your game. Author Book Notes Coaching Marks of leaders Mentoring Personal Growth Taking others higher Governor Leavitt Growth Leadership Development Mentors Michael Leavitt Leaders face frustration, disappointment, confusion, doubt, stress, fear, and more. Hopelessness defeats leaders unless they replenish strength and find direction.

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Peter Drucker’s 9 Functions of a Mentor

Leadership Freak

Be a mentor. Have a mentor. Don’t worry if you don’t understand mentoring. 9… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Mentoring Personal Growth Taking others higher Growth Leadership Development leadership journey leadership success mentor I don’t care who you are or what you do. Just go engage in one of the nine behaviors that follow.

How To Find A Mentor

Strategy Driven

How does one find, or how did you find, a mentor/mentee? Before finding a mentor, a person should ask “what do I want to be the best at?” I think one of the best ways of doing this is to offer your potential mentor/mentee a number of ways on how you can help them out.

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Be a Real Mentor

LDRLB

His newest book (with Marshall Goldsmith) is Managers as Mentors: Building Relationships that Last. The very first use of the word “mentor” comes from Greek poet Homer’s classic book The Odyssey. Odysseus hired a trusted family friend named Mentor to be Telie’s tutor.

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Five Things to Do to Find a Great Mentor

Next Level Blog

Over the course of my career, I’ve had the good fortune to have a number of mentors who have helped shape my life and career. I don’t think I ever set out to recruit a particular person as a mentor.

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How to be a Great Mentor

Leadership Freak

Great mentors help us become ourselves. Great mentoring is more than developing skills, helping people create connections, and navigating organizational politics. How to be a great mentor: #1. Great mentors practice self-reflection. It’s… Continue reading → Coaching Mentoring Leadership Development

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What is Mentoring?

Coaching Tip

When one considers mentoring, the image of a seasoned corporate sage conversing with a young recruit comes to mind. Although there is a grain of truth in this statement, real mentoring is simply when someone helps another learn something that she would not learn if left alone. Mentors are trusted advisors who draw from their own personal experience to offer guidance. Mentoring can occur naturally, informally or formally. Ask if they would be willing to mentor you.

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How to be an Amazing Mentor

Great Leadership By Dan

Mentoring is a gift and a privilege. To be asked by someone for mentoring means that person sees you as a role model and believes your wisdom can help them grow and be more successful. Mentoring someone has the potential to be of the most rewarding and satisfying things you’ll ever do in your career. So – if you have been asked by someone to be their mentor- don’t just be an OK mentor – be an amazing mentor! What does an amazing mentor do?

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Why Having a Mentor Makes a Difference

Strategy Driven

Finding a mentor might be one of the most practical decisions you make for the future of your business. A mentor can bring about some positive changes when it comes to your business. A mentor, on the other hand, is someone who has a vested interest in you and your future.

How Peter Drucker Mentored

Leadership Freak

Bob Buford, founder of Halftime, was mentored by Peter Drucker for over twenty years. Yesterday, Bob told me the four contributions Drucker made to him as a mentor. Appreciation Coaching Encouragement Influence Leading Taking others higher business Growth Leadership Leadership Development A life of influence is always a choice never an accident. Before: Before sharing the four contributions, Bob reminded me that Drucker was the consummate question asker. […].

Finding And Being A Mentor With Richard McLemore – The Answers From Leadership Podcast Episode 6

Joseph Lalonde

T oday’s guest on The Answers From Leadership Podcast is Richard McLemore. What does mentoring look like? He was taught 9 requirements for being a mentor. Can anybody with those traits become a mentor? You have to want to do the work that it takes to become a mentor.

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Sketch Note: The Art of Effective Mentoring

QAspire

Bell and Marshall Goldsmith released the revised edition of their classic book “ Managers as Mentors: Building Partnerships for Learning ” in 2013, I interviewed them on this blog. Sketch Notes Coaching Leadership Mentoring sketchnoteWhen Chip R.

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Mentoring and Lifelong Learning

Strategy Driven

Professionals who succeed the most are the products of mentoring. I heartily endorse that find a great mentor. I have had many excellent ones in my long career and have in turn mentored hundreds of others. The mentor is an advocate for progress and change.

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The Mentees Guide: Making Mentoring Work For You

Kevin Eikenberry

Fischler Many people who are dedicated to their own development recognize the power of finding and working with a mentor to speed their progress and skill growth. Many organizations have built formal and informal approaches to urge and support mentoring within their organizations.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Live Action Lion King

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The latest Disney animated movie to be brought to life didn’t wow and engage […] The post Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Live Action Lion King appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

Coaching and Mentoring – The Need For Accountability

CoachStation

Whether it is developing yourself or your team, coaching and mentoring can be a powerful tool to enable change and growth, both personally and professionally. When it comes to leadership development, however, one of the keys to success is to start developing deliberately and early.

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Nemesis Mentors

Let's Grow Leaders

The natural tendency when looking for a mentor is to turn to people who look like us, think like us, or value the same things we do. It’s easier, and often precisely how people are matched in some formal mentoring programs. On the other hand, what about seeking out a mentoring relationship [.]. Ask For Help Own Your Own Career Take Risks coaching leadership listening mentoring values youth groups

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Leadership Lessons From Meru

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Both […] The post Leadership Lessons From Meru appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Meru documents the first successful ascent of Meru Peak’s Shark Fin route. This ascent was accomplished by three climbers.

Really Great Mentors

Coaching Tip

Mentoring is just one of many examples of efforts organized to support others with specialized teaching and guidance. O''Connell recognize the value of great mentors in their new book, " 9 POWERFUL OF REALLY GREAT MENTORS: How to Inspire and Motivate Anyone ," through a set of proven techniques for those who serve as mentors in the workplace. Mentors must engender an ongoing and open exploration of the protégé''s self-awareness.

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