Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring

Lead Change Blog

As the workplace has become more diverse, mentoring has become more challenging. Mentors and mentees may come from very different backgrounds and have a limited understanding of each other’s cultures and outlooks.

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Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring

Lead Change Blog

As the workplace has become more diverse, mentoring has become more challenging. Mentors and mentees may come from very different backgrounds and have a limited understanding of each other’s cultures and outlooks.

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Leaders Share about Mentoring: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Are you looking to be a better mentor? Or, perhaps you’re looking for a mentor. In this month’s Frontline Festival, top leadership experts share their perspectives and insights on mentoring. Frontline Festival coaching mentor Mentoring mentorship

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Team Leader Mentoring (Management Mentoring)

Rapid BI

Team leader & management mentoring is rapidly becoming the approach of choice in replacing conventional & costly internal training programmes, providing one-to-one development in a cost effective and scalable way.

Support Mentoring

Eric Jacobson

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

Why You Should Have a Mentor (And How to Find One)

Lead Change Blog

If you’re truly ready to take the next step in your personal growth journey, might I suggest looking into one-on-one mentoring? A great mentor can teach and help perceive emerging problems, share how to grow from them, and guide you towards becoming both a better person and leader. .

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How do I find the perfect mentor?

Let's Grow Leaders

The perfect mentor can be really hard to find. The post How do I find the perfect mentor? Career & Learning great mentors MentoringIf you’re like most managers we talk with, you’ve got more than one area you’re working to develop.

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Business Mentoring What is it?

Rapid BI

Mentoring in a business sense is a vehicle for self development. The post Business Mentoring What is it? Management Business business mentoring formal informal mentor mentoring mentoring scheme Personal Development

What’s Better for You? Peer Coaching or Mentoring?

Next Level Blog

You want to accelerate your development as a leader in your organization and think having a mentor to guide you could be a really good thing. You may be right about that but it can often be hard to find a good mentor. Mentoring.

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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. While a leader coaches and mentors others, they themselves also have mentors and coaches that help them continue to help them develop. Leadership Coaching Coaching Leadership mentoring

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How to Bridge Differences for Better Mentoring

Skip Prichard

The Power of Mentoring. Lisa Fain, CEO of the Center for Mentoring Excellence and the author of Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring , believes that the most important piece of a successful mentoring partnership lies in who you’ve selected as your mentor.

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.

An Acronym That Explains Mentoring

Leadership Freak

I’m trying – without success – to create an acronym that captures the essence of mentoring. How would you use MENTOR or MENTORING as an acronym? What I… Continue reading → Curiosity Leading Mentoring Personal GrowthI could use some help.

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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. Because I was eager to move on, I took an opportunity to go back and work as a consultant. Two years earlier, I had quit a consulting [.]. Career Development Leadership Coaching Value Creation Growth influence Leadership

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Tuesday Time Machine: Motivating, Mentoring and Measuring

General Leadership

The post Tuesday Time Machine: Motivating, Mentoring and Measuring appeared first on General Leadership. Early Files Guest Posts boeing chris levy ford kotter Leadership measure measuring mentor mentoring motivate motivating organization peter principle results squadron Throwback Time MachineGeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link].

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Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring – Interview with Lisa Fain

Let's Grow Leaders

Be ready to take notes as you listen to this powerful interview with Lisa Fain, co-author of Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring. You’ll get practical ways to be a fantastic mentor, a great mentee, and more inclusive leader including: The three whys leaders […].

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How To Find And Work With A Mentor

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.

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.

Motivating, Mentoring and Measuring – Leading Unfamiliar Organizations

General Leadership

Mentoring. Spend the time necessary to mentor your people, focus them on the vision and position them on the organization’s framework for success. The leader doesn’t just mentor others; they also need mentoring from those with more experience in similar situations. “The leader doesn’t just mentor others; they also need mentoring from those with more experience in similar situations.” Motivating, mentoring and measuring.

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Building a Mentoring Culture in Your Organization

Lead Change Blog

There are a ton of benefits to establishing a culture of mentoring within your organization. This post will share those benefits with you and explain how to cultivate the mentoring culture within your organization. Within any organization you have your mentors (the ones who give information) and the mentees (the recipients of information). At the same time, mentors benefit from solidifying their wisdom and establishing their expertise through generosity and teaching.

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Connect Others Through “Flash Mentoring”

Michael Lee Stallard

#51 Employ “Flash Mentoring” – One way to match mentors and mentees is to ask them to commit to meet just once to see if both parties “click” (or “connect,” if you will) and if the mentor believes he/she has the knowledge/expertise and sufficient time available to meet the mentee’s needs and expectations. 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.

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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. When mentoring your mentoree, don’t let fear hold you back. The post Mentor Like Yoda appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Leadership fear leadership mentoring quotes star wars Yoda Y oda is a lovable but tough teacher in the Star Wars universe.

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How to Become a Better Mentor

Career Advancement

“One of the greatest values of mentors is the ability to see ahead what others cannot see and to help them navigate a course to their destination.” — John C. He said he’d love more mentoring to help him get to the next level in his career. How can I become a better mentor? What am I missing when it comes to mentoring them to the next level? To become a better mentor , focus on how to provide that guidance.

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Pay It Forward Mentoring

Let's Grow Leaders

As my mentor and I met for a casual lunch, he asked me if I had “ever received a bill” from him. It is their pedigree…all sharing what they were taught with the next mentee and inspiring them to do likewise as they become mentors. Are you familiar with who your mentor was mentored by and so on? Have you asked your mentor who influenced his or her values? Career & Learning becoming a great mentor mentorship

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6 Secrets to a Successful Mentoring Program

Let's Grow Leaders

Mentoring, at it’s best, is a magical elixir which shaves years off your learning curve through mistakes unmade. Thank God, I’ve experienced the transformational spirit of amazing mentors. Please God, let my mentoring have made a difference for others. I say that as a speaker, consultant, author, MBA professor, and someone who’s had the fortunate experience of having a gaggle of amazing mentors over the last two decades.

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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 Me too! In fact, that was the way mentorship was presented to me back in my previous life. And, it turns out [.].

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How A Coach Differs From A Mentor

Eric Jacobson

Author Kristi Hedges , in her book, The Power of Presence , provides these explanations of the roles of a coach and of a mentor and how they differ from each other: The Coach shows empathy through a mixture of tough love and strong support.

Mentor Primer: Bosses at Blackboards

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development Coaching Management mentors Vision Posted in Leadership Development Learning involves taking risks–experimenting with new ideas and skills. 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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Get a Mentor or Coach to Help You Connect

Michael Lee Stallard

#89 Get a Mentor or Coach. No one becomes great without mentoring and coaching. We all have blind spots – things we do that are disconnecting – and we need coaches and mentors to help us see our blind spots then advise, encourage and hold us accountable so that we grow to become Intentional Connectors. The post Get a Mentor or Coach to Help You Connect appeared first on Michael Lee Stallard.

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The Difference Between Informal And Formal 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.

How To Become A Stronger Career Mentor

Eric Jacobson

Author Paul Falcone offers the following great advice for how to become a stronger career mentor and coach by helping your subordinates grow and develop in their own careers. Career Mentor Mentoring Paul Falcone

Mentoring and Gender Parity

Roundtable Talk

Mentoring and Gender Parity Read More » The post Mentoring and Gender Parity appeared first on The Roundtable. We know that diversity in leadership drives business results.

How To Find And Work With A Mentor

Eric Jacobson

Unleashing Your Inner Leader , by Vickie Condolff Bevenour , provides these six easy steps to help you find and work with a mentor: Step 1 – Find the person in your company or industry that you most respect. Step 2 – Ask her or him to be your mentor.

The Best Mentor You Can Find is Up to You!

Leading Blog

I never expected that he would become my first true mentor. There was no contractual agreement or even a discussion about such a relationship, and through all these years, I’ve never mentioned the word “mentor” to him. Receiving mentorship is a vital element in learning about leadership… and being a mentor is a responsibility of all great leaders. I believe there are four types of mentors: assigned, self-appointed, sought-after, and what I call “virtual.”

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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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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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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. In the text that follows, I’ll share a few thoughts on not only the benefits of mentoring, but how to do it effectively. . Let me cut right to the chase and be clear; mentoring is part of a leader’s job description. Leaders must not only embrace mentoring, they must become its champion.

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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.

5 Ways to Foster Connection in Mentoring Relationships

Leadership Freak

Leave a comment on this guest post by Lisa Fain to become eligible for one of 20 complimentary copies of her book, Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring.… … Continue reading → Author Book Notes Mentoring Growth Leadership DevelopmentNEW BOOK GIVEAWAY!! 20 copies available!!

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The Surprising Secret to Finding Mentors

Leadership Freak

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 The dark side of leadership is worse when you feel alone. Leaders face frustration, disappointment, confusion, doubt, stress, fear, and more. Hopelessness defeats leaders unless they replenish strength and find direction.

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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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How Do I Find a Great Mentor?

Let's Grow Leaders

I can’t tell you how many times someone has asked me to be their mentor, and when I asked what they were looking to accomplish–I was met with a blank stare. But mentoring doesn’t work that way. To find a great mentor, start by being a rock star mentee. Is there something about your mentor’s background or skill set that you want to learn? The best mentoring relationships are reciprocal– both human beings grow in the process.

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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. The mentor does not necessarily have to be someone at a higher level in the company, but should be someone knowledgeable about the area and willing to help others grow.

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