Posts Tagged ‘mentoring’

Five tips for being a great mentor (and four traps to avoid)

Author: Diane Hamilton, Date: 1/22/2018

Have you ever had a mentor? Someone who took you under his or her wing to show you the ropes? Someone who freely gave their time and shared their knowledge and experience to assist you in your own growth and development?

I can think of a couple of really good mentors I have had over the course of my career. These individuals helped shape my view of leadership and created my belief that a leader’s job, in part, is to develop future generations of leaders. They provided a safe space for me to be vulnerable, ask questions and explore ideas without any fear. They freely gave their time, insight and experience to help me be successful.

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Where Will Your Key Talent be in 12-months?

Author: Paul Dillenburg, Date: 5/24/2011

If you’re like many organizations…

…your key talent is thankful to have a job– but how long will that last?
…your key talent is over-producing – but how long will that last?
…your key talent is OK with not being developed or groomed – but how long will that last?
…your key talent doesn’t have many other employment options – but how long will that last?

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