Mentoring in the Military
Although the prevalence of mentoring in academic and professional areas is quite well known, the incredible popularity of mentoring in the United States Military is relatively under emphasized.
Benefits of Group Mentoring
Many consider the personal nature of mentoring to be it's main draw, so it makes sense to wonder why anyone would want to partake in group mentoring. While it's true that group mentoring is less personal, there are several characteristic of group mentoring that may make up for its drawbacks:
What is Group Mentoring?
Learn about three different types of group mentoring.
What Mentors can Learn from Mothers
Mother's Day, which occurs this Sunday, helps remind us of the amazing bond between mother and child. Like mothering, mentorship also relies on a relatioship between two individuals in order to be successful. In the spirit of the holiday, here are a number of characteristics of mothering that can be applied to the mentoring.
Mentoring and Race
Racism is a controversial topic, but an essential one to discuss.
Differences Between Coaching and Mentoring
Although similar in many regards, mentoring and coaching are different and separate activities. Here are a few aspects that distinguish the two.
The Mentoring Contract
What is a mentoring contract and what does one look like?
Examples of Corporate Mentoring Programs
When examining mentoring best practices, it can be helpful to look at examples of successful mentoring programs. Intel and McGraw-Hill both have long running successful mentoring programs.
The Importance of Accessibility
Frequent and meaningful contact between individuals is essential for the creation of relationships.
The History of Mentorship Part 2
While mentoring may be a relatively new concept in the United States, it has existed in various forms in other cultures for thousands of years