All posts tagged "mentoring"

  • Why every business person needs a mentor

    You often see articles calling on people to get a coach for their business skills and there’s nothing wrong with that. Yet, I’ve found that a mentor can be far more useful than a coach...

  • 5 reasons you should have a mentor

    5 reasons you should have a mentor

    Over the years I have had opportunity to own various businesses, some have been a success, and some have not. On reflection, one thing I wish I had done consistently is to have a mentor....

  • 5 ways to be an effective mentor

    5 ways to be an effective mentor

    Becoming a mentor to an intern is a milestone for employees who have their eyes set on being promoted to a managerial position. You should strive to develop a productive relationship with your mentee where...

  • Why women’s mentoring programs are still relevant

    There has been a considerable shift in the focus on mentoring, and especially on mentoring for women. And there have also been questions raised – by men – about why women should have specialised mentoring...

  • Reach down and lift someone up

    I am the first to warn that in the business world if you trust no-one, you are off to a good start. But this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be trusted. Business is often a cruel...

  • Why mentoring should matter to you

    We all know – or should know – that mentoring is important for young professionals wanting to further their knowledge and career. But what we often miss is how important mentoring is for the mentor....