In Part One of this series, we established that mentoring is the process of sharing wisdom, guidance, direction, and learned techniques with designated groups and individual team members. We examined its critical role in facilitating growth within the organization and its tendency to add traction up and down the career promotion ladder. In Part Two... Read more »
In Part One of this three-part series, we established that mentoring is the process of sharing wisdom, guidance, direction, and learned techniques with designated groups and individual team members. Contrary to popular belief, mentoring has little to do with ushering greenhorns into the glorious light of discovery. Rather, it develops future leaders, enhances retention of... Read more »
In today’s hectic, time-starved environment, small business owners often relegate mentoring to a low-priority function, an act of charity and goodwill designed to rescue young greenhorns from a clueless career and life of business naivety. In fact, mentoring is a critical component to any organization’s future growth. It creates traction up and down the career... Read more »
Small business owners often dream of expansion, growth and enhanced profitability; those strategic moves and timely tweaks that catapult their operation to the next level of success. I say dream because it’s the official 2nd step in the popular business transformation model called Appreciative Inquiry (AI), introduced by management theorist, David L. Cooperrider, back in... Read more »
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