Mentoring has played a role in a couple of different ways. First, as a mentee, I can’t say that I had a lot of formal mentoring relationships, but I have tried to learn something from a lot of different people, whether that’s good or bad, positive or negative. I always try to be cognizant of […]

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Engage Mentoring’s signature program is our Developing Leaders Program. This is a 12-month cohort-based leadership development program where participants (typically employees) get access to mentors both inside and outside of the company on the basis of topics they want to learn more about. Prior to starting the program, will complete a pre-assessment that determines their […]

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The basis for any great diversity development strategy should include the inclusion aspect of what the organization is doing to make sure all employees feel supported, developed, and have access to critical relationships. Many times diversity programs start with a developing resource group to support employees, communicating that diversity is a priority for the employer. […]

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Mentoring needs structure and clarity. When a company does not have a structure for their mentoring program, they lack clarity and fail to get consistent outcomes. Companies that rely on mentoring to take place organically miss the opportunity to really measure and track outcomes and build the bench effectively. In addition, diverse employees are often […]

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What you need in a good mentoring program is somebody who tactically understands what metrics we are driving towards and is responsible for the outcomes related to those. For us, an ambassador is simply somebody who is administering the program. But we have done the hard work of making sure we have leadership buy-in, and […]

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Engage Mentoring is proud to announce and welcome Jill Hauck as the Indiana Market Leader, starting December 7, 2020. Jill will be responsible for growing the Engage Mentoring program in Indiana that is sponsored by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce as well as raising visibility and awareness for the statewide program. Jill is joining us […]

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Most mentoring programs fail because companies fail to take into account the clarity around matching mentor and mentee in terms of what the goals are and how to track outcomes. Leadership Mindset For any good mentoring program to work, there really needs to be buy-in from the top leadership and adoption at all levels. Philosophically, […]

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It’s no surprise that great leaders inspire their people to want to mentor by demonstrating that themselves. We find that our most successful programs really come from the top where we have the CEO or the top leader actively participating in our mentoring programs. That is where we see the greatest adoption and the same […]

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