As you consider becoming a mentor, first, you need to understand your mentee’s personal and professional goals, think about what areas you have demonstrated success and experience in, and how you can best help your mentee. As you prepare for mentorship, it’s important to think about what questions you want to ask your mentee in […]

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July 14, 2020 (INDIANAPOLIS) —  The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is offering a new service to help Hoosier employers skill up their workforce and keep employees further engaged as remote work continues for many. The organization is partnering with Indiana-based Engage Mentoring to connect employees with mentors to help them grow their skills on a […]

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It is a common belief that mentoring relationships can form naturally within an organization. However, leadership may not make time to take employees under their wing, employees may not take the initiative to ask, or there may be a lack of available mentors. Building a mentoring program from scratch can seem daunting. Employee Resource Groups […]

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Each quarter, we conduct an Engage Mentoring LIVE event featuring successful leaders across the country sharing their perspective on leadership and mentoring. I had the absolute pleasure of speaking with Courtney Simpkiss for our recent Engage Mentoring LIVE session. Courtney is Gibson’s Chief Growth Officer (CGO) and part of the executive leadership team. She drives […]

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Unfortunately, there are many common pitfalls that can derail a mentoring relationship before it has an opportunity to take hold.  Here are some of the most common and what you can do to avoid them: Being unclear related to a role It is important to understand the role you are playing in the mentoring relationship, […]

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Each quarter, we conduct an Engage Mentoring LIVE event featuring successful leaders across the country sharing their perspective on leadership and mentoring. I had the great pleasure of interviewing Amy Woodall for our recent Engage Mentoring LIVE session. Amy Woodall is the Executive Vice President of Trustpointe, Inc., an award-winning franchise of Sandler Training. Specializing […]

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Now more than ever, the need to provide employees with access to mentoring relationships is critical.  As COVID-19 has cast a shadow of doubt and uncertainty in workplaces today, it is easy to bury our heads in the sand or move into crisis management mode and overlook the most critical needs of our employees. As […]

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Engage Mentoring was featured on a podcast with Michael Kelly from Startup Competitors. I enjoyed sharing why mentoring is so important, addressing the concerns of poaching and confidentiality when mentoring is applied across many companies. Stay tuned as I also share what I am learning now, and the coming challenges for Engage Mentoring. Read the […]

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