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The Skills Gap: Bridging the Divide

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The skills gap has been a threat to organizations for several years. It started the moment someone coined the term “millennial” and realized this group would enter the workforce as the boomers left.
Many innovative organizations are exploring reverse mentoring: a method that takes mentoring and flips it on its head. In reverse mentoring, the mentee is the older, more senior leader, while the mentor is the more junior, often younger, employee.

Coaching is a Cop-out

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Leaders often make coaching a separate task to be completed, viewing it as something else to fit into an already busy schedule. So, when I look at coaching in the business world, I find myself wondering: Is the notion of “coaching conversations” a...

Why Even Your Executives Need Mentors

4 min read
It can be daunting for seasoned professionals to acknowledge what they don’t know, but addressing knowledge gaps is the first step toward training an executive to lead your company into the future.

Mentoring Across the Generations

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Instead of looking at different generations and deciding on a mentoring approach based on stereotypes, here are some universal ideas on how to make mentoring more approachable and accessible to everyone in your workforce.