Tips and Best Practices

Modern Mentoring: the 5 levels of listening

How good of a listener would you say you are? Mentoring Evangelist Aya Titus breaks down the different types of listening mentors and mentees need to strive for in order to create successful mentoring relationships. For more tips, check out …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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Turn Mentoring Conversations into Actions

Your mentoring conversations are critical to your success. Without good dialogue, your mentoring relationship could lack focus, intent, and follow-through. Don’t let your mentoring relationship suffer!
Here are tips from River on how to get more from your mentoring conversations. …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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Mentor or Mentee: What It Takes to Be Great

“The most satisfying thing in my career has been serving as a mentor to more than 100 mentees from the high school level to the attending physician level,” said Eliot Siegel, M.D., professor of diagnostic imaging and nuclear medicine, as …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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Prepare for your Mentor Meeting: Questions and Best Practices

Question ideas for mentees (to ask mentors)
What courses / books / resources have made an impact on your career?
What’s some leadership advice you’d share with another manager? Maybe an early lesson or mistake you learned from?
How do you measure …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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Women L.E.A.D. Toastmasters: Becoming an Effective Mentor

Choose Mentees Carefully   

A mentee should be curious, organized, efficient, responsible, and engaged. Sometimes mentors can even consider testing mentees on their responsiveness. My mentor asked me to watch four TEDTalks, listen to one podcast, attend a workshop, and read …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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Here to Help: How to be a Better Mentor (At Work)

Article by Larry Fast for “Industry Week” Aug, 2020 Great mentors along the way can put a high-potential person’s career on a rocket ship to their full potential. Poor mentors can slow a high-potential’s progress and stunt their growth. That’s …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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7 Tips About How to Mentor Someone

For people who might be mentoring someone for the first time, you may be wondering about how to start or what to do to help your mentee. Here are seven ideas to help you as you begin working with them …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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Why Mentoring Matters, and How to Get Started

“I want the women that I mentor around me to see those possibilities, how they can make a difference when someday they’re in charge,” Kathy Hochul, now New York’s lieutenant governor, said. “I want them to have a more expansive …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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Want To Be a Better Mentor? 7 Surprising Ways to Improve

Many companies and higher education institutions have begun implementing mentorship programs and are beginning to recognize the benefits these connections bring to the overall internal culture. But while this culture of mentorship is growing, it is important to stress the …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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Mentoring: A Way To Drive Interest And Success In The STEM Field

Did you know between 2019 to 2029, the U.S. job market is projected to grow by 3.7%? This number could potentially double within the STEM field due to the “Fauci Effect.”

Speaking to a mentor in the STEM field can …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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