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Micro-Management – Mentoring and Leadership Development

  All you have to do is take a look around you in the organization that you are in today and ask yourself if any of the following signs or symptoms are present in the leaders/managers:Resist delegating work Immerse themselves in the work assigned to others Look at the detail instead of the big picture Discourage others from making decisions Get involved in the … [Read more...]

TalentC Recognized for Top Practices in Leadership Development Globally

LEAD2017 Award Winners have been announced recognizing the top practices in Leadership Development globallyPrestigious leadership awards salute the world's top leadership practitioners and programs and highlight their roles in developing their most important asset - their people.Nashville, Tennessee Distinguished recipients of this year's LEAD awards were named today for outstanding … [Read more...]

THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS STRESS

    I have been bouncing this statement off a number of colleagues and was intrigued by some of the responses that I got back. When we talked our way through the concept we actually came to agree that the statement may well be true. So there you go! I have said it now – “there is no such thing as stress!”So what is the definition of stress? “The term … [Read more...]

INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATION FOR MENTORING GOES VIRTUAL

January 4, 2017TalentC People Services Inc, & ACQUIROS, IncWe are excited to announce the launch of the International Certified Mentor (ICM) Foundation Level Mentor Training Program going virtual. ACQUIROS and TalentC® worked together to create the International Certification for Mentoring program which launched in 2010. It is now being delivered to an … [Read more...]

Through the Eyes of a Mentee

     We started the exploration of what mentoring actually meant to those that are involved in the process – the mentors and the mentees. We reached out to a number of mentors and gathered their perspective on mentoring and what it meant to them. (http://talentc.ca/2016/through-the-eyes-of-a-mentor/)We now want to share the perspective of a number … [Read more...]

The Evolution of Mentoring

    When you are thinking of finding a mentor or becoming involved in a mentoring program have you thought about the journey that mentoring has been on over the years. Mentoring was always seen as the wise old sage at the top of the mountain peak sharing their wisdom and knowledge more so by telling rather than guiding. We refer to that as the “traditional … [Read more...]

Through the Eyes of a Mentor

     I had a number of conversations with people that I have been spending time with in a mentoring role. We talked about how each of us perceived the journey that we were on and was there actually value that we got from our time together. The more we talked the more that it caused reflection on my part. I wondered how people view what they do as … [Read more...]

MENTORING AND WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP

    The past couple of weeks has provided me with a lot of learning opportunities. I have been blessed to have had conversations with some women that I admire and respect. They understand leadership and how important it is in relation to family, community and the work place. They also struggle with moving ahead in the organizations that they are working in or … [Read more...]

Business Succession Planning and Effective Mentoring

 When you look around you and see all the businesses that are there to provide you service and meet a need you have for products/services you likely take things for granted. As one of those business owners you likely have that feeling of immortality – my business will go on forever. Somehow we think that the business can and will operate on auto-pilot after we are gone. Let me paint a … [Read more...]

Communication and Effective Mentoring

    In order for a mentoring relationship to thrive there needs to be communication between the two parties. Effective communication takes into account a number of variables. It can include the aspect of listening and hearing. All too often we may be listening but we are not actually hearing the message that is being delivered. I am sure that you can recall a … [Read more...]