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Mentoring Relationships

          While most of us were counting sheep in the wonderful world of dream land I was going through my list of people that I was blessed with having a mentoring relationship with. It caused me to reflect on what the characteristics of a good mentoring relationship would be and was I bringing value to the mentoring relationships that I had. The link … [Read more...]

Mentoring and Emotional Intelligence

      There is a lot of talk about emotional intelligence and what does it mean in our day to day lives. I thought we would first explore that and then look at the significance of emotional intelligence in the mentoring process. Emotional intelligence has been defined as the “capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions and to handle interpersonal … [Read more...]

Mentoring, Personal Development and Empowerment

          Fear can be a powerful tool that can cast a negative aura around all that it touches. Fear is something that we all face at various times in our life. Fear is something that we can manage or choose to let it manage us. Much the same as my position on stress. In the mentoring process there is always the stigma of fear when we bring up the topic … [Read more...]

Reflective Practices and Mentoring

              I am a firm believer in the art of reflection. There isn’t a day that goes by that I am not reflecting on something that has happened or is about to happen. I see it as part of my continuous learning. As a mentor and a leader I must always be striving to grow on a personal and professional basis. Let’s take a look at what the … [Read more...]

Mentoring and Learning and Development

          There is a movement to create more dynamic learning and development environments in organizations today. Organizations need to be explore various ways to create this environment for the betterment of the employees and for the success of the organization. Continuous learning can take an average leader and provide them with the tools to become that … [Read more...]