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Can a Mentor without the Same Experiences as their Mentee Still Be an Effective Mentor?

          Mentoring is the practice of helping a mentee learn and grow personally and professionally while navigating through change and challenge. There is much debate whether a mentor can be effective for their mentee if they have not already lived through a similar experience. This is called lived experience. “Lived experience refers to a … [Read more...]

The Mentoring Paradigm Shift

          Mentoring has reached a paradigm shift that comes from mentoring being recognized as a solution to business challenges. However, some confusion exists as to “what is mentoring” and “what is the best way to apply the mentoring” concepts? Countless myths exist about mentoring and the mentoring process. Mentoring is still sometimes seen from the … [Read more...]

High Turnover Rates Are Global Issue

          Your organization's annual employee turnover rate is bleeding your bottom line. A company with 150 employees typically has an annual turnover rate of @11%. If it costs $25k to hire and onboard a single employee, while losing $10k in development and a loss of $50k of interrupted existing productivity and missed opportunities, then those 16.5 turn over employees have cost … [Read more...]

Psychosocial Mentoring and PTSD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) impacts about 8 people out of 100 at some time point in their life. About 8 million people will have PTSD in a given year. Many do not reach out for help or are not able to get help. (https://www.psycom.net/post-traumatic-stress-disorder/) The Practice of Mentoring (effective mentoring) focuses on professional development (career-related) and … [Read more...]

QUORA MENTOR AND MENTORING RESPONSES #14

            I am asked on numerous occasions to respond to questions regarding mentoring, mentoring process and how mentoring can bring value to individuals and/or organizations. Here are some of those questions and my responses. Q: Have you ever mentored students on research projects remotely? A: The short answer is yes. The mentoring … [Read more...]

QUORA MENTOR – MENTOR AND MENTORING RESPONSES #13

            I am asked on numerous occasions to respond to questions regarding mentoring, mentoring process and how mentoring can bring value to individuals and/or organizations. Here are some of those questions and my responses. Q: How does one find a farming mentor? A: I just did a search via Google and used the words “farming mentor”. There … [Read more...]

QUORA MENTOR – MENTOR AND MENTORING RESPONSES #12

            I am asked on numerous occasions to respond to questions regarding mentoring, mentoring process and how mentoring can bring value to individuals and/or organizations. Here are some of those questions and my responses. Q: What are some good ways for a small business entrepreneur to find a mentor? I am currently in the process of … [Read more...]

QUORA MENTOR – MENTOR AND MENTORING RESPONSES #11

          I am asked on numerous occasions to respond to questions regarding mentoring, mentoring process and how mentoring can bring value to individuals and/or organizations. Here are some of those questions and my responses. Q: What kind of strategy should I look for in a mentor? A: While each mentor is different they should all approach the … [Read more...]

QUORA MENTOR – MENTOR AND MENTORING RESPONSES #9

          I am asked on numerous occasions to respond to questions regarding mentoring, mentoring process and how mentoring can bring value to individuals and/or organizations. Here are some of those questions and my responses. Q: How do you initiate a mentor-mentee relationship? A: First off you need to find someone that could be a mentor for you. … [Read more...]

QUORA MENTOR – MENTOR AND MENTORING RESPONSES #10

            I am asked on numerous occasions to respond to questions regarding mentoring, mentoring process and how mentoring can bring value to individuals and/or organizations. Here are some of those questions and my responses.   Q: Who are the best mentors for somebody who would like to lead a business managing money for … [Read more...]