Self-leadership – the missing piece to the leadership puzzle

I am often asked about the most effective coaching, mentoring and leadership models and which are going to be the most effective to ‘lead and influence others’.  I can rattle off dozens of ideas and concepts that I’ve come across during my career (s) and life, some are better than others, some are overly complicated.…

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Going the distance – making long distance mentoring work

When I first started working with industry mentoring programs, I believed that the most key consideration for success was regular face-to-face interaction with my mentor or my mentee. But over the years, I have come to practice and appreciate long-distance mentoring – that is where the mentoring conversations are conducted via video conference or over…

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Maintaining your mentoring relationship momentum – 4 ways to keep your mentoring relationship energised

As you navigate your way towards the midpoint of a mentoring relationship, it is important to take time for a quick assessment with your mentoring partner to see how the mentoring relationship is tracking. This will help you to gauge the benefit and the value of your partnership to date, to celebrate successes, or perhaps…

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10 Habits of Highly Effective Mentors and Mentees

A mentoring relationship is unique, in that a mentor doesn’t only give advice, but it is also a trusted professional relationship between two people.  Information, guidance and advice flows freely and openly between two people for the purpose of learning and growth. As with every solid and respectful professional relationship, a mentoring relationship also has…

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