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Tune in: The Importance of Listening in Mentoring

There is a famous saying that goes, “One who listens need not say much.” Listening is an essential quality of a good mentor. A mentor must understand, interpret, evaluate, [...]

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From Start to Finish: Transforming Graduates Into Entrepreneurs

The argument for taking the reins of your career in your own hands (i.e. becoming an entrepreneur) rather than signing on with a big corporation is becoming more and more convincing. Just this [...]

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Mentoring a Younger Generation: A Lesson in Growth

As we grow and advance within our careers, it’s important to continue learning and adding to our skillset. This couldn’t be truer for professional mentors, individuals who serve as a continuing [...]

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Parallels: Drawing Comparisons Between Youth Mentoring and Business Mentoring

A lot of research into the impact of mentoring on success has been done on youth mentoring, either at a college level or earlier. This research has proven that mentoring itself is highly [...]

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Short-cut to Mastery: Circumventing 10,000 Hours

In his book, Outliers, popular journalist and bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell popularized the theory of “10,000 hours.” The theory holds that it takes a person ten thousand hours of targeted [...]

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Offline vs. Online: How Do Traditional and E-Mentoring Compare?

As mentoring becomes more and more popular in the workplace, many organizations are struggling with whether to implement a face-to-face mentoring program or a digital one. There are benefits and [...]

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Sowing the Seeds of Confidence in Mentees

Employees just starting out in business don’t always know where their strong points are. Many young professionals fall into roles that don’t challenge them. Their work becomes monotonous, leading [...]

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Mentor Matching: Choosing Mentors That Are Right for You

Ursula Burns, Chairwoman and CEO at Xerox, names ”great leadership” as one of the essential characteristics of a company’s success. She should know: Burns has been working for the document giant [...]

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MentorCloud Releases MentorClaw’d, New Social Network for Cats and Owners

MentorCloud announces launch of new social network / mentoring platform for cats and cat owners. The global MentorClaw'd platform allows for easy matching of accomplished mentors to [...]