Podcaster Lena Anani interviewed Jenn Labin on her series, “She Wrote A Book.” Check out Jenn’s episode here. Don’t forget to leave us feedback!
Once upon a time, I went to graduate school to study Instructional Systems Design. When I walked away with my coveted B.A. in ISD, I had taken several courses in design theory and adult learning. I had a good handle on the research that forms the basis of this industry. Combine that background with almost […]
There is a classic exercise often done at a mentoring program launch where participants are asked to think of the best mentor they have had and think about why that person was the best. Go ahead, do that now, I’ll wait. The reason this exercise can be powerful is because it helps participants uncover the […]
What do Yoda, Mr. Miyagi, and Doc Brown have in common? They are iconic mentors. Characters who show us how the best of mentors help us; take us from wherever we are to wherever we need to be. They push and challenge us. They share their wisdom, experience, and expertise, by often making us think […]
In my previous post, I discussed how typical mentoring programs often lack support and guidance for mentors. Mentors can be the linchpin in an employee’s development. Neglecting them risks everything mentoring programs are trying to accomplish. But what happens when, despite all your best efforts, you need to let your mentors go from the program? […]