Avoid Traps that Inhibit your Mentoring Effectiveness

Too often, we forget that mentoring is primarily about developing a strong professional relationship that benefits both parties and provides valuable support and assurance to someone looking for the best way to progress in one’s career. Most mentors take their role and responsibility seriously but their noble intentions can undermine the success of the initiative.  […]

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Three Critical Success Factors for Starting a New Job

You made it through the interviews and got a great job offer. The salary was more than you expected. Now it’s up to you to make this transition a success. We all know how critical first impressions can be, and you can be sure that everyone is sizing up the new employee and making an […]

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Four Magic Words that People Can’t Resist

In today’s flatter, team-based organizations, you must successfully engage others in order to benefit from their expertise and advice. However, in our aggressive, largely individualistic culture, we recognize that other people may be turf protective and reluctant to share information that appears to give another person an advantage. How, then, do we encourage others to […]

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