Leslie Knope, one of the finest mentors in television history, would agree vehemently with this post: planning is critical to any success-driven mentorship. In order to maximize time and outcomes, a mentor should always start by charting out specific objectives and a clear path to getting there. For more tips and thoughts, read the full article here.
While the antiquated model of a strict vertical hierarchy is still in use, more and more companies are transitioning to a flatter, horizontal organization, in which mentors and mentees are in great collaboration and discussion about the organization and their own goals and achievements. Read more about this revolutionary workplace-changing concept and learn how mentoring is the best way to maximize your professional growth!
In this information-age, effective knowledge management (KM) isn't just a nice-to-have - it's the defining factor between a company that grows and one that fails. Active mentoring is the only way to ensure that lessons and best practices are passed down and implemented, creating sustainable businesses and non-redundant growth. Learn more about knowledge management in this post here!