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Professional Career Goals Can Be Achieved Through Preparation Conversations

A professional mentoring relationship should involve Preparation Conversations. This is the final of the three conversation models that help facilitate a productive dialogue. They encompass planning and preparing for ultimate success.
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Professional Possibilities Are Revealed Through Exploration Conversations

Mentoring and Navigating the Path Forward to Growth & Success Life is a journey! A constant search for growth and success. We learn by observing people with more experience, maturity, and usually in a position of authority. We look to role models who have arrived at a certain point in their lives that we’d like...
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Kicking Off A Mentoring Relationship With Awareness Conversations

Having an open and honest conversation in tandem keeps balance and puts the other person at ease. Uncovering interests and shared experiences builds a common ground of understanding and familiarity between a mentor and mentee. Joint participation and contribution demonstrate that both parties are invested and become the springboard for respectful and productive discussion. 

Take Action With DEI: What Employees Can Do to Help Companies Meet Goals

Employees can play an active role in helping organizations honor their commitments to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion  “The Great Resignation” is real.  For leaders, talent retention has risen to the top of the priority list. Company leaders across departments are responsible for setting a culture that creates happy, empowered colleagues – one that offers an...

Mentorship Throughout the Ages: Breaking Down the Generational Differences in Mentorship

High-performing teams often strike that special balance between veteran experience and youthful enthusiasm. There are countless examples in almost any walk of life. Many believe that bringing a puppy into a house with an older dog produces positive benefits for both pups; the young dog learns the ropes while the elder exhibits increased energy. Great...

Three Reasons Why You Should Become a Mentor for Underrepresented Talent

Let’s face it — our current climate has made it incredibly difficult to connect with our peers.  Both COVID-19 and the current dialogue around systemic racism have amplified the need to connect early-career, isolated individuals who don’t know what they don’t know, with professionals in the know.  How to bridge that gap? By becoming a...

Creating a Culture of Mentorship

Creating a culture of mentorship may sound easy in theory, however, many companies struggle to put the concept into practice. While studies show that more than 70 percent of Fortune 500 companies have mentorship programs, less than half of employees say they have one or more mentors in their life currently. This shows a clear...

Mentor Spaces Teams Up With National Black MBA Association for Virtual Group Mentorship

Strategic Partnership Provides Mentorship to 20,000 Black Professionals  (Denver, CO, JANUARY 21, 2021) — Mentor Spaces, a virtual group mentorship platform that helps companies scale their diversity and inclusion efforts, today announced a strategic partnership with the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA®) to support more than 20,000 members with virtual group mentorship on the Mentor...

5 Benefits of Group Mentorship

Mentorship is a beneficial relationship between two parties, the mentor and proteges, in which the mentor provides valuable advice, aid, and guidance to the protege. Mentors can be found in nearly every aspect of life. They are those who give everything they can to the next generation, including guidance, advice, and support. Unfortunately, mentorship can...