The saying, “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear,” is at the heart of successful mentoring. In this episode, we will explore mentoring programs and why some work but many don’t. The dilemma that unfolded in today’s podcast is that while the merits of mentoring relationships are critical to organizational success, both Bob’nJoyce had bad experiences with formal mentoring programs.
In this episode, we will:
- Explore the pitfalls of former mentoring programs
- Discuss the importance of a learning culture
- Describe the necessary conditions for mentoring to flourish
- Provide practical tips that work
No doubt the need for great mentoring has never been greater. In this episode, we play in the mentoring sandbox, get a little messy, but there are nuggets to add to your OD/HR skills toolbox. Enjoy…