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Establishing Development Needs (from Mentoring 201™)
Up until now, you’ve covered overall goals and career path options with your mentee. How did they get there? That’s where an important topic for discussion comes into play … namely, development options. These are the strategies and tactics that your mentee can draw upon to help them grow and develop so that they can make their goals a reality.
Identifying Career Paths (from Mentoring 201™)
Another key part of your conversation with your mentee involves diving more deeply into their future career paths. By this time, you’ve already looked at the big picture of where your mentee would like to be in the years ahead. Now it’s time to come up with some options for them to consider as they take their next steps ahead.
Planning for a Successful Discussion (from Mentoring 201™)
Just like any important conversation you’re planning, you need to do your prep work. Think about your mentee and his or her strengths and weaknesses. That will help you ask the right questions to guide the conversation in the way that’s right for your mentee. In fact, it’s a good idea to prepare these questions in advance.
Setting Short-Term & Long-Term Goals (from Mentoring 201™)
A key part of the conversation you’ll have with your mentee over time is about their short and long-term goals. As part of this, it’s important to ask your mentee to discuss their strengths and weaknesses - both interpersonal and job-related skills.
Program Introduction (from Mentoring 201™)
A mentor is one of any organization’s greatest resources. They fulfill that crucial role of helping newer associates & team members learn about their new role – and their new organization. But this vital mentor-mentee relationship goes well beyond the initial first few days on the new job. In fact, it’s a relationship that can last throughout the respective careers of both participants.
How Do You Measure Success? (from Mentoring 201™)
So, you’ve had a lot of conversation with your mentee. You’ve listened. You’ve heard their goals. You’ve shared your feedback. But how successful has it all been? This video provides some other questions that can help to uncover the true underlying value of what you’ve achieved together.
Article: Stress - Getting Perspective
Let's be honest... we all deal with stress. Stress at work. Stress at home. And let's not forget the big stressors around the holidays. Stress is a part of life. But there are ways to deal with it. And it starts with putting stress in perspective. This article will help you do just that.
A.C.E. It!™ How to Solve Tough Workplace Problems
Does your organization recycle the same tired approaches to problems that never seem to go away? Equip your workforce with a proven problem-solving model to tackle poor quality, inefficiency, uneven performance and more. Individuals or teams can solve any problem once and for all when they learn to A.C.E. It!
A.C.E. It! - Opening Montage/Perspectives/Introduction to A.C.E. It Steps
Acknowledge the variety of tough situations that can arise in the workplace and introduce easy problem solving steps.
A.C.E. in Action - Putting Parts of A.C.E. Model Together/Show Steps
Understanding all three steps of an easy-to-use problem-solving model - A.C.. E. in Action.
Increasing Emotional Intelligence
Oftentimes when faced with workplace challenges and obstacles, people succumb to self-defeating behaviors and negative emotions, to the detriment of their career and overall results. Learning how to remain positive and keep emotions in check can increase interpersonal skills and individual resiliency.
Johnny the Bagger® - Short Version
This inspiring new short version features a paraphrased story of "Johnny," a young man with Down syndrome who made a positive choice about his personal responsibility to provide from-the-heart service and changed the culture of an entire organization.
Managing Your Own Productivity
Give your emerging leaders new insight into why individual responsibility and initiative are essential to personal and team success. In three, straight-to-the-point modules, leaders will experience focused learning on how to plan, organize and manage priorities while working effectively with others to achieve results.
Can’t You Just Deal with It? (The 'Flight' Approach to Conflict)
Most of us have responded poorly to an emotional trigger at one time or another. Usually we realize after the fact that our response didn’t help matters. It is common for us to get caught in patterns or cycles (Flight) of poor responses to conflict triggers with people in our families, with our friends and with people at work. Using a Flight response may feel good in the short-term, but conflicts seldom resolve successfully when we avoid them.
Evaluate Options and Select a Workable Solution
How to best evaluate solution-based options.
Half Full or Half Empty? (from Increasing Emotional Intelligence)
Choosing to be positive and the importance of employees and managers managing their emotions - effectively sorting out problems when they arise.
Stay in Control (from Increasing Emotional Intelligence)
Let's face it, sometimes we feel like we're going to explode! But we must be able to manage our emotions while at work - or else face the repercussions. And there are tools to do just that!
The "Whatever" Coworker (from Bad Apples™)
Dealing with an under-performing employee who appears to not care.
The Big Picture (from Increasing Emotional Intelligence)
Learn how to keep things in perspective by managing expectations.
The Boss Who Knows it All, And Then Some (from Bad Apples™)
Dealing with a boss that discounts ideas and doesn't listen to reason.