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Measuring Employee Engagement

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August 7, 2013
Bob was featured in a radio interview in July with our colleague, Les Landes of Landes & Associates, discussing the state of measuring employee engagement today. In the interview, he talks about how employees can improve how the measure employee engagement. You can listen to the interview here. You can also download it as a Podcast in iTunes by following this link.

The Mentor’s Way Rule #5: Balance Empathy and Action

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July 8, 2013
By Rik Nemanick, Ph.D. This post is the fifth in the series The Mentor’s Way, a set of guides for mentors who want to bring out the best in others. As trust grows between a mentor and a protégé, the mentor will notice a change in the types of issues the protégé wants to discuss. The issues often become more complex, demanding, or recurring. Because of their more challenging nature, they usually also are more emotionally charged. In fact, this change is often a signal to a mentor that trust has built to the point that the protégé feels comfortable brining these...
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Accelerated Mentoring Webinar

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June 6, 2013
Mentoring is one of the most powerful ways to advance your career. Most successful people can point to a mentor who helped them at a critical point in their careers. But, getting started with a mentor can be a slow process. Join Rik Nemanick for this webinar on Accelerated Mentoring that will help you maximize your mentoring partnership and make it more powerful.   Who should attend: This webinar is for mentors or protégés who want to accelerate the impact of their mentoring partnerships. The webinar will help both those in formal mentoring programs and those who are looking for informal...
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The Mentor’s Way Rule #4: Good Questions Beat Good Advice

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September 27, 2012
by Rik Nemanick, Ph.D. This post is the fourth in the series The Mentor’s Way, a set of guides for mentors who want to bring out the best in others. Often when we think of mentors, we think of people who dispense wise advice. After all, your mentor is someone who has more experience than you and can give you guidance on what to do. Many mentoring partnerships begin with a piece of sound advice that helps establish a mentor’s credibility. Over the long run, however, advice can become a trap for a mentor. Mentors who only give advice miss an opportunity...
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