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Mentoring: How to Actually Boost Someone's Career

Mentoring: How to Actually Boost Someone's Career

If your approach to mentorship is solely about making introductions, you're doing it wrong.

Much like leadership coaching and Bitcoin, mentorship is much-talked about but not widely understood. Mentorship is about a lot more than making a few introductions and telling some stories. We compiled a few pointers to get you on the right track.

How (Not) to Coach People

How (Not) to Coach People

I once worked with a leadership coach; it can't have been an easy gig for him. My company at the time hired him to work with a few senior leaders, all of whom were themselves coaches to senior leaders at other companies.

But even making allowances for that, let me put it bluntly: he did a terrible job.

How to Get the Most from a 360

How to Get the Most from a 360

If you're reading this, you're likely considering doing a 360 or you're about to do one and aren't sure what to expect. Either way, you're in the right place. 

Here'll you find a 360 primer and some pointers to make the process work for you, and for your team.