Category: Mentoring

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7 Career Management and Mentoring Challenges to Overcome in 2023

As we enter the third year since the pandemic started, we are seeing that the changes caused by COVID-19 are having a lasting impact in the workplace. In 2023, organisations will be more diverse, distributed and virtual than ever before. Organisations need to adapt to this changing world of work while addressing other challenges. Those

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National Mentoring Day

As you might have already guessed from the title, today is National Mentoring Day. As well as mentoring others, I have been fortunate to have benefitted from a wide range of mentors during my career so I thought I’d take the opportunity to share my most recent experience of a 12-month business mentoring programme run

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Antoinette named a finalist for two Stevie Awards

We’re delighted to announce Antoinette has been named a Finalist in two categories in the 19th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business. She will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the category ‘Mentor or Coach of the Year – Business’.  She will also be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze

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11 Signs to Watch Out for When You’re at Risk of Career Burnout

Burnout is not good for you or your career. Research by Glassdoor has revealed that reports of burnout among UK workers have almost doubled over the past year. The report said workplaces were “extremely understaffed and workers disillusioned” after Covid. Employers initially felt pressure to ‘build back better’ but were caught short by disruption. As

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Career Development Quotes | 38 Ways to Feel Inspired

Career development. Not the most poetic of subjects, but most definitely an inspiring one. And one that has given rise to me curating this article, built around great and thought-provoking career development quotes Quotes condense learning and experience into memorable bite-sized sentences. By themselves, they’re nothing. But add their context, and they’re reminders for what you

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Positive Quotes About Mentoring

Quotes are a great way of summing up learning and experience in a way that inspires others. And the inspiration of others is a key role that mentors play. Here are some of my favourite quotes about positive mentoring.  And if you are a mentor, I hope these quotes will inspire you in a way

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Managing Upwards: First you need to clearly understand your Manager

In my last blog post, Managing Upwards: How to make progress through influencing your supervisor, I introduced the subject of managing upwards. And I emphasised the importance of ‘Seek first to understand; then to be understood.’ In this blog post, I thought I’d share some ideas seeking first to understand. Two important traits and attitudes

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