Mentor

Use Coaching Skills to Enhance Mentoring Opportunities

Mentoring has become a widely utilized process for just-in-time learning and development in organizations. A mentor is typically a subject matter expert who can provide appropriate direction and support to a team member. Mentoring is often about teaching an individual how to do a task. Mentors are selected based on their expertise in a particular…

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Feeling Overwhelmed? Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine, I’m not sure what my exact problem is, except that I am in a constant state of overwhelm.  I have a wonderful job that I love, with a great boss who gives me plenty of challenging opportunities and always has my back.  My employees are all excellent and hardworking.  I have a lovely…

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Ask Madeleine: The Top Five of 2015

Ask Madeleine is on holiday break this week.  Coaching expert Madeleine Blanchard will return to answer a new set of questions about workplace challenges on January 2.  In case you missed them, here are the five most viewed questions Madeleine answered in 2015. #5.  My Boss Is a Jerk Dear Madeleine, My boss is a total jerk.…