Whether done informally or formally, certifying people to lead mentoring programs is an important component for success.
Articles by Randy Emelo
Mentoring administrators need to communicate all that’s involved in a successful relationship.
An extreme expert typically does not make the best adviser for a beginner.
Meaningful learning occurs when people understand how they arrived at the answer or solution, so they can apply that understanding again in other situations.
Made up of communities, cohorts and pairs, this is not the blended learning you know so well. It’s a different breed, one focused on people, that today’s companies likely need.
Learning should be more like Amazon or Netflix. Let learners have a say in what they learn, and then push out additional recommendations based on what skills and competencies they need and want.
Whether it’s called modern, social, online or e-mentoring, mentoring as practiced in companies today is not the same as what was used a generation ago.