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How Assumptions Derail Good Mentoring Relationships

by Lois Zachary Why is it that some people succeed at mentoring while others miss the mark? For one thing, the word “mentoring” is not uniformly understood. Mentoring partners hold differing assumptions about what mentoring actually means. Mentees and mentors … Continue reading

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5 Communication Tips to Resolve Workplace Conflict

Going from Distrust to Trust Using Conversational Intelligence By Judith E. Glaser Have you ever trusted someone only to find they stabbed you in the back?  Or, have you found someone doesn’t trust you even though you have their best … Continue reading

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9 Powerful Courageous Leadership Questions You Want to Ask

by Sandra Ford Walston “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” This time-worn saying is false. For example, “a stone is thrown” when someone says, “I don’t care how you do it, just get … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Mentoring & 4 Ways to Succeed

by Lois Zachary It was a dark and stormy night. Secretly, she wanted to cancel their mentoring meeting. She was scared. Scared about driving during the storm and also that if she didn’t meet with her mentor this evening she would miss … Continue reading

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Conversation Killers that Lead to Rampant Mistrust

by Lois Zachary Maria decided she had work to do. She identified ten behaviors to help her stay in good conversation. She reviewed them and, what’s more, she actually followed-through and got better at it. That is until….. Until she … Continue reading

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