Category Archive: Mentoring

Sincerity Doesn’t Erase Incompetence – How to Help

You sincerely want to help, but what if you employ strategies and habits that cause harm. Sincerity doesn’t erase incompetence. Portraits of lousy helpers: Overeager helper: When time allows, step back and let… Continue reading

4 Tips for Finding the Best Mentor for You

New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies of The Influence Effect: A New Path to Power for Women Leaders. Leave a comment on this guest post by Diana Faison to become eligible to win… Continue reading

One Acronym That Captures the Essence of Mentoring

Thank you for the comments and emails on making an acronym that explains MENTOR. Your suggestions are incredible. I’ve decided to add “ing” to expand possibilities. With your help, here’s where I landed.… Continue reading

An Acronym That Explains Mentoring

I could use some help. I’m trying – without success – to create an acronym that captures the essence of mentoring. How would you use MENTOR or MENTORING as an acronym? What I… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: Retirement Age Employees Are Coasting

Hello Mr. Rockwell, I’m trying to find the best way to ask this. How can I help my retirement age members retire or do more than coast. I see them as founts of… Continue reading

Lessons From Bringing out the Best in Others

I asked a group of managers and supervisors what they are learning about bringing out the best in others. One said, “Experienced people seek help sooner and more frequently than inexperienced.” 4 reasons… Continue reading