Mastermind Groups and Mentoring Circles

  The “Master Mind” may be defined as: “Coordination of knowledge and effort, in a spirit of harmony, between two or more people, for the attainment of a definite purpose.” ~ Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich Napoleon Hill was one of the first to write about the “master mind alliance”. He is often accredited with the idea, but he … Read More

Mentoring Circles for Professional Development

Mentoring is defined as professional development support provided by experienced colleagues.  While this sharing of wisdom and experience is generally focused on the needs of the mentee, the mentor is also learning from the experience, creating a circular process.  Within the Genuine Contact way of working, this traditional 1:1 relationship is broadened into a group of people or a mentoring … Read More

Mentoring – Not Just Another New Buzzword

I was sitting with a group of millennials at a social gathering recently.  They were all university educated and within the first 5 years of their career.  They were talking excitedly about their experiences and their career paths so far.  My ears perked up when I heard the word ‘mentoring’ enter the conversation. What they were hungering for was mentoring … Read More

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