Learning leaders value mentoring and coaching more than ever, but the mentors and coaches themselves may be changing.
Articles by Ashley St. John
Cognitive diversity, having different ways of thinking, can lead to cognitive friction. This allows you to explore solutions to problems through different perspectives. It is often uncomfortable, but that discomfort leads to growth.
There can be real benefits from men mentoring women or women mentoring men, says Jim Irvine of Nissan Motor Corp. But it’s important to establish expectations and goals.
When asking learners for feedback, says General Motors’ Chris Bower, the idea is not just to focus on the content, but on your learners’ context.
The best learning organizations are doing a lot with a little.