This week's Fierce Resource was first published on the Training Magazine website and was written by Douglas F. Dell, SVP e-learning Services, of the Crawford & Company.
Mentoring as a Leadership Development Tool explores the Crawford Mentoring Model and provides actionable next steps, around 5 areas, on how to begin to use mentoring as a leadership development tool.
"How do you improve an emerging leader’s knowledge, networking savvy, and perspective of an organization? The answer is mentoring. By identifying learning goals, leveraging relationships, encouraging active participation, and measuring results, a mentoring program that draws on your existing pool of talent can provide a solution no classroom can deliver. When a recent hire or veteran employee enters a new organization, the speed with which they assimilate by gaining knowledge, building relationships, and applying prior learning to their new environment creates human capital ROI."
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