In this article, Simone and Jeromine share 8 ways to inspire your participants as users, mentors and/or mentees across teams, across business units and across borders. Motivated to educate themselves on the unique benefits personally and professionally from a high touch mentoring partnership, powered by a world-class high-tech online mentoring platform.
With the choice of invitation only or public roundtables, users participate in specific topic discussions of interest. Start, join or invite others to a public or private roundtable. Participate in virtual roundtable meetings engaging in conversation for shared learning.
Stay in touch through a library of learning materials, resources and tools to read, view, listen to, study or reference with a focus on a balance of education, inspiration and motivation
are where knowledge sharing occurs. Capture the collective wisdom and insights from within your organisation, as well as best practice mentoring guides. The Q&A features is where you can ask questions, exchange ideas and share personal stories. Share insights across the entire organisation to drive engagement across teams and across borders.
Gamification or game playing [point scoring, competitions] are a proven way to motivate and encourage engagement to achieve aspirational goals for the mentoring program.
⇒5. CONNECT NOT DISCONNECT BECOMES THE ‘NORM’
Disconnect is becoming the ‘norm. Connect and grow professional networks across teams, business units and borders by encouraging engagement in the library, insights and roundtables. Participants on the platform can message each other and send meeting requests, both in person and via a preferred video conferencing app.
⇒6. SPEED MENTORING
Host a Speed Mentoring event. Mentors and mentees participate in a series of short, focused conversations on specific questions. Mentees are given approx. 10 minutes with a number of mentors, benefitting from diverse experiences and perspectives on answers to questions.
⇒7. HIGH TOUCH PROGRAMS
Are the solution to achieving specific short-term goals, developing critical business acumen and management skills or developing and forecasting leadership capability. Choose from three programs: Intensive [3 months], Accelerate [6 months] or Mastery [9-12 months]
⇒8.A TASTE OF MENTORING
Host a lunch & learn workshop with a certified mentoring facilitator to provide an interactive workshop on the benets of mentoring, customised to reflect your organisation’s vision for the program. A great way to provide a taste of the program and a virtual tour of the platform.
For more information on any of the above idea exchange, please contact the MondoMentor team firstname.lastname@example.org