October Chicago Mentoring Workshop Boosts Leadership Performance and Competitive Edge

October Chicago Mentoring Workshop Boosts Leadership Performance and Competitive Edge. During an all-day workshop – Mentoring: Raising the Bar on Performance – participants will learn the skills to promote employee growth and retain leaders. Presented by the Center for Mentoring Excellence, the experiential workshop will be held on Tuesday, October 19, 2010, in Chicago. International business and organizational leaders look to the Center for Mentoring Excellence for its expertise in promoting mentoring excellence. The Center provides an array of comprehensive mentoring support services, including training, trainer certification, coaching, consultation, and facilitation in creating a mentoring culture.

Online PR News – 20-September-2010 – – Mentoring makes a big difference in competitive, innovative and challenging times. It is a proven way to increase business effectiveness and potential for organizations. During an all-day workshop, 'Mentoring: Raising the Bar on Performance', participants will discover how mentoring facilitates employee growth, retains leaders, and helps companies achieve their goals. Presented by the Center for Mentoring Excellence, the experiential workshop will be held on Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at The Gleacher Center, 450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive, Chicago.

'Mentoring: Raising the Bar on Performance' will help you meet today’s challenges. During this day-long, engaging workshop you will learn:

• Four predictable phases of the mentoring cycle
• How your personal style impacts mentoring
• How to set SMART mentoring goals
• How to measure accountability in the relationship
• How to address stumbling blocks and keep the relationship on track

Dr. Lois J. Zachary, president of Leadership Development Services, and an internationally recognized expert on mentoring and leadership, will lead this Chicago business mentoring workshop. Dr. Zachary is author of three best selling books: The Mentor’s Guide, Creating a Mentoring Culture, and, most recently, The Mentee’s Guide. Multinational companies, national associations, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies use her models and approaches to improve personal and organizational leadership performance. She has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders on Leadership – The Excellence 100.

As your organization – for profit or nonprofit – plans for its future, consider these facts and opportunities:

• 76% of Fortune 25 companies offer mentoring programs.
• 77% of companies report that mentoring programs are effective in increasing retention.
• 35% of employees who do not receive regular mentoring look for another job within 12 months.
• More than 60% of college and graduate students listed mentoring as a criterion for selecting an employer after graduation.

For more information on this Chicago business mentoring program and to participate in 'Mentoring: Raising the Bar on Performance', visit us at the Center for Mentoring Excellence or call us at 602-954-9934, and be sure to ask about our group discount.
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