Are You Mentor-Material? How to Maximise Your Mentorability 

mentee with mentor

Mentoring is often hailed as a key to unlocking potential and achieving career goals in the professional world. We all crave that wise guide, a beacon of experience ready to illuminate our path. But this equation isn’t quite so one-sided as most believe it to be. At The Human Edge, we know that successful mentoring […]

How to Deliver Feedback that Ignites Growth: Key Takeaways and Beyond

How to give feedback that inspires growth

We recently hosted a webinar on “How to Give Feedback that Inspires Growth,” and the conversation was buzzing! If you missed it, don’t worry! This blog post will capture the key takeaways and delve even deeper to help you transform your feedback game. Feedback is a double-edged sword. Delivered poorly, it can deflate and discourage. […]

5 Ways Programme Design Makes the Mentoring Magic Happen 

Mentoring programme managers

Here at The Human Edge (THE), we don’t just design and run mentoring programmes – we’re passionate about helping YOU design and run effective mentoring programmes. We see a lot of well-intentioned DIY efforts, and while enthusiasm is fantastic, the truth is, effective mentoring experiences hinge on a well-structured programme design.  Throwing mentors and mentees […]

Supporting foundation professionals effectively: the critical role of mentoring and community

Mentoring Skills for Foundation Professionals

People working within foundations and grant-making organisations face unique challenges that require a blend of strategic vision, operational expertise, human-centred leadership and the ability to build and sustain meaningful relationships within and beyond their organisations. However, they often find themselves navigating these challenges with limited support, time, resources and capacity building, making structured mentoring and […]

Fireside Chat: What is the difference between Coaching & Mentoring

What is the difference between coaching and mentoring webinar

Mentoring vs. Coaching: Unpacking the Differences for Your Development Journey Have you ever felt stuck and unsure of how to move forward in your career? Or maybe you’re looking to guide someone else on their own path to success? If so, you’ve likely come across the terms “mentoring” and “coaching.” But what exactly is the […]

Beyond Authority: Great Leaders Act Like Mentors (and You Can too) 

A recent study shows that for 70% of people, the leaders’ and managers’ impact on an employee’s mental health rivals that of their partner – and surpasses both their therapist and doctor. That’s a powerful weight to carry as a leader or manager. But it’s also an incredible opportunity to positively influence employee well-being .  […]