The Gift of Mentoring | Workplace Mentoring | Leadership Mentoring
Doug Lawrence is the founder of a Human Resources solution provider focused on effective mentoring. Doug is an International Certified Mentor Practitioner (ICMP) and an International Certified Mentor Facilitator (ICMF). He has over 30 years of mentoring and leadership experience in federal, provincial and private sector environments and is recognized as a thought leader in the mentoring space. Doug authored the book entitled, “The Gift of Mentoring”.
Doug has worked with organizations to establish mentoring programs/mentoring cultures and provides one on one professional mentoring with people at all levels in an organization on an international basis. Doug currently serves on a number of Boards locally and internationally.
Doug was instrumental in developing a curriculum to train people on how to become effective mentors. He has also created the International Certification for Mentors in partnership with Acquiros.
Doug’s passion is contagious. He is committed to helping organizations and people be successful and has dedicated his life to the mentoring of others.
This topic provides an overview of how mentoring can bring business value to your organization. We explore a number of different aspects such as talent shortages, aging work force, lack of leadership talent to name but a few. This is a high level overview of the business problems and how mentoring can help resolve some of these issues. This is an interactive presentation.
This topic speaks to the growing issue of disengagement in the work force and how it can be dealt with through the “gift of mentoring”. We explore the various stages if disengagement and discuss how mentoring does factor in as a potential solution. We look at how the creation of a mentoring culture can create that positive work place with a focus on a learning and development environment. This is an interactive presentation.
This topic takes a look at Transformational Leadership and Mentoring in a side by side comparison. We explore some of the other leadership styles but focus in on the transformational style more so in this presentation. This is an interactive presentation.
This topic takes a look at the importance of leadership development in an organization and how mentoring can play a huge role in the success of that program. We take a look at the global picture regarding leadership talent and how mentoring can create a culture of leadership development. This is an interactive presentation.
The Gift of Mentoring
I am honored and humbled to be able to share some of my experiences as an effective mentor with you. Effective mentoring is a life long journey of learning and developing personally and professionally. I hope that you will grow as much as I have with the guidance provided through the "Gift of Mentoring".