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In Reverse Mentoring, Executives Learn From Millennials (Generation Y) Part 1
April 17, 2013
In traditional mentoring, a seasoned executive might counsel a young up-and-comer about career development or leadership. However, a growing phenomenon called reverse mentoring (or reciprocal mentoring) gives entry-level, often tech-savvy employees the chance to school senior executives about business interests, such as trends in social media, consumer culture and unconventional methods to boost office morale.
Take Bud Kulesza and Tashee Singleton. The two met through the traditional mentorship program at the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) in 2009, when Singleton was seeking professional development opportunities and Kulesza was looking for ways to mold new leaders. Since then, their relationship has evolved into one that thrives on reverse mentoring...Read More