Category Archives: Mentoring

Intrapreneurship challenges – Employee empowerment found to have a direct effect on job performance

“Intrapreneurship” denotes entrepreneurial abilities of individuals harnessed within the boundaries of an organization.

“Intrapreneurship” harnesses the entrepreneurial abilities of individuals within the boundaries of an organization. Intrapreneurs constantly innovate ideas, products, processes etc. They are risk takers and think outside the box. They often use company resources in order to transform an organization. However, the culture of a company can pose major challenges to their efficient functioning within […]

Importance of Coaching and Mentoring

Power of Mentoring and Coaching

Importance of Mentoring and Coaching Initiatives According to John Whitmore “Coaching is unlocking a person’s potential to maximize their own performance. It is helping them to learn rather than teaching them. What is Coaching and Mentoring? Coaching is a question-based enlightening, inspirational and energizing process by a coach to orient an individual to the realities […]

Organizational Benefits Of Coaching and Mentoring

How can Organizations benefit from robust Mentoring and Coaching programs? Organizations implement Mentoring and Coaching programs to align the goals of the company with the professional development of its employee. For example, the mentoring program can target new employees in product development when the goal of the organization is to bring new products to the […]

Mentoring for Startups

According to Parker J Palmer “Mentoring is a mutuality that requires more than meeting the right teacher: the teacher must meet the right student.” While having a plan to start a company, generally people are faced with doubts, questions and challenges.  Against this backdrop, having a mentor or two on board your venture can benefit […]

Experiential Learning

Akshaya Patra valluri Change Foundation News

“Experiential learning stimulates original thinking and develops a wide range of thinking strategies and perpetual skills which are not called forth by books or lectures.” Experiential learning is any learning that helps individuals in applying their knowledge and conceptual understanding to real-world problems or situations. More than a hundred years ago, Hermann Ebbinghaus formulated the […]

Human Resource Management & Mentoring

According to Armstrong (1997), “Human Resource Management can be defined as “a strategic approach to acquiring, developing, managing, motivating and gaining the commitment of the organization’s key resource – the people who work in and for it.” Human Resource Management involves the process of recruitment and selection of employees, providing orientation and induction, training, development and performance appraisal. […]

Mentoring In Healthcare

“Mentoring the next generation leaders in the healthcare organizations is the responsibility of the current generation.” Healthcare industry is witnessing a rapid growth in India both in terms of revenue and employment. The overall Indian healthcare market is worth around US$ 100 billion and is expected to grow to US$ 280 billion by 2020, a […]

Valluri Change Foundation leverages technology for effective mentoring

“The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.”- Steven Spielberg. What is Mentoring? Mentoring is a strong personal development and empowerment tool, which helps people progress in their professional career through knowledge sharing. A mentor is a guide who develops the […]

Reverse Mentoring – Sharing of Expertise and Skills

  What is Mentoring? Mentoring involves the sharing of knowledge, expertise, skills, values and experiences by senior employees with their younger counterparts. Research shows that mentoring has a positive influence on everyone involved – mentees, mentors and the organisations for which they work. Mentoring enhances the confidence and provides networking opportunities for the mentees in […]