Becoming a mentor to someone and watching their success grow is one of the greatest joys of being a leader. The ability to share your knowledge and experience with others can be a valuable learning tool for you, the mentor, just as much as the protege. Learning to become an amazing mentor is worth every second of your time.  In fact, at Evil Genius, we believe that one of the

Are you mentoring anyone right now? If not, it might be time to start. Whether you’ve been mentored in the past or are considering mentoring someone now, this type of professional relationship is a key aspect of honest and inspiring leadership. Let’s take a look at why mentorship matters no matter where you are in your leadership journey – and a few tips for making the most of mentorship skills

Today Shawn Willis from 5AM Global talks to us about leading a business through a major transition. She shares how she uses effective leadership and management skills to lead her team to create effective marketing campaigns. Shawn also tells us about using her management skills to plan and execute her upcoming Breathe 2019 event. Leading a Business Through a Major Transition Our good friend Shawn Willis has returned to talk

Applying and getting into college can be a stressful time for a family. Ashly Jordan joins us today to talk about how her company, My Education Connections, is helping students get into college. Ashly tells us how she uses effective leadership and management skills as well as science-based assessments to point families in the right direction.  We also discuss the management skills she uses to run My Education Connections. Helping

Emily Wilson of Emily Wilson Photography returns to inspire you to flex your artistic muscles. She tells how she keeps challenging herself as an artist to keep her work fresh. We talk about the importance of shifting our perspective as one of the most effective leadership and management skills.  Emily also discusses who developing her own artistic style is like developing her own management skills and style. Flex Your Artistic

You may have seen Michelle Davis on other WCOBM shows. Today she joins us to talk about her Michelle Davis Fitness brand and her new venture starting a unique private gym concept. We talk about the management skills she’ll need to help her clients and get this business off the ground.  We also discuss how she will use effective leadership and management skills to challenge her clients and help them

We’ve heard a lot about the “millennial problem” lately and there is no shortage of opinions on it. My first experience working with millennials was in the Air Force in the mid-2000s. That was a bit different situation than dealing with it in a civilian environment. Despite the differences, we found some successful leadership principles that can help with managing millennials in the civilian world too. One piece of general

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Mentoring

In this video, we share our philosophy on mentoring and the rewards that come to individuals and organizations from applying mentorship effectively. There are many misconceptions about what mentoring is and how to be a mentor. We point out several of these misconceptions and highlight ways to build a positive mindset in order to become a better mentor. Tips for Effective Mentoring If we want to be good mentors we

Providing feedback is one of our most essential tasks as leaders. It can also be one of the most difficult especially when we have to let an individual know that they aren’t living up to the high expectations we have for them. Despite how uncomfortable these situations can be, we owe it to the individual and the organization to correct the behavior and get the individual back on track, or

One of the topics I often discuss with my colleagues, mentors and the individuals that I coach is the role that younger people are taking in the workplace. Some of the folks I talk with have very strong opinions about these younger cohorts, especially Millennials. I don’t want to get into labelling certain groups of people (although I kind of already have), but despite opinions, the younger generations are entering