Why Mentoring is a Vital Business Strategy

Organizational culture is the ‘personality’ of an organization—it affects what employees believe and how they behave. For instance, how employees understand the vision of the company, communicate, interact with customers, work out organizational values, and conduct daily business are all impacted by the organization’s culture. The impact of culture reaches to every corner of the business and therefore is a key determinant of an organization’s effectiveness, reputation and ultimately, it’s success. The benefits of an intentional mentoring culture are numerous: increased employee commitment to the organization, higher productivity, knowledge transfer and growth, a deeper leadership pool, more effective succession transitions, more effective communication, enhanced recruiting, higher retention, increased brand identity, better customer service, higher levels of creativity and innovation, and greater diversity in your workforce. Mentoring is arguably the best tool for harnessing talent and moving