Retention rates for mentees are 50 percent higher than those not mentored. In fact, mentoring can have a much greater impact on retention than salary increases.
Forward-thinking organizations have already created forums to bring diverse employees together to share their experiences and deepest concerns and fears in the hope that coalitions of understanding and support will result from these interventions.
One of the most serious issues facing leaders and teams after COVID-19 is the unexpected culture shock leaders and teams will face.
Mindfulness training is being recognized for its potential in business by improving decision-making, lowering turnover, increasing productivity, reducing stress, enhancing engagement and creativity, and resulting in a more empathetic and satisfied workforce.
In my 50-plus years of teaching and running a global training organization, I have learned from some of the smartest people in our field and built lifelong friendships with clients and colleagues from vastly different backgrounds.