Empowering Leadership Insights & Resources – Mentora Institute

New insights, research and resources for the inspired organization

Seeing People for Who They Can Be

Sharon-Drew Morgen transformed a toxic workplace into a model of trust and high performance. Discover how she sparked this company-wide change.

How to tap into the right intentions, words, and actions when you need them by Hitendra Wadhwa

How to tap into the right intentions, words, and actions when you need them.

Excerpt from Dr. Wadhwa’s book, Inner Mastery, Outer Impact.

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Financial Times

The anatomy of great leadership is not about mastering predetermined behaviors, but building resonance in a team by taking people to their Inner Core.

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Fast Company

In order to design effective and sustainable soft-skill trainings, with results that truly stick, we need to fundamentally change what we teach and how we teach.

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Fast Company

Soft skills, like hard skills, take practice. Learn how to elevate performance by teaching your team to lead with vulnerability, empathy, and trust.

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Fast Company

Most soft-skills training occurs in short bursts, leaving people feeling inspired but little else. This lesson plan aims to turn inspiration into habits.

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Harvard Business Review Online

Leadership has traditionally been taught as a set of larger actions, but in reality, it is an integrated activity in which one is doing many things simultaneously. This article by Mentora’s Founder, Hitendra Wadhwa, shows us how each of these small steps can become a big leap in expanding your behavioral repertoire.

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Fast Company

It’s natural during conflicts to feel you have to prove that you’re right, but this only escalates things. One party may give in, but it will be at the expense of wasted time, energy and morale. However, a surprising thing happens when you take an alternate approach.

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Fast Company

We live in a world where education and training are getting increasingly automated in a quest for convenience. But what are we losing as automation takes over? In a new article in Fast Company, Mentora’s Senior Director of Research, Josh Davis, reveals four steps from the science of learning in which human touch remains necessary to yield better L&D results and value over time.

Birds in a Row with one by Itself.

In this webinar, we discover and debate a new approach to Diversity & Inclusion that starts from within, opens up leaders’ hearts, and inspires them to practice inclusion as a way to unlock people’s full potential. Based on work we’ve been doing with forward-looking organizations, this is a warmer, more unifying path that advances D&I in meaningful, measurable, and sustainable ways.

A sailboat on the sea with storm and big waves, navigating uncertainty

As organizations adapt and transform, employees are expected to stay agile and resilient, but many are finding it difficult to manage. In this webinar, we look at scientifically-proven strategies that can help you and your team thrive even in uncertain times.