Doug Lawrence

Doug Lawrence is the founder of  TalentC®, a Human Resources solution provider focused on effective mentoring. Doug is an International Certified Mentor Practitioner (ICMP) and an International Certified Mentor Facilitator (ICMF). He has over 30 years of mentoring and leadership experience.
Is A Mentor An Influencer Or An Agent Of Change?

Is A Mentor An Influencer Or An Agent Of Change?

Interesting! Is a mentor an agent of change? Is a mentor an influencer or perhaps not? We discussed these two statements at the last Mentor Circle and the dialogue that took place was quite interesting. Let’s examine each of these statements. Also read: Why Effective...

Executive Mentoring – Why CEOs Need Mentors Too

Executive Mentoring – Why CEOs Need Mentors Too

Well, I have finally made it to the top box on the organizational chart. I am now the CEO of this great organization. I have all the answers to all the questions and there is nothing left for me to learn. This is a slight exaggeration but I think you get the picture....

Mentoring – How You Create Your Legacy

Mentoring – How You Create Your Legacy

Back in 2015 I was doing some research on the aspect of creating a legacy. I was gazing into the future from my own personal perspective and wondered what might be some of the outcomes of the journey that I was on. Fast forward a few years and I again am asking myself...

Women And Mentoring In The Age Of #MeToo

Women And Mentoring In The Age Of #MeToo

The mentoring process continues to grow with variations of approaches. I firmly believe that because of that people are becoming involved in the provision of mentoring service with little or no training whatsoever. There are various forms of training but few that can...

Mentoring And Women In The Workplace

Mentoring And Women In The Workplace

I am not sure if this train is even moving based on what I see and hear. Women in the workplace are still underrepresented at all levels. With all that has been taking place the last while with harassment, sexual harassment, bullying and downright condescending...