Assigning employee counselors is one part of the ideal camp experience. Next is getting the camp director -- your CEO and other leaders -- to perform in some campfire skits. In other words, you engage employees in your program through fun experiences that are visibly supported at all levels of your company.
The seemingly endless parade of grim statistics about the current and future prospects of the nation's youth serve as a constant reminder that the mentoring movement's efforts are more critical than ever before. For mentoring to scale, we must seek greater investments, constant innovation and improvement.