Doug Lawrence

About 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.

Mentoring, Talent Shortages and Employee Engagement

Organizations continue today to be challenged to attract and retain talent in time to meet the exit of employees of the Baby Boomer era. In addition to this dilemma is the ever increasing need to

Succession Management, Leadership and Mentoring

The fact that we are in the midst of a global leadership talent shortage should come as no surprise to the leaders in the majority of organizations. There are a lot of studies that have

By |Leadership, Talent Management|

Effective Mentoring Practices And How To Implement Them

When we take a look at the challenges facing most organizations today we see an aging workforce, talent shortages, lack of succession development, lack of leadership talent, disengaged employees, and a mobile work force where

Mentoring in the Digital Age

I have had numerous discussions with people around this very topic. What does mentoring look like in the “digital age” and what are the skill sets that we would need to be effective. Let’s first

By |Talent Management|

Mentoring and Finding Purpose

They were like ships without a rudder, a sailboat without any wind. They were frustrated and becoming more and more disengaged as the days went by. Some had already hit the breaking point and left

Why You Should Have A Mentoring Culture In Your Company

Imagine working in an organization where the culture was one where every day was a day of learning. Every day we came to work we knew that we would grow on a personal and professional

By |Company culture|

How Does Mentoring Impact Employee Retention?

Employee turnover is fast becoming a challenge for organizations around the world. In a report provided by the Hay Group, the turnover rate for the time period of 2013 to 2018 is anticipated to be

Workplace Inclusion, Diversity and Mentoring

With all that has been taking place in the world the last while and my observations of some organizations I thought this to be a topical issue for us to address. Being an observer from

By |Employee engagement|

Leadership, Mentoring and Trust

Everything happens for a reason or at least it does for me. I had two occasions this past week where the topic of leadership and trust came up. In both situations I was involved in

By |Leadership, Talent Management|

Mentoring and Employee Morale

The holiday season is behind us and with that comes reflection on all the good times with family and friends. Our reflection may have included memories of a dear family member or friend flash into