To the Top with In-House Leadership Development and Team Mentoring

  To the Top with In-House Leadership Development and Team Mentoring

              4imprint® Presents Latest Blue Paper® and Podcast

Business Wire

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- January 23, 2013

Sometimes, leadership is a trait people are born with. Other times, it can be
taught. In-house leadership development has become an increasingly popular
trend within organizations today, especially by way of team mentoring.
Promotional products retailer 4imprint created a Blue Paper® and podcast
entitled To the top with in-house leadership development and team mentoring to
help explain how team mentoring can help lead the way for future business

“Leadership skills and mentoring programs are topics many companies face,”
states Greg Ebel, the vice president of sales and marketing at 4imprint. “This
Blue Paper gives businesses of all sizes some ideas on how to identify and
fine-tune those leadership skills with their own resources through team

As competition between businesses soars, so too does the need for sharp
leaders to help businesses distinguish themselves from one another. Pairing
existing in-house managers and executives with less-experienced staff members
is one tactic companies are using to impart important leadership skills like
communication and decision making from one “generation” of leaders to the
next. That way, valuable company-specific information is not lost when leaders

This Blue Paper and podcast include a number of important points about
leadership development and team mentoring. Here are a few:

  *Perceived post-recession leadership deficit in the United States
  *Definitions of leadership and leadership development
  *Implementing leadership development at your work place
  *An overview of team mentoring and how to make it a reality
  *Advice from the CEO of a company that relies on mentoring
  *And a case study of a company notorious for its great leadership
    development program to read this Blue Paper or download the

About 4imprint Blue Papers

4imprint Blue Papers are in-depth, how-to articles, distributed to 4imprint
customers to help their organizations succeed. Accessible, Blue Papers have covered popular, cutting-edge
topics such as podcasting, online social media, search engine optimization
(SEO) and experiential marketing.

About 4imprint

4imprint is part of 4imprint Group, Plc, a publicly traded company on the
London Stock Exchange, serving more than 100,000 businesses withpromotional
itemsthroughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland.
4imprint offers corporate gifts,personalized gifts, custom t-shirts,
promotional pens, travel mugs, tote bags, water bottles, Post-it® Notes,
custom calendars, custom shirts and much more. For additional information,


Greg Ebel, 920-236-7272, ext. 8396
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