99.9% of organizations in the United States have less than 500 people. Smaller organizations also have a lot less money to spend on training. Here is a secret, 90% of development happens outside a classroom, and mentoring is affordable and effective for anyone. Here are some tips to make mentoring part of your personal development strategy or your talent management / professional development company effort. For mentors, your time is a gift, and it can be a great gift to give someone.