Mentoring 101

Mentoring 101 Mentorship is vital whether you are a young professional just starting out, or a seasoned veteran in your field. Maintain a variety of mentoring relationships to boost your professional competencies.  Look specifically for these three types… A person who is older/wiser: someone who has more expertise than you because of their past experiences  […]

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Change Your World

Change Your World Perhaps you’ve heard that next month is the release of a new book I had the honor to write with John C. Maxwell: Change Your World: How Anyone, Anywhere Can Make A Difference. In this book, John and I share practical advice for initiating positive change in your sphere of influence. John […]

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Advice as to Advertising

Advice as to Advertising The goal of mentoring isn’t to gain the gratitude of your mentees or kudos of your peers. Gratitude is a natural by-product for a job well done. Kudos are wrapped in your mentee’s success. Leonard Bernstein’s letter to his mentor Serge Koussevitzky, the famous Russian-born conductor, composer, and Boston Symphony Orchestra […]

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From the Ground Up

From the Ground Up Mentoring is important at every level of an organization. It should be folded in from day one to day done. Not only should experienced leaders guide young persons freshly entering the workforce, but seasoned leaders should also actively engage in expanding their education from reverse mentoring experiences.  Reverse mentoring pairs experienced […]

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Whether or Not You are Doing It

Whether or Not You are Doing It A budding pianist approached Leonard Bernstein and begged the famous conductor to mentor him.  The brilliant Mr. Bernstein responded, “Tell me what you want to do and I will tell you whether or not you are doing it.”  Only a master can offer that gift.  More likely than […]

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4 Pro-tips for online meetings that POP!

4 Pro-tips for online meetings that POP! Online meetings were novel at first, but now we are all starting to feel the fatigue. Knowing that remote meetings are likely, in some form or other, to be a normal part of our working lives, here are four ways to keep your audience (and yourself) enthused and […]

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