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Muhammad Ali and the Universality of Mentoring

Eli Wolff | Posted 01.19.2016 | Impact
Eli Wolff

What makes mentoring work? What is the universality of mentoring? We can learn a lot from Muhammad Ali and his six core principles and how they shape our thinking about mentoring and mentoring relationships.

Former CEO Inspires Change and Gives Back in Retirement

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Last summer, I received a call asking if I would be interested in being mentored by a former CEO of a Fortune 500 Company. A trusted colleague of mine had a friend who was starting a business called My Next Season, designed to transition executives and CEOs out of their corporate positions and into a meaningful retirement phase.

Giving Generation Z a Safe Place to Dream Big With a Little Passion and Persistence

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.14.2014 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

When I first met Mark, I was blown away by what he was doing for kids: Redefining how they learn so that they could build a portfolio in various fields.

Lean In, Lean Out, Lean On

Enid Borden | Posted 06.02.2013 | Impact
Enid Borden

I recently made a life stage change. It was a professional change, but that, of course, has a huge impact on my personal life.

'Unusual Suspects': Murdered By Teen She Mentored

Posted 12.03.2012 | TV

Kindness leading to tragedy. That was the story on "Unusual Suspects." Dana Laskowski was a 38-year-old mother of three in 2001. But even with all of ...

Who's on Your Personal Board of Advisors (PBA)?

Women & Co | Posted 07.21.2012 | Women
Women & Co

My "PBA," the people I tap for counsel, have been instrumental in helping me prepare for each step of my career. Here are my tips for selecting the right mentors and building those relationships.

The Mentor's Mentor

Gary M. Krebs | Posted 05.26.2012 | Business
Gary M. Krebs

No matter the situation, I would ask myself the question: "What would Gerry do?" Just imagining the answer got me through many complex challenges. I even made a list of the top six attributes that made his leadership style so effective.

Five Resolutions for Aspiring Leaders

Bill George | Posted 03.01.2012 | Business
Bill George

Young leaders will soon be asked to take on major leadership responsibilities in their organizations and their communities. There's no better time to get started than the coming year.

Wherever You Go, There Your Mentors Are

Shannon Cutts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Shannon Cutts

Wherever we go, there we are. And our mentors will go with us... both the mentors we consciously choose, and the mentors which we allow to choose us unconsciously.

The New New New Thing: How Will We Inspire the Next Generation?

Steve Larosiliere | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Steve Larosiliere

I've seen firsthand that we need alternative forms of teaching, inspiring and collaborating with youth. If we do not give them skills to compete on a global level, our society will diminish.

The "M" Word: Making the Most of Mentoring to Achieve (and Exceed) Your Goals

Shannon Cutts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Shannon Cutts

A mentoring relationship is fundamentally driven by the mentee's desire to maximize their full potential in some area of life, whether it be personal, career, or some combination thereof.