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Mentors

Howard Behar: Life Outside the Cookie Cutter

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Carolyn Ossorio

Meet Howard Behar...former Starbucks International President. The quote above represents his mission statement, something he repeats to himself daily as a reminder of his life's purpose: then and now.

My Fellow Entrepreneurs, You Have A Responsibility

Crystal Sanchez | Posted 07.12.2016 | Business
Crystal Sanchez

You not wanting to get involved is no longer an acceptable reason to stay silent. We want to know what you stand for. And please don't tell me Facebook isn't the place because you use it each day to spread your message far and wide.

Remember This When You Need a Mentor

Quora | Posted 06.17.2016 | Business
Quora

How do I ask someone to become a mentor? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by peopl...

Ladies, Let's All Take Some Time to Help Each Other Out

Romy Newman | Posted 06.07.2016 | Women
Romy Newman

According to the 2015 Women in the Workplace survey by Fairygodboss, 49% of women say they are not able to find sufficient access to female mentors or...

A Few Days in the Shoes of a Social Entrepreneur in Haiti

The Resolution Project | Posted 05.25.2016 | Impact
The Resolution Project

My trip to Haiti was an incredible, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and a wonderful extension of my work as a Resolution Guide. I got to see a country through the eyes of a young social entrepreneur who is working tirelessly to promote the health and economic well-being of a disenfranchised country.

Building Capacity: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.06.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize seven individuals from around the world with projects aimed at building the capacity of the communi...

Personal Finance Gifts for the New Graduate

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Don't get me wrong - when I graduated from college, it was great to get a few checks as gifts from family members and friends. But what I really could...

How Mentorship Is Helping More Latino Men Earn College Degrees

The Atlantic | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 04.27.2016 | Latino Voices

The number of Latino men enrolling in college increased 75 percent between 2005 and 2014, from 718,500 to 1.26 million. Yet compared to Latino women, ...

The Three Types Of Mentors (And Which One You Need Now)

Ashley Stahl | Posted 03.14.2016 | Education
Ashley Stahl

In order to help others with their respective journeys, I first needed to change myself (in the best way). So I began working with mentors. I sought out successful people working in the same space that I wanted to break into, and made it my business to learn from the best.

Five Ways to Be a Great Mentor

Karen Frankola | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business
Karen Frankola

If one of your goals is to be a better mentor, you can find a lot of standard advice such as listen well and stay open-minded. But I think the best way to inspire great mentoring is by describing a man who excels at it.

Being an Abundant Mentor

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

Recently, I wrote two posts relating to mentoring and abundance theory, respectively. The first article focused on distinguishing between mentors and ...

The Right Work of Mentoring... Pays It Forward!

Leni Miller | Posted 01.21.2016 | Education
Leni Miller

This is what becoming a mentor can do for anyone who has the desire to truly get to know another person. To walk in their shoes and to be fully present and helpful during important transitions and changes when friends and family, for a variety of reasons, can't be.

23 Heartwarming Photos That Prove Age Is No Barrier To Friendship

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.20.2016 | Fifty

Here at Huff/Post50, we've always believed that age is nothing more than a mindset. So regardless of whether you're a millennial, a baby boomer or som...

Teaching the Whole Child: Waldorf Schools and Exemplary Teacher Engagement

Carol J. Carter | Posted 05.20.2016 | Education
Carol J. Carter

Waldorf schools take an unconventionally nurturing approach to learning, making them a unique approach to education.

Grow, Grow

Ellen Magnis | Posted 12.02.2015 | Impact
Ellen Magnis

Teens face a variety of complex issues with the transition from childhood to adulthood. When these issues are compounded by perceived scarcity, whether in the form of poverty, abuse or lack of a nurturing support system, it can be even more challenging for teens to generate or maintain their self-esteem and find their way forward.

Different Mentorship Roles: Cheerleaders, Coaches, and Critics

Charles Orgbon III | Posted 11.30.2015 | College
Charles Orgbon III

When I was 12-years-old, I founded the non-profit organization, Greening Forward. Oftentimes, I encourage young changemakers by telling them that par...

Processing Paris

Shannon Cutts | Posted 11.20.2015 | World
Shannon Cutts

In the wake of the shock of Paris, I had allowed myself to adopt and believe what I now realize is a lie I've been telling myself - that this is the best we, the world, which includes me personally, can do, and there is no way it can or will ever get better.

What I Learned From My Mentor After His Death

Steve Leveen | Posted 11.07.2015 | Fifty
Steve Leveen

When William B. Provine died earlier this year, I lost my last mentor. Since I'm 61 years old, I shouldn't complain. But I can mourn, which is just what I was doing on a Sunday morning a few weeks ago when I walked to the beach in Delray to go for a long swim in the ocean.

Survival Kit for Entrepreneurs

Darilyn Aquino | Posted 11.06.2015 | Business
Darilyn Aquino

When you decide to start a new business, at first everything is happiness, enthusiasm and energy to start your project. Nevertheless you need to take into consideration that only 15% of new businesses make it past the first two years.

Why I Mentor

Jeff Wald | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business
Jeff Wald

A startup founder recently asked me a simple, yet startling, question during our monthly meetings. We have been working together for nearly two years,...

The Opportunity Gap: The Dirty Secret About the Small Inequities Holding Women Back

Linda L. Addison | Posted 11.09.2015 | Women
Linda L. Addison

Gender imbalance is detrimental not only to women -- but also to companies. The business case for gender equity has never been stronger, with numerous studies demonstrating that diverse teams result in better decision-making and stronger financial results.

Does She Need a Role Model, a Mentor, or a Sponsor?

Julie Kantor | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Julie Kantor

It was about time to get the word 'women' into 'mentor'. So, I did. Just launched my new company twomentor (t-women-tor), LLC to get the words 'women'...

The Younger Mentor

Robert L. Dilenschneider | Posted 10.27.2015 | Business
Robert L. Dilenschneider

In the new generational workplace, Baby Boomers are working alongside Millennials, a generation or two estranged from each other. But I believe that both groups can learn from the other, and the best way to do this is for the older worker to seek out a younger mentor.

The Secret to Asking for a Mentor Is Not Asking, Period

Quora | Posted 10.12.2015 | Business
Quora

Like friendships, mentorships--the ones that actually exist, not the ones that exist in name only--rarely start from a formal request and certainly not from a near stranger. It doesn't work for mostly the same reasons. It's artificially trying to create a personal relationship. Doesn't work.

How To 'Fake It Til You Make It' And Be Successful

Quora | Posted 10.09.2015 | Business
Quora

I've been fortunate to have had some incredible mentors in my life, and with them the ability to sit in on and be surrounded by people that far exceed my current skill level. I seek these situations out because I know that the most effective way to grow is to play with and against people that are more skilled than you.