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Mentors

Mentors Matter...As Early As Middle School

Illana Raia | Posted 01.11.2017 | Women
Illana Raia

Hey, middle school girls - it's 2017! You know what that means - every magazine cover is plastered with reasons why you need a sparkly new set of reso...

How Can I Connect With a Professional Mentor?

Quora | Posted 01.09.2017 | Business
Quora

What are some ways I could connect with experts, mentors, and other entrepreneurs from different parts of the world? originally appeared on Quora - th...

My Resolution for 2017: Connecting Women of All Generations

Pat Mitchell | Posted 01.09.2017 | Women
Pat Mitchell

I didn't make my usual list of resolutions this New Year. Each time, I started to list personal and professional goals, two words surfaced -- listenin...

Why I Mentor Writers

Lev Raphael | Posted 12.12.2016 | Education
Lev Raphael

My college mentor was amazing: funny, good-natured, and inspiring. I took every course she offered, both literature and creative writing. I even too...

Reflections from the C-Suite: Giving to Others as a Successful Business Strategy - An Interview with Serial Entrepreneur Eli Fathi

Craig Dowden | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Craig Dowden

The notion of giving to others may seem counterintuitive as a business strategy, especially when you look at media portrayals of success. However, Ada...

The Mentor: Sometimes You Just Get Lucky

Dean Sioukas | Posted 10.27.2016 | Business
Dean Sioukas

We all know mentors come in many shapes and sizes. Socrates was the mentor of Plato, Plato the mentor of Aristotle, and, to bring it a little more cu...

5 Ways To Learn More Than Your Competitors

Sophie Andrews | Posted 10.21.2016 | Business
Sophie Andrews

Staying ahead of your competitors often comes down to your ability to innovate and adapt. To set yourself apart from your competition, you need to be ...

Identity In A Hall Of Mirrors

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 10.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Simon, M.D.

To the extent that we are mirrored, encouraged and acknowledged for our achievements and our creative pursuits, we are unified within ourselves. To the degree that we are perceived through a distorted mirror, we are torn asunder and may search for approval at a cost to our real self and creativity.

Sponsorship: A powerful career accelerator for diverse talent

Audrey J. Murrell | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Audrey J. Murrell

This is part two of a three-part series on sponsorship as a force for fueling innovation in leadership development. In this article, co-authors Mike F...

Soledad O'Brien On How Mentors Can Change A Young Person's Life

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 09.19.2016 | Latino Voices

Soledad O’Brien had many great mentors throughout her life and career ― now, she wants to pay it forward. The award-winning journalist spoke with...

The Value of Following

Jamie Cornell | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Jamie Cornell

There is a plethora of resources, articles, videos, and books about learning how to be a leader. We spend a lot of time looking at how to lead, but wh...

Howard Behar: Life Outside the Cookie Cutter

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 07.25.2016 | 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 02.02.2017 | 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 01.24.2017 | 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 01.20.2017 | 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 12.02.2016 | Education
Carol J. Carter

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