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Mentorship

How To Know When Its Time To Cut Staff Lose

Gordon Tredgold | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Gordon Tredgold

One of the least pleasant sides of management is letting underperforming, or disruptive staff go. It's never an easy thing to do to tell someone they are no longer needed or wanted. However, it is something that we need to do if we want to create high performing organisations.

Building Future Inventors, Disruptors and Technologists Is Exciting and Fun!

Matt Grob | Posted 04.27.2016 | Technology
Matt Grob

It's easy to assume that technology will always march on, and that our devices will always get better, faster and cheaper. But without inventors, disruptors, scientists and engineers, our culture of creative innovation would not exist.

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 Power of A Million Mentors

Linda Katehi | Posted 04.07.2016 | Education
Linda Katehi

Chancellor Linda Katehi at the California chapter launch of the Million Women Mentor Initiative. (photo credit: Christa Brown) At the University of C...

#TalkToMe: Understanding the Value of Mentorship

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 04.07.2016 | Impact
Rachel Wolfson

I've decided to interview my mentor, Mylea Charvat, for The Huffington Post #TalkToMe video series in order to raise awareness on the value of mentorship and the impact that it can have on people's lives (people of all ages).

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Nathan Kontny | Posted 03.30.2016 | Parents
Nathan Kontny

Why do some families seem so good at passing down success, while others fail? Today, dog sleds are a bit of an anachronism - a reminder of travel that...

Who's at Your Table? The Importance of Choosing Your Circle of Influence

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 03.24.2016 | Women
20 Beautiful Women

I always like to reflect upon the imagery of King Arthur's fabled round table. It is a great representation of the circle of influence in our lives. Each of us has a roundtable. We have people in our lives that bear great influence on us.

Humility: A Valuable But Forgotten Business Asset

Sharon C. Jenkins | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
Sharon C. Jenkins

If you are building for long term success, assuming an attitude of humility is a great place for fostering personal growth and having a lasting influence on your generation and those who will come behind you.

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.

"I Bought a Gun to Kill Someone Tonight. I was Ready to Go."

Rodney Walker | Posted 03.14.2016 | Education
Rodney Walker

These were the words of a young man, distressed over the loss of one of his best friends to gun violence just weeks prior. But on the day he decided t...

"Making a Developer": 3 Key Pieces of Indisputable Evidence That Mentorship Makes Better Programmers

Weiting Liu | Posted 03.14.2016 | Technology
Weiting Liu

Corporate talent development has always put a heavy emphasis on training programs - and it's having an adverse impact on developer growth. Whether it'...

Going Against the Flow: James Kenigsberg, CTO of 2U

Charu Sharma | Posted 03.12.2016 | Technology
Charu Sharma

James Kenigsberg is the CTO and Member of founding team at 2U. At 2U, Kenigsberg has translated his passion for technology into creating award-winning...

Are you Mentorable? How to Prepare to Receive Guidance in Your Business

Shuly Oletzky | Posted 02.26.2016 | Business
Shuly Oletzky

Taking over a business, whether planned for years or, in my case, unexpectedly, is a difficult challenge. I couldn't have done it alone, and thankfull...

Tuck School Professor Writes Playbook on Developing Talent

Lisa Chau | Posted 02.22.2016 | Business
Lisa Chau

I've known and admired Professor Sydney Finkelstein since I met him in 2009, read his #1 bestselling book, Why Smart Executives Fail, and sat in one of his executive education classes.

3 Steps to Cash in on Unlimited Opportunities

Alfred E. Blake IV | Posted 02.15.2016 | College
Alfred E. Blake IV

I have three lessons to share from my interaction with the coupon superhero which will assist you in cashing in on your leadership coupons.

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.

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.

11 Steps to Launching Your Corporate Mentoring Initiative in 2016

Julie Kantor | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Julie Kantor

Want to drive retention at your company? It's time to start mentoring. Over the past few months, I have been writing extensively about the business c...

Successful Millennials Need Career Coaches

Erika Ashley Couto | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Erika Ashley Couto

In our fast-moving society that relies on technology and Tinder to get by, it's become clear that there are two kinds of millennials: Those who've made a five-year plan and are sticking to it and those who have absolutely no idea what they're doing.

Leadership Skills That Can Be Learned From Star Wars

Quora | Posted 01.04.2016 | Entertainment
Quora

What lessons about leadership and mentorship can we learn from the Star Wars universe? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network wh...

Mentorship: The Best Gift to Give and Receive This Holiday Season

Shelley Zalis | Posted 12.29.2015 | Business
Shelley Zalis

As you find yourself in a sea of holiday lights, making toasts at cocktail parties, and exchanging warm sentiments, I encourage you to share a gift that has far more intrinsic value than any other. Give the gift of mentorship, or ask someone you admire to mentor you.

Farewell/It's Possible: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 12.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Brodinsky

It's time to say farewell. Not for me and this blog, but to the man who has been my mentor for three years, a man I have never met, though hope to one...

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...

To Move Forward, We Must Give Back

Karen van Bergen | Posted 11.23.2015 | Business
Karen van Bergen

There are times--in life, in business, even in love and our closest personal relationships--when we feel stuck. When where we are feels outgrown and w...