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Women's mentorship takes spotlight at the Watermark Conference

Charu Sharma | Posted 02.13.2017 | Women
Charu Sharma

One could hear a pin drop as Emmy-winning actress and keynote speaker Viola Davis talked about growing up in abject poverty in North Carolina and bein...

It's Time to Settle the Score for Female Composers

Lydia Kontos | Posted 02.01.2017 | Arts
Lydia Kontos

A new year should come with the promise of a fresh start, but a just released study examining the roles played by women working behind the scenes in t...

10 companies prioritize gender equality in the workforce

Charu Sharma | Posted 01.30.2017 | Women
Charu Sharma

Senator Scott Wiener kicked off The 2017 Gender Equality Challenge Forum this past Friday at the Gap Inc HQ in San Francisco. The Department on the St...

International Mentoring Day: Mentoring For A Better World

Eli Wolff | Posted 01.18.2017 | Impact
Eli Wolff

Mentoring, whether formal or informal, reinforces the power of relationships and contributes to creating a better world.

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...

Dancing In The 'Moonlight'

Gary Bailey M.S.W., A.C.S.W. | Posted 01.06.2017 | Black Voices
Gary Bailey M.S.W., A.C.S.W.

Over the holidays I finally saw the much talked about film "Moonlight." I was moved to see so much of my early life story in the protagonist, Chiron's...

12 Principles to Developing Millennial Talent

Jared Buckley | Posted 12.13.2016 | Business
Jared Buckley

As Jack Miller, the General Manager at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, spoke about millennials at the Arizona Hospitality Summit in November, I was impr...

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...

Gamechanger! The Value Of Co-Sponsoring Relationships For Women In The Workforce

Julie Kantor | Posted 12.01.2016 | Women
Julie Kantor

Since starting my own company that focuses on mentorship and sponsorship to elevate women in the workforce (especially in STEM fields), I have learned some valuable lessons and garnered some new insights to share with you.

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...

A Walk Across Two Continents

Kathleen Matthews | Posted 10.10.2016 | Impact
Kathleen Matthews

I've just returned from a power walk with Sbusisiwe Myeni, a dynamic Zulu woman I met in South Africa when we were paired as mentor and mentee by Vita...

How to Empower Your Millennial: A Parent's Guide

Janice Omadeke | Posted 10.03.2016 | Business
Janice Omadeke

Spending habits, office politics, interpersonal relationships, and more: we may not realize it, but our parents make an indelible mark in how we approach professional development.

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...

A Mentor's Last Interview: International Businessman Santiago Sanchez

Anna Shen | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Anna Shen

Santiago Sanchez had just finished a year as International Chairman of the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO), a global community of more than 24,00...

Our Coworking Space Failed -- Yours Doesn't Have To

Courtney Symons | Posted 09.07.2016 | Technology
Courtney Symons

You've likely heard of the benefits of collaboration in a coworking space, especially during a business's early stages. There are many recent studies ...

Trailblazing: How to Be at the Top of the Startup Game

Ivo Lukas | Posted 08.24.2016 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

Over the last few years, I've been focusing even more on mentorship, specifically in the startup community. People who have worked with me know that I'm passionate about helping startups become trailblazers and giving back to the community, just like we do at our agency, 24Notion.

This Is the Key to a Productive Mentorship

Quora | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business

What are some of the best recruiting and hiring practices when founding a company? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where ...

The 3 Reasons Why Universities Struggle To Get Student Mentees

Garrett Mintz | Posted 08.15.2016 | Education
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Garrett Mintz

The Gallup Purdue Great Jobs, Great Lives report has shed light that mentorship is clearly vital and necessary to the development of college students....

How To Find A Mentor, Or Why Book Is The Ultimate Mentor In Life

Tomas Laurinavicius | Posted 08.08.2016 | Home
Tomas Laurinavicius

If you asked me what is my mentor, I could name you at least 20 people that transformed my thinking with their stories, ideas, careers and actions. But if I was forced to choose only one mentor in life, I would choose a book.

Canines for Kindness: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.03.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Canines for Kindness: This Week In Daily Giving Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine the spotlight on seven of our recent seed grant recipi...

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...

The Gold Standard: Leadership Lessons From U.S. Soccer Star Heather O'Reilly

Andrew Moses | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
Andrew Moses

A winner and a leader at every level. U.S. Soccer star Heather O'Reilly is a World Cup Champion, a three-time Olympic Gold Medalist. She won a Women'...

How Universities Benefit From Mentorship

Garrett Mintz | Posted 07.06.2016 | Education
Garrett Mintz

Having professors that care and professors that made students excited about learning are things that can be monitored by universities internally. Having a mentor, on the other hand, is something that occurs outside of the classroom.

Encore Careers: The Life-Long Learning Trajectory

Jason Wingard | Posted 06.30.2016 | Education
Jason Wingard

Corporate experience is helping fill the talent gap for seasoned management in the growing nonprofit industry. A second career, later in life, is part of today's new "life-long learning trajectory."

Feeding Peace: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.18.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize seven grantees whose projects are bringing peace to their communities. Volunteers in Maryland engag...