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Mentorship

When We Hand Down the Magic, Children and Teachers Succeed

Eric Cooper | Posted 02.27.2015 | Black Voices
Eric Cooper

Teachers and mentors can have a magical impact on learning, but being a student can be just as exquisite. The roles of teacher and student are not as distinct as portrayed. Teaching and learning go both ways.

Opportunity, Paid Forward

Kimberly Inskeep | Posted 02.26.2015 | Impact
Kimberly Inskeep

What do you believe about how you can impact the world around you? How can you give the gift of opportunity to others?

Choose Your Own Path

Jen Yates | Posted 02.26.2015 | Parents
Jen Yates

As a mom to a newborn and two young children, a wife, computer scientist, engineer and leader, my goal is to become the same kind of supporter and champion for my children that my parents were to me.

Key to College Success: Find a Mentor

Estiven Rodriguez | Posted 03.03.2015 | College
Estiven Rodriguez

During President Barack Obama's speech, he pointed to me as an example for other students, noting that where we come from does not determine our ability to excel in school and beyond.

Young and Entrepreneurial: The Sky's the Limit for Skyler Logsdon

David Ongchoco | Posted 02.19.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

The first person I featured in this series was Penn Alumnus Jon Youshaei, a Google Associate Product Marketing Manager, writer and intrapreneur (you can find the feature article here).

UTA Foundation Mentors the Youth of L.A.U.S.D

Marc A. Coronel | Posted 02.17.2015 | Impact
Marc A. Coronel

The agents hail from nearly every department of the agency, including talent and literary for TV, film and digital media, Corporate Communications, Client Development, Advertising and more.

How Math And Mentoring Can Help Equip Young African-American Males For The Future

Art McCoy, Ph.D. | Posted 02.18.2015 | Black Voices
Art McCoy, Ph.D.

We cannot always improve society for our youth, but we can improve our youth for society.

Former CEO Inspires Change and Gives Back in Retirement

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 02.16.2015 | 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.

Common's Advice for Up-and-Coming Creative Talent at the Tanqueray Trunk Show

Gastronomista | Posted 02.13.2015 | Style
Gastronomista

Photo Courtesy of Team Epiphany New York City is deep in the throes of Fashion Week - designers are hustling to put the finishing touches on their c...

Mentors For A Reason, For A Season And For Life

Debra Walton | Posted 02.11.2015 | Business
Debra Walton

When talking about mentors, it's important to distinguish between those you choose for a specific reason and those who are essentially "life" advisors. I like to say that there are "mentors for a reason, mentors for a season and mentors for life." We all should have a number of them in each category at any one time.

What Having A Mentor Really Means

Jim Calandra | Posted 02.09.2015 | Business
Jim Calandra

The mentor relationship is a critical part of filling in the gaps between the skills you possess and those you need to succeed as a leader.

4 Ways To Be The Best Mentor

Rob Weaver | Posted 02.04.2015 | Business
Rob Weaver

Growing up in St. Louis, I was lucky to have several mentors that took me under their wing and helped me navigate humble beginnings. Others have worked diligently to help me accomplish what I have. It's my responsibility to offer the same to those that follow me.

Mentoring: The Missing Link for Many High Achieving Students -- and What to Do About It

Elizabeth Dankoski | Posted 02.03.2015 | College
Elizabeth Dankoski

Did you know that working with a mentor is a critical component of your success? You probably know that a mentor can give you advice on how to get your feet wet in your unique area of interest. But do you know how to find one?

Career Advice For My Younger Self

Teresa White | Posted 01.29.2015 | Business
Teresa White

icon next logo No matter how far you go in your career, no matter how much you achieve, never stop working on your career. Consider it a work that's always in progress.

3 Lessons Learned From Mentoring Strippers and Adopting Sick Kids

James Carbary | Posted 01.27.2015 | Impact
James Carbary

When we find our identify in our circumstance, we miss out on the opportunity to make our tomorrow better. By choosing to rise above our circumstances, we become a beacon of hope to a world that needs it.

A Young Global Leader at Johns Hopkins

Jim Luce | Posted 01.20.2015 | Good News
Jim Luce

Seal-Bin Han, 19, is an inventor, entrepreneur and philanthropic Korean-American who will receive our foundation's coveted 2014 Luce Leadership Award ...

'Remember: I Will Always Be Your Little Brother'

Dr. Tim Cavell | Posted 01.13.2015 | Parents
Dr. Tim Cavell

This week, I've been thinking about A, the first boy I mentored through Big Brothers Big Sisters. It was his birthday this week, and I try to send him birthday wishes each year, even though I'm no longer his Big Brother.

HuffPost Readers #ThankASpiritualMentor

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.27.2014 | Religion

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the things we are most grateful for in our lives. Often these are the people in our lives who love and cherish us...

Pay it Forward by Mentoring the Next Generation

Adrienne Arieff | Posted 01.21.2015 | Women
Adrienne Arieff

Women can be incredibly supportive of one other. We can be loving and generous. And sometimes, when we work together, magic happens.

Changing the World One Woman at a Time

Kimberly Inskeep | Posted 01.19.2015 | Impact
Kimberly Inskeep

My chat with Vicki was transformational for me. I was inspired to find new ways to contribute to the dreams of others and evolve my own vision. I know you too will be stirred and can't wait to hear your dreams and ideas to encourage more women to pursue their dreams.

The Significance of Options and Perspective

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Nate Holzapfel

It's hard to keep perspective. Often we are able to look at the situations of others and make smart, well-thought analytical decisions for them, but when it comes to ourselves we don't apply the same filter or lens.

Technology Is Bringing Back the Apprenticeship Model. It Just Has a Different Name - Mentoring

Tara Chklovski | Posted 01.03.2015 | Education
Tara Chklovski

While most mentoring organizations share these learning environment characteristics, we have profiled at least one for each to provide an example of how this framework is being currently practiced in the field.

5 Questions To Ask Before Choosing A Mentor

BusinessNewsDaily | Nicole Fallon | Posted 10.21.2014 | Women

By: Nicole Fallon, Business News Daily Assistant Editor Published: 10/21/2014 06:04 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily Of all the resources professionals...

One Rockin' Woman Who Does It All

Shelly Ulaj | Posted 12.07.2014 | Women
Shelly Ulaj

Since the inception of Women Empowered, I have come across many women from all walks of life and a considerable number of female entrepreneurs.

From the Classroom to Kabul: Why Education Matters

Wes Moore | Posted 11.30.2014 | Impact
Wes Moore

We can put our students on the trajectory to do great things. Become a mentor. Reach out to one of our American Graduate Day partners. Invest in our country's future by helping these kids.