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General Mentoring

Mentoring—In a Time of Inconvenience

The sound of a yelp, scream, sigh, and or moan in the background of the house lately reminds me of what it must be like to be in an uncomfortable situation, out of one’s comfort zone. I know many of us yearn for a sense of normalcy, however, the reality is that sense maybe further […]

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Coaching General

A Remote Perspective During Uncharted Territory

Like many of you, the good fortune of being able to work from home provides a flexible work approach to getting things done. I now more than ever see that it is nothing to complain about especially during this time in our nation. I am often asked, with an extroverted personality, how can one work […]

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Using Mentoring to Deal with Professional Immaturity

Why Do We Act a Certain Way at Work? Have you ever wondered why some people behave so poorly at work, and cause you to question if they are suitable for the work environment? Well in my career, I have often been challenged with using the term Professional Maturity. While I truly believe it is […]

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Using Mentoring as a Way to Address Workplace Sensitivity

Recently, I have found myself using one of my favorite mechanisms to control reactions, which is to count to ten before I engage. While that may sound silly to most, in those ten quiet seconds, I choose to control a tendency to overreact, and always end up putting my best foot forward. For many that’s […]

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Benefits to Continuous Learning

Recently, I read an article about the merits of career passion and the reasons this concept should not be considered an oxymoron.   As a lifelong wordsmith, the marriage of these two key words related to career growth inspired me to research the merits of mentoring further to add to this concept. Along your career […]

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The Three M’s of Mentoring

Mentoring can have enormous benefits for all involved but is one of those strange, unknowable beasts that can be hard to do and difficult to explain. Both mentors and mentees find significant value in the process – which is more like a dance and less like a business relationship than you might imagine.  According to […]

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Mentoring Works

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give Winston Churchill