Five Easy Steps to Find Your Next Mentor

Five Easy Steps to Find Your Next Mentor

Are You My Mentor? One of the most frustrating things about mentoring is FINDING a mentor. I wasn’t even aware I needed a mentor until about 10 years into my career. Had I known mentors? Yes, but I wasn’t aware they were mentors. Once I began speaking and coaching, I...
Are You Cheating on Your Mentor? You Should Be.

Are You Cheating on Your Mentor? You Should Be.

You should be cheating on your Mentor. You can (and probably should) have more than one mentor at a time. Yep. It’s ok. In fact, a good mentor will encourage you to have more than one. Why? I guess that depends on your definition of what a mentor is. What a Mentor IS:...
Survival of the Fittest: Conquer the Room Tip #1

Survival of the Fittest: Conquer the Room Tip #1

A couple of years ago, a news story broke about a miraculous search and rescue. It seems two women had gotten lost in a late spring snow in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. As fate would have it, there was a bit of food in the trunk that they survived on for two weeks...