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Unexpected Places to Find A Mentor

Unexpected Places to Find A Mentor

Finding a mentor is one of the things that most people have trouble with. After all, it can be difficult to know where to meet them in the first place or find out about them. However, you don’t just have to discover your mentor from television or their famous book. Here are various ways you wouldn’t expect.

Your Mentee’s 3 Biggest Fears

Your Mentee’s 3 Biggest Fears

As a mentor, it’s important to know a lot about your mentee to ensure that you can help guide and counsel them on a frequent basis. For many mentees, they have fears that have caused them to be limited or have a lack of confidence as they’re mentored.

Using Positive Psychology with Your Mentees

Using Positive Psychology with Your Mentees

Although the concept has only been formally around for the past two decades, positive psychology has made quite an impact across academia and workplaces alike. Not to be confused with positive thinking, positive psychology is the idea that there are small, practical actions you can take to improve yourself.

3 Things All Mentors Should Do

3 Things All Mentors Should Do

Finding a mentor is frequently an important part of any new employee’s professional development, but being a strong mentor can be just as much of a challenge. In many ways, a mentor is responsible for guiding a mentee through the ins and outs of developing their career, and there are good ways to do that, as well as bad ones.

The Benefits of Mindfulness

The Benefits of Mindfulness

No matter the industry these days, more and more people lead stressful lives. Busy lives, without much pause in between one thing and the next. Between professional goals and raising a family, or maintaining hobbies, or perhaps a mix of all three, finding time to decompress can be like asking people to always eat a balanced diet: it’s really hard.

4 Tips for Empowering Your Employees

4 Tips for Empowering Your Employees

Empowered people are stronger, more motivated, in all aspects of their lives, which translates well into their professional aspirations. In that same vein, people who remain unempowered possess less drive and are less likely to actively participate in both their personal and professional lives.

Best Self-Empowering Podcasts

Best Self-Empowering Podcasts

The quest for self-empowerment and enlightenment can be a rough one, but it doesn’t always have to be a long one. Listed below are five of the most moving and inspirational podcasts, perfectly crafted by people that understand the gravity of life. Jess Lively is...
How to Find Your Mentor, Part 2

How to Find Your Mentor, Part 2

Life is hard. It’s hard, and it is even harder to slog through alone. Thankfully, there are tried and true methods that will help you find the mentor to propel your career forward and make you a better person for it. Allow for organic interaction. Just like a...