In my previous article, I spoke about the value a mentor can add to achieving your career and personal goals. Getting a mentor is the first stage of career and personal success; the second stage is getting the best out of that mentor. I have found that although a lot of people have mentors, they don't engage enough with their mentors and get the best out of that relationship.
After a busy and successful year, Mosaic, HRH The Prince of Wales' mentoring initiative that is now proudly part of The Prince's
A Little Time for a Big Reward: A Call for Graduates and Undergraduates to Join Mosaic's Mentor Programme
If you are a graduate from a UK university then it's likely that you remember your years of study with immense fondness. For
In recent months, there seems to have been an increase in the frequency with which the word 'mentor' is cropping up in policy
Making the right connections can not only serve you well for career development, but can be vital alliances during challenging times, for the provision of advice, information and support.
Bribery and corruption - like beauty and so many other lofty moral issues and ideals - are always in the eye of the beholder
Kim Pearson was from South Africa and my teacher in Bahrain from 2002-6. It swells my heart with pain to say he has left us. A multidisciplinary teacher, he taught across the board, but Geography and Religious Education in the main.
The bottom line is that you've got to be tough if you're leading a company -people's livelihoods and careers depend on you making cool, calm decisions. Christine and Annie are both very calm under pressure. Come to think of it I've met way more panicky blokes at the top than panicky women.
According to the Small Business Federation, businesses that seek support are 70% more likely to survive beyond the first 5 years. It's not rocket science - like everything in life, you're more likely to succeed with input from those who've done it before. Entire business sectors have grown based on that premise...
Many years ago I was given a tip from a fellow entrepreneur. He said one of the best ways to combat stress and feelings of isolation as a business owner is to find someone who needs your help and support, and offer it out to them. Good old fashioned mentoring!