Tag Archives: Mentor

Career Development: The Value of a Mentor


I had an interesting exchange with a friend on Facebook over the following quote she posted in her status: “Free advice is over-priced.” She posted this without any explanation. As I read it a few times, I felt myself go … Continue reading

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What Would You Do for Free? A Career Change Success Story


Today I met with a mentee that first came to me through a referral from a friend in HR back in July of last year.  When I first met “Jane”, she was waiting for me in a conference room.  She … Continue reading

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Proactive or Reactive? How do you approach your Career?


Back in August, when I was approaching my 20 year anniversary at work, I sat down and spent some time reflecting on my career.  Instead of the short-term reflections I had done each year –  I went back to the beginning.  … Continue reading

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You Can Have a Mentor – at any Age!


As I prepare for Wednesday and my guest appearance in a local high school health class, I am focusing on the importance of Mentors.  Each time I teach or speak to a large audience, I am struck by how many adults don’t have … Continue reading

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