Web Worthy: A Weekly Mentoring Roundup (June 19 – 25)

MentorCloud’s Web Worthy series is a curated list of the best mentoring articles and stories from the past week. Check in every Thursday for inspiration, guidance, and practical advice on everything related to mentoring!

The Takeaway: 

  •  Need to mentor young talent: Ratan Tata via The Hindu
    • “ ‘E-commerce is the new trend in Indian commerce. I believe that young Indian entrepreneurs need to be encouraged, and there is need to mentor young talent. This segment is emerging and should be supported.’ ”
  • Multicultural Teens Learn About Career Options in Corporate Mentoring Program  via TAPinto.net
    • “ ‘Never let your gender, the color of your skin, your religion, or your wherewithal get in the way of what you want to do.’ ”
  • 6 ways to find the best mentor  via Metro
    • ” ‘Mentorship is about having goals and finding a person who has experience, can share knowledge, and give advice to someone who’s less experienced,” she says. “They’re basically role models; somebody who’s been there, done that, and can support you, encourage you, and give suggestions.’ “
  • The accidental mentor: why we should all help other women climb the ladder  via The Guardian
    • “In reality, far from being in it just for themselves, a huge number of successful women are helping other women climb the career ladder. Mentoring and sponsoring are the buzzwords of modern business.”
  • Finding a good mentor is one of the best career strategies by Kim Thompson via SFGate
    • “When thinking about who would make a good mentor, consider people who not only are more knowledgeable in a certain area, but will inspire you and challenge you to grow.”


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