We highly recommend this post covering the fundamental three stages of mentoring: peer, career, and life. The article breaks down when, with whom, and how often you should be engaging in a mentoring relationship. If you don't already have all three types of mentors, let this be inspiration for ensuring that you're getting the most out of your network! Read more here.
It's natural to be nervous about a first meeting with an influential figure in your life, but with these quick and easy tips, your introductory meeting with a mentor can be constructive, meaningful, and foundational for your future relationship. Read this article as to how to best prepare to meet your mentor.
Like brushing your teeth or taking your vitamins, maintaining regularly communicative mentoring relationships is key to a healthy, happy lifestyle. Also like brushing, keeping these relationships going can sometimes be hard work, but we guarantee that they're worth it - when you look back on your successful career, you'll thank the mentors who helped you along the way! Read more here.
We're not the only people excited about mentoring! In this vignette on Humans of New York (HONY), we show that mentoring is a well-established concept widely-accepted by storytellers, school principals, and even the President of the United States! Read more about how HONY highlights the need for mentorship.
As one of the leaders at MentorCloud, I get occasionally asked this question - what's in it for the Mentors? I think this question should never arise if a person has ever been a mentor. Just this week alone, two of my mentees made my day - one of them successfully completed college and received three fantastic job offers. Another is getting ready for round 2 of a business plan competition at MIT, to launch his 3rd social venture....