Journey with a Purpose

The week before TiEcon 2013, MentorCloud invited Sashi Chimala to talk about mentoring from his perspective as a successful long-time serial entrepreneur. Sashi has founded a wide variety of startups,...

Distinguished Visitors to MentorCloud

Today, MentorCloud, eCloset.me, and the Plug and Play Center were honored to host a visit in Sunnyvale, California, by distinguished guests, including: Lee Satterfield, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Professional and...

“Amazing April” of mentee successes

Mentoring is about "Accelerating Success" for people you care about. As an active mentor for a handful of people in the USA and globally, I continue to be delighted...

Someone Like Me…

IMG_5719 Many mentees are looking for a mentor who is like themselves in some particular way: a person with whom they feel commonality. Seeking "someone like me" can cover a broad range of characteristics...

Ask for the Sale

IMG_4401 In yesterday's MentorCloud blog entry on "Funding Professional Conference Travel", several suggestions required asking for money. I know how hard this can be - yet it is often key to professional success....

Funding Professional Conference Travel

IMG_2321In many mentoring programs, travel funding is a big issue. Mentors and mentees working at great distances often want to attend a professional conference together at some point in their relatioship. Conferences are an excellent way to maintain and improve professional knowledge and networks. Also, after being encouraged by the mentor, the mentee may want to raise his or her visibility by seeking a speaking engagement, accepting an invitation to join a conference panel, or present a workshop or poster....