Create Your Board of Mentors – January is National Mentoring Month

For National Mentoring Month, consider creating your Personal Board of Mentors. Having one mentor is seldom ever enough these days, because no one person can assist you with all your mentoring needs. It is your responsibility to ensure that all your needs are taken care of. Your Personal Board of Mentors is similar to an organization's Board of Directors, except in this instance, you are the organization. You don't have to meet with all the members on your Board of Mentors like an organization's board would, but you do have to be in contact with them. Before you choose the members of your personal board, you have to first assess your needs … [Read more...]

The Invisible Mentor Interviews Kevin Shea

Kevin Shea is the kind of guy you would want to be your mentor. Not only would he give you great advice, but he is also the connector, he'd know exactly who to connect you to, to help you get to where you'd like to go. To succeed in today's environment Kevin advocates learning and networking. And he recommends that you share information when you attend conferences. While you are reading the interview, think of ways that you can use he information. Tell me a little bit about yourself. Kevin Shea:  I was born in Montreal, and my family moved to Los Angeles when I was nine months old, and I’d like to say it was because I was having … [Read more...]