Mentoring Advice at Your Finger Tips

Think of the questions below while you are reading the blog post. How does the information relate to your work and life? What are five takeaways? What qualities do you have that are similar to the interviewees? How will those qualities aid your success? 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 difficulty with two languages. My parents moved back to Canada, to Toronto when I was about 10. I grew up in Toronto and was involved as an actor when I was a kid and was always connected to … [Read more...]

Mentoring Advice at Your Finger Tips

I have taken the answers to specific questions from Kevin Shea's, Carrie Katz's and Lois Fallis' interview and presented them so you can compare and contrast. I will do this today and tomorrow and next week I will present another Invisible Mentor interview. Think of the questions below while you are reading the blog post. How does the information relate to your work and life? What are five takeaways? What qualities do you have that are similar to the interviewees? How will those qualities aid your success? Tell me a little bit about yourself. Kevin Shea I was born in Montreal, and my family moved to Los Angeles when I was … [Read more...]

The Invisible Mentor Interviews Kevin Shea Part Two

"I say that presidents of companies should be kicked out every five years or changed because we are only good in one or two areas not five or six or the full breadth of what a CEO does and I continue to believe that. There should be far more turnover of leadership in companies than there are today because people get stale," says Kevin Shea. Part Two of this interview is packed with advice based on years of experience in the communications sector. After reading Kevin's interview here are of few of my takeaways, what are your? Listen and hear Find and work with others who complement your skills Going against the grain can have huge … [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...]