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Lessons Learned Through Failure

After a pretty horrible family vacation, I realized there are lessons to be learned from failure.

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How Do I Mentor Someone?

Good mentors focus on the mentee's goals and development. Here are seven actions you can take to be a good mentor.

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After #MeToo, Here’s What You Need in a Mentoring Relationship

Don't let fear hold you back. Here are three simple ideas on how to approach your mentoring relationships and how to treat one another so that there is no more fear—on either side.

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10 Questions to Ask Your Mentor

Mentoring thrives because of the personal connections and relationships you create. Here are 10 questions to ask mentors to help you get started.

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7 Types of Mentors

What type of mentor should you look for? From reverse to traditional to peer, here are seven ideas for mentors you could search for today.

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My Mentoring Mantra

I have many mentors and supporters in my life as a mom to a child with special needs. I also have a mentoring mantra that we can all use: I do not have to do this alone.

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How to Set Priorities in Mentoring Relationships

Don't get overwhelmed in your mentoring relationship. Here are four steps you can take to set priorities for your mentoring goals.

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Do Generational Differences Matter in Mentoring?

Are our ideas about mentoring tied to our generational identities? Or is that just an easy stereotype?

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Finding Your Strengths in Mentoring

How could mentoring impact your life if you focus on your strengths as areas to grow and improve?

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Is It Time to Say Goodbye to Your Mentor?

All good things must come to an end...even your mentoring relationship. Try these tips when it's time to say goodbye to your mentor.

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Expressing Gratitude in Mentoring

Taking the time to explicitly state why you are grateful to be in this mentoring relationship with your mentee or mentor can be a great conversation starter. Here are some tips to get you going.

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5 Mentoring Activities You Can Try Today

Are things feeling stale in your mentoring relationship? Are you feeling stuck? Have you run out of ideas? Try these five mentoring activities to bring some zip back into your learning relationship.

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What Does Success Look Like to You?

Success looks different for each of us, and it can even look different for us as we grow and change. Here is what success in mentoring could look like.

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What Is Mentoring?

People often talk about mentors as their coaches, guides, teachers, advocates, and advisors. They sometimes use these terms interchangeably with “mentor” because it helps give a ...

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5 Questions All Mentees Should Ask

Mentoring can sometimes feel overwhelming, especially for mentees as they embark on a mentoring relationship and try to figure out what areas they want to focus on, what goals they want ...

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