Blog: Discussions on Mentoring and Management

true colors in mentoring programs

What “ True Color” Should Your Mentor or Protégé Be?

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I am a big fan of using the True Colors assessment with my students and clients when I teach them about mentoring. The True colors…

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How Much is a Mentor Worth? Is Mark Cuban the Grinch or kind Saint Nick?

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In this week’s episode of Shark Tank, the owner of one of my favorite local companies, LivingChristmas.com, went on Shark Tank. Now, I know I…

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Twerking and Other Interesting Insights gained through Community Based Learning

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What does twerking have to do with a service learning project that emphasizes learning about organizational behavior and human resource management at a Jesuit University?…

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what media teaches about managment

What Media teaches us about Management

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I think there is tremendous value in using media to explicate concepts in management. Viewers today are very sophisticated and used to seeing a lot…

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Mentoring Archetypes: Who’s Your Favorite?

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ABC’s Shark Tank has become one of my favorite shows on television. It is addicting to watch this show and root for the underdog and…

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Mentoring and the Karate Kid

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Everybody learns in different ways. Some of us are more auditory, or visual or kinesthetic. I love to use media clips to demonstrate learning points.…

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Inspirational Mentors: Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook

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Ideally, our mentors serve as positive role models for us in addition to giving us career and emotional support. However, I want to introduce the…

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SHARE Your Talents: Why does community based learning matter anyway?

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It’s Fall. For those of us on a Los Angeles university campus, this means midterm exams, switching over from sandals to boots, conference paper deadlines,…

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Why Mentoring Relationships Can Fail or Succeed

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It is almost midterm exam season again so I have being thinking a lot about success strategies and failure. In particular, why do mentoring relationships…

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Guest Blog for Career CoPilot

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Many thanks to Dan Keller of www.careercopilot.com for graciously allowing me to guest post. This is a great site full of terrific career advice –…

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Organizational behavior Olympics

If the Olympic Village Had a House Mom…

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The 2012 Olympics are playing out in London and the results thus far have been thrilling. As an audience we are given in-depth access the…

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