Blog: Discussions on Mentoring and Management

The Evolution of Casual Dress Friday

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Back before I fell in love with organizational behavior, mentoring and success strategies, I worked in a corporate office for a short time. The company…

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Organization Behavior and Television MashUps

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In September of last year my post What Do You Need From Work touched a nerve with readers generating more than 200 responses! You showed…

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BEST LESSON I EVER RECEIVED FROM A MENTOR: YOU MUST ASK TO GET

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Yesterday, I experienced a corporate miracle. Priceline.com made an exception to their no refund policy and issued me a refund. I was so gratified by…

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“Feed the Hungry” Program with Local Elementary Students

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Here’s an article that I was featured in recently from LMU/LA! CBA Management Professor Ellen Ensher recently organized a joint LMU/Westside Neighborhood School social justice…

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The Avengers and Team Development: 3 Valuable Ideas

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The Avengers and Team Development: 3 valuable Ideas Ellen A. Ensher, Ph.D. aka Professor Couch Potato Last night I went to see The Avengers. This…

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Everything You Need to Know about Presenting You can Learn from Shark Tank!

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Everything You Need to Know about Presenting You Can Learn from Watching Reality TV’s Shark Tank! Spring is in the air which means students around…

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What do Mentors Really Want from Proteges?: 4 Quick Ideas

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What do Mentors Really Want from their Protégés?: 4 Quick Ideas I get asked “What do mentors really want anyway?” I wish there was a…

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How to Get a Mentor in 6 Easy Steps

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Know Thyself. figure out your goals, wishes, and ideas about what you want.  I would like you invite you to take some pressure off. You do…

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What is Mentoring Anyway?

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Last week I had the opportunity to lead a discussion board on mentoring which was a great opportunity to make some of my implicit ideas…

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The Magic of Matching Mentors and Proteges

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  The Magic of Matching Mentors and Proteges  A few musings from: Ellen A. Ensher, Ph.D. February 6, 2012 In the movie, Jerry Maguire, the…

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What do you need from work?

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What do YOU need from work? You can’t always get what you want But if you try sometimes you might find You get what you…

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Leadership Coaching Undercover Boss: CEO or Santa Claus?

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About Me I am a Professor of Management at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California where I have taught undergraduate and graduate business students…

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