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Need Better Mentors? Try This…

Career Realism

Need Better Mentors? As a busy female entrepreneur, wife, mother, sister, boss, friend, community member, charity volunteer, and so on, my response to that comment has always been, “Easier said than done.” ”   I realized I needed some quality time with mentors who could help me get back on track.

Gates, Buffett, Kevin Rose and Pete Cashmore: Entrepreneurs Speak

Resume Bear

Patrick Chukwura at Young Entrepreneurs , Sept. Muhammad Yunus with the Nobel Foundation , Oct. Elizabeth Sabol-Jones at Inspirist , Jan.

My 90th Day. What’s It Like to Transition from Entrepreneur to Employee


It’s the foundation of what HR was first created and built for. I’m fortunate in my role that I was hired to educate, mentor and innovate. Life Work employee entrepreneurIt’s my 90th day at the Advanced Group which is really weird for me to say. The transition hasn’t been easy, but I am enjoying my new role.

10 Must-Haves For The Budding Entrepreneur

Career Realism

One of the most common terms in the high-tech world is “serial entrepreneur.” Experienced Mentors And Consultants. The Team.

Boomers Over 50 More Likely to Succeed as Entrepreneurs

Water Cooler Wisdom

Since the first Internet-era recession, transaction costs and barriers to entry have fallen for entrepreneurs of every age. And with longer life expectancies and greater health in later life,  older generations are starting new firms  and mentoring young entrepreneurs in record numbers. According to the U.S.

Mentors and Advisors: The Significant Role They Play in Growing Your Business

Corn on the Job

When you read success stories of entrepreneurs and small business owners, it can be very easy to get caught up in the “success” part of the story.

Help a Sister Out… Become a Mentor

Ms. Career Girl

What does it take to be a mentor? For most people mentoring does not come easy. However, there are key steps to being a good mentor.

What Healthcare Providers Can Teach us about Business Leadership


The majority of healthcare professionals don’t set out in their career looking to become entrepreneurs and open businesses. Or so we think.

The 5 Professional Development Pillars of Real-Life Career Girls

Ms. Career Girl

When I asked if reading has had an impact on her career, serial entrepreneur Alyssa Ripp replied, “Without question it has. Career Girl. Write.

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How to Set Big Goals And Break Through The Glass Ceiling

Ms. Career Girl

But as any strong women does, she rebuilt her identity as a very successful entrepreneur. Career Girl. Her bio follows. Change Your Mindset.

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We need to talk more about Melinda Gates

Penelope Trunk

Mentoring I took my son to a Lady Gaga concert. could tell you that. My son loved the spectacle. Even from nose-bleed seats. Great.

How to Ask Smart Questions

Penelope Trunk

Mentoring Networking Self-managementThis post is sponsored by the  American Cancer Society. So I started forcing myself to ask for help.

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How to Fight Boredom and Become More Motivated at Work

Career Makeover Coach

Another powerful approach to stamp out boredom is to seek a mentor. Especially if the work you are doing is not challenging. Add to your reader.

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Startup Tips are for Women Too!

Ms. Career Girl

If you are looking at your prospects as a woman entrepreneur, your options are virtually endless today. It won’t hurt to find a business mentor.

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How to Find a Mentor

Career Tips Blog

How to Find a Mentor Find a mentor by being found in the environment where the kind of people who you would like to have as a mentor hang out.

Recruiters: Setting Up on Your Own, Can You Do Better?

The Undercover Recruiter

You need to be a bit of a maverick, entrepreneur and yet rigidly organised all at the same time. What do you need? and you need a good website.

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Determining Your Career Path: How Do You Know Which to Choose?

Ms. Career Girl

For some, financial security is more important than being an entrepreneur. appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Step 1: What’s your personality?

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7 Books for the New Business Leader to Add to Their Reading List


Something I’ve always done whenever I have taken a new job or consulting gig has been to immerse myself in books. Click here to see book. .

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Next Up: Gen Z Arrives In The Workplace

Career Realism

This mentality often manifests itself via mentoring, such as providing college or job selection advice to younger counterparts. ” Gasca.

Why College Is The Best Time To Start Your Own Business

Career Realism

Every successful entrepreneur will tell you that having a mentor is vital for keeping your new business afloat. Financial Opportunities?

How 5 Women Found Success Their Own Way

Ms. Career Girl

Both Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, who were family friends, mentored her. Career Girl. Louisa May Alcott. Vanessa Green.

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5 Things EVERY Brand Needs To Succeed

Career Realism

mentor AND a coach. Coaches serve in a very different role and have a different purpose from mentors. Mentors are your teachers.

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Human Resources Goes Social! 27 Key Social Media Practices

Resume Bear

also believe this applies to business owners and entrepreneurs. Both play mentoring roles. Do you remember my earlier post of Google ?

Friday Five: Facebook, WhatsApp and Women’s Equality Day


Pass It Forward – Letters To The Next Generation Of Female Entrepreneurs. On August 26, 1920, American women were granted the right to vote. We now remember that day as Women’s Equality Day. So obviously I have a few reads for you on that topic and the persistent gender pay gap (I mean, what else did you expect?).

From Communications to Brand Storytelling

Career Shifters

Sometimes I miss the camaraderie of a team but I have replaced that with a supportive network of fellow entrepreneurs. What are you doing now?

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Is Fear Stopping You From Achieving Your Dream Of Owning A Business?

Career Realism

Successful entrepreneurs are really not so different from you and me. Ready to make your dream of becoming an entrepreneur come true?

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3 Habits Of The Ultra-Successful You Probably Don’t Do

Career Realism

And third, with people who aspire to be like you (so, acting as a mentor). Related:  3 Unusual Ways To Double Your Success This Year. to train.

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5 Career Accelerating Relationships You Need Now

Career Realism

And by Yoda, I mean a mentor. And the more specific you can get about what you want in life, the easier it’ll be to find the perfect mentor. 3.

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Why Baby Boomers Should Listen to Gen Y | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Reverse mentoring It only seems scary because we’re used to an older generation assuming the mentor role in work environments. However, if you’re of the Baby Boom Generation, you’ve probably noticed a reverse mentoring trend happening in the workplace. My first reaction was dismay. little scary? Maybe.

Resumebear helping veterans entering the civilian workforce

Resume Bear

Yet many veterans struggle with finding employment in the civilian world. In addition, the jobless rate for post-9/11 veterans was 12.1 military.

7 Ways to Sabotage Business Success

Ms. Career Girl

Unfortunately, many budding entrepreneurs fail to recognize the critical role that these abilities can play in helping them achieve their goals.

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8 Insider Secrets For Letting Go

Tim's Strategy

This is a guest blog post by Joan Ramstedt. . You feel as though you’ve painted yourself into a corner and keep finding your way back to status quo.

4 Tips For Living Your Brand

Career Realism

Whether you are an entrepreneur or a star employee, what you represent is your brand. As I am a mentor, I have my own mentors.

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From Law to Coffee

Career Shifters

I'm an entrepreneur – the owner of 'Where's That Bean' mobile coffee service. "I was more and more aware that life was passing me by."

Self-Learning: 3 Ways To Invest In Knowledge

Career Realism

Every successful entrepreneur is always learning. You’ll never hear Warren Buffet say “That’s it, I know enough. Listen. Maybe five?

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3 Steps For Transforming Your Passion Into A Career

Career Realism

A few months ago, I was sitting in a lounge at a private event…. Related: The Intriguing Truth About Your Dream Job. He lived it and breathed it.

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Social Networking for Career Success, A CNN “Top 10 Job Tweeter”

Resume Bear

Search via keywords and follow these colleagues, potential mentors and superstars in your field. How do you build a community of those contacts?

Career Goals: Are You Willing To Change?

Career Realism

When I coach clients in the area career advancement , one of the first things we talk about is their willingness. To go where you have to?

Not Just For Students

Career Tips Blog

Not Just For Students You’ve noticed a potential mentor but suspect they are too busy to be a mentor? Call your contact.

8 Ways Starting a Business Helps Your Job Search

Resume Bear

Also, in most geographies, there are organizations springing up, and university workshops, to mentor people out of work and contemplating a startup. If you are one of the many people who lost your job during the recent depression, you should be working on starting your own business, in parallel with looking for that ideal replacement job.

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