Mentor

The Importance Of Having A Mentor

Natasha Koifman | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada Business
Natasha Koifman

So what does a mentor do? Mentors are those generous people who are open to sharing their knowledge, wisdom, experience, insight and offering their counsel. The best mentors are great listeners who understand your challenges and offer different strategies and ideas to not only help you overcome obstacles but excel at them. Mentors will often see something in you that you may not see yourself.

5 Tips To Help You Succeed In University

Dr. Ivan Joseph | Posted 10.11.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Ivan Joseph

The average college freshman changes their major seven times. It's okay if you don't know what to be. But work on finding out what you want. Childhood was the time for well-rounded approaches, but as a young adult, you'll need to narrow your focus in order to achieve excellence. Getting by will not attract the right connections and opportunities you'll need to enter the job market.

3 Signs You're Giving Away Too Much Free Information

Cheryl Muir | Posted 04.28.2017 | Canada Business
Cheryl Muir

Of course you're p*ssed -- people are taking advantage of you and not compensating you fairly (or at all). It's frustrating to put your heart and soul into your business only to have nothing to show for it financially.

Are You Building A Team Of Oompa-Loompas, Minions Or Gladiators?

Judy Mann | Posted 03.01.2017 | Canada Business
Judy Mann

Do you truly understand your leadership capability and culpability to know how your hiring trends and how your leadership style impacts your team? To illustrate what I'm talking about, we simply need to look at Willy Wonka, Gru and Olivia Pope and their teams to see how teams are built with leadership trends and leadership styles.

Women Must Hone Unique Leadership And Networking Skills

Tracie Crook | Posted 11.25.2016 | Canada Business
Tracie Crook

If trying to walk and talk like the guys isn't working, it's time for women to be themselves, be confident applying your own strengths, and network with focus, to make yourself heard.

My Mentor Taught Me the Power of Personal Modesty and Humility

Jay Rosenzweig | Posted 07.15.2016 | Canada Business
Jay Rosenzweig

One very telling trait in a prospective candidate's makeup is their ability to ascribe whatever success they may have had thus far in their careers to the influence or assistance of others. Often they will speak of a mentor or a series of mentors as pivotal figures. One very special mentor and teacher of mine is the Honourable Irwin Cotler.

What Enterprise Startups Need Most of All

Eric Quon-Lee | Posted 04.29.2015 | Canada Business
Eric Quon-Lee

As a startup gains traction from initial prototype to credible sales, the founding team recognizes the critical need to bring onboard senior advisors and mentors to provide guidance as the startup enters the next phase of growth. While all startups require this guidance and mentorship, enterprise startups are the most in need.

Empowering the Next Generation of Female Leaders

Carrie Kirkman | Posted 10.09.2014 | Canada Impact
Carrie Kirkman

I am a firm believer that as you climb the corporate ladder it's incredibly important to remember to throw down a rope. When I discovered G(irls)20, I knew this was an organization I could get behind both professionally and personally.

How to Find Your Ideal Mentor

Kelsey Ramsden | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Business
Kelsey Ramsden

In answering hundreds of questions from entrepreneurs over the past month, I have heard the number one call for help to be "I need a mentor." Here are the top five things you need to ask yourself before you go looking for a mentor.

5 Things You Need to Know Before Starting a Business

Alana Hurov | Posted 12.10.2013 | Canada Business
Alana Hurov

Ultimate freedom, waking up late, working in your pj's and taking a spontaneous day off. It sounds like the dream job, doesn't it? Well, if running your own business is that glorious, why doesn't everyone do it? The fact is, being an entrepreneur is probably the hardest thing you will ever do. It will consume your thoughts, your relationships, your sleep and your life. You may never have a "day off" again. Still interested?

What I Learned This Week: Stop Working, Start Fighting

Andy Nulman | Posted 08.16.2013 | Canada Living
Andy Nulman

Last week, amongst a dozen meetings I had over a two-and-a-half day touchdown in Los Angeles, was one with a sage mentor of mine.After some uneasy moments of silence, he looked at me an uttered the words that formed this week's learning: "You're at the point in life when you gotta start working less..."

Checkout Aisle Mama Drama

Joan Kelley Weisshaar Walker | Posted 05.01.2013 | Canada Living
Joan Kelley Weisshaar Walker

The other day, I observed a mother obviously frazzled in a line at a store. Her three young kids were demanding of her attention and her hands were fu...

Be A Mentor, Change A Life: The Benefits Of Grown-Up Advice

The Huffington Post Canada | Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 01.25.2012 | Canada Living

Craig and Marc Kielburger are founders of Free The Children and Me to We, a social enterprise. They are authors of "The World Needs Your Kid: Raising ...