Lessons Learned: Understanding How to Be a Mentor

No matter your career level, there are always opportunities to be a good mentor. I stress the word good because it’s important to take the role seriously. After all, someone thought highly of you and asked you to be their mentor. I offer the following recommendations: You’re not perfect. You have spent a considerable amount of time on your education and skill […]

4 Benefits of Continuing Education

“The growth for education and training will be in continuing adult education. Online delivery is the trigger for this growth, but the demand for lifetime education stems from profound changes in society. We live in an economy where knowledge, not buildings and machinery, is the chief resource and where knowledge-workers make up the biggest part of the workforce.” – Peter […]

Play to Your Employee’s Strengths

HOW HAVING VISION AND FLEXIBILITY CAN EMPOWER YOUR STAFF During the hiring process, an organization does its due diligence to align a potential employee’s skills and strengths with the needs of the organization. How is it then that organizations consistently miss empowering staff to meet their fullest potentials? I believe we approach many aspects of our lives in these manners. […]

3 Ideal Leadership Dimensions

I recently attended this great free training for women to develop their communication and leadership skills, with tips on how to navigate their career. One of the useful discussions we entered dealt with traits of the best leader and team member. The three most important dimensions of a good leader were: Technical Competence Trustworthiness Being supportive/caring If you had to […]