Mentoring and Coaching: How to Make It Impactful

1:45-2:45 PM ET/10:45-11:45 AM PT – Breakout Session Round 2 (1 CPE Credit):

The best mentoring relationships can have an invaluable impact on your career. But what does this look like in reality? How can you find an appropriate mentor or coach, and how can you make your interactions meaningful? We’ll cover qualities to look for in a mentor and ways to deepen your relationship to get the professional guidance you need.

Key Takeaway: You will walk away knowing what to look for in a mentor and best practices for making it a meaningful relationship.

ECQ 1: Leading Change


Demitrius Parker, Founder, Trust Leadership Collective, is a passionate intrepreneur turned entrepreneur, that successfully infuses a pragmatical(the fusion of pragmatic & radical), diverse, and dynamic goal-oriented approach to Organizational Training & Development, DEI practices, Talent Acquisition, and HR by getting it done with an emphasis on professionalism, coaching, innovation, and collaboration. I strive to build sustainable and successful partnerships and business relationships that convert customers into clients, candidates into employees and employees into leaders. I absolutely love working with government and start-up organizations that are seeking to build a thriving and successful employee-centric culture. I’m known as an internal entrepreneur and have always had the personal motto of “People first, Business always”.

As an OD/DEI Professional, I strive to help build development programs that inspire true learning of self that awakens the awareness of our greatest gifts, capabilities, and strengths, while also understanding those areas that are our opportunities for growth.

Specialties: Leadership Farming, Organizational Training & Development, Business Coaching, Talent Acquisition, DEI & HR program development, Employee Relations, Business Relationship Building, Business & Social Networking, Event Planning, Information Security, Public Speaking, and Client & Customer Service.

As an entertainer I’m an actor, show host, singer, songwriter, producer, senior production manager and independent casting director I’ve been able to show & prove with every project, film or show. I’m looking to network with others to build and promote the entertainment potential throughout the United States & abroad.