Tribute to My Mentor

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

In honor of Gerry Davis, April 2018 My mentor passed away earlier this month. I have had the benefit of numerous mentors over my long career, but Gerry Davis was The Mentor. None of it would have been possible without the brilliant heart and mind of my mentor, G. We worked together for over 35 years, from the very beginnings of my Silicon Valley career.

Mentoring Tips From The Book, One Minute Mentoring

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Fortunately, I've benefited from having great mentors throughout my career. And, I've have the honor and good fortune to be a mentor, both formally and informally, for various individuals the past few decades. Mentoring is powerful. Both being a mentor.

Mentoring The Next Generation IS A Valuable Investment

TechImpact

Many of us would like to volunteer our time to mentor young people, to offer some guidance and friendship to those who need it most. But according to a recent guest post on Beth … Continued The post Mentoring The Next Generation IS A Valuable Investment appeared first on Tech Impact.

One Minute Mentoring

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Fortunately, I've benefited from having great mentors throughout my career. And, I've have the honor and good fortune to be a mentor, both formally and informally, for various individuals the past few decades. Mentoring is powerful. Both being a mentor.

Resolve To Find A Mentor In 2018

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Having a mentor is one of the best things you can do to advance your career as a leader. So, decide today to secure a mentor who will work with you during 2018. A mentor can benefit leaders new to their leadership role and they can benefit experienced and seasoned leaders, as well.

Becoming A Stronger Career Mentor And Coach

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Paul Falcone offers the following great advice for how to become a stronger career mentor and coach by helping your subordinates grow and develop in their own careers. Coach Coaching Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Mentoring Mentors Paul Falcone

Speed Mentoring @Tech Innovation + Inclusion Summit

SocialFish

I wanted to let you know about a great opportunity to find a mentor, be a mentor, learn something new and build your network. Speed Mentoring @Tech Innovation + Inclusion Summit. Speed mentoring = networking that doesn’t suck.

Do You Really Need a Nonprofit Mentor?

NonProfit Hub

And now more than ever, it’s important to come together and work as allies and mentors. The value of being mentored seems pretty obvious: new skills, confidence, friendship, etc. But do you really need a mentor? Why you need a nonprofit mentor.

Congratulating Jamie Rogers - Denver Kids Inc. Mentor of the Month

VisionLink

as Mentor of the Month for April 2015! When he isn''t working, volunteering, mentoring, you can find him on his snowboard hitting the slopes. The VisionLink Family cannot express our extreme pride in our own Jamie Rogers for his recognition by Denver Kids, Inc.

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Resolve To Find A Mentor In 2017

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Having a mentor is one of the best things you can do to advance your career as a leader. So, decide today to secure a mentor who will work with you during 2017. A mentor can benefit leaders new to their leadership role and they can benefit experienced and seasoned leaders, as well.

Why Mentoring Should Be A Two-Way Street

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In his new book, Discover Your True North , Bill George reminds us of the importance of making mentoring a two-way street. He explains that, "the best mentoring interactions spark mutual learning, exploration of similar values, and shared enjoyment.

A Millennial Approach to Mentoring

SocialFish

Mentoring has been around since the dawn of time, and it certainly has been a central tenet within associations. And you’d think the mentoring issue would be one that transcends generational differences, given its long history. Mentoring is about learning.

How To Be A Stronger Career Mentor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Paul Falcone offers the following great advice for how to become a stronger career mentor and coach by helping your subordinates grow and develop in their own careers. Career Mentor Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Mentoring Mentors Paul Falcone

How To Be An Effective Mentor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some great tips for how to be an effective mentor, from the new book, 50 Plus! , It's best to think in terms of headlines when you're mentoring somebody. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Mentoring Mentors Robert L.

Debbie Laskey On Mentoring

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When I think about excellent mentors in the business world, I think of Debbie Laskey , who has mentored many people during her career. Debbie is passionate about mentoring. So, she's an ideal person to answer the following five questions about mentoring: 1.

How To Be A Stronger Career Mentor And Coach

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Paul Falcone offers the following great advice for how to become a stronger career mentor and coach by helping your subordinates grow and develop in their own careers. Career Coach Coaching Mentoring Mentors Paul Falcone

How To Become A Stronger Career Mentor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Paul Falcone offers the following great advice for how to become a stronger career mentor and coach by helping your subordinates grow and develop in their own careers. Career Coach Coaching Mentoring

How To Be A Strong Career Mentor And Coach

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Paul Falcone offers the following great advice for how to become a stronger career mentor and coach by helping your subordinates grow and develop in their own careers. Coach Coaching Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Mentoring Paul Falcone

The emergence of e-mentoring - CNN.com

AFP Blog

The emergence of e-mentoring - CNN.com : I Could Be, a New York-based nonprofit, uses online tools to connect students with those willing to lend a hand. It is one of a growing number of groups that specialize in what they call "e-mentoring." The technology, of course, has existed for years.

The Different Roles Of A Coach And A Mentor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Kristi Hedges , in her book, The Power of Presence , provides these explanations of the roles of a coach and of a mentor and how they differ from each other: The Coach shows empathy through a mixture of tough love and strong support.

5 Reasons Why You Should Make Mentoring A Priority

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mentors: Bobby Deleon and Michel Daniel and students from ECHS - Speed Networking. Porter has been a guest poster to this blog in the past and she offered to write up this guest post about mentoring. 5 Reasons Why Should Make Mentoring A Priority by Porter Gale.

How A Coach Differs From A Mentor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Kristi Hedges , in her book, The Power of Presence , provides these explanations of the roles of a coach and of a mentor and how they differ from each other: The Coach shows empathy through a mixture of tough love and strong support.

Make a Bigger Impact with a Nonprofit Mentor

John Haydon

Now more than ever, it’s important for nonprofits to come together and work as allies and mentors. The value of being mentored seems pretty obvious: new skills, confidence, friendship, etc. Having a mentor […].

When To Be A Coach And When To Be A Mentor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Kristi Hedges , in her book, The Power of Presence , provides these explanations of the roles of a coach and of a mentor and how they differ from each other: The Coach shows empathy through a mixture of tough love and strong support.

How To Be A Strong Career Mentor And Coach

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Paul Falcone offers the following great advice for how to become a stronger career mentor and coach by helping your subordinates grow and develop in their own careers. Coaching Eric Jacobson Mentoring Paul Falcone

Mentoring Staff New to Nonprofit Work

ASU Lodestar Center

But, when considering helping young graduates transition to a career in nonprofit or even helping a mid-career professional make the leap from a for-profit vocation to one in the nonprofit sector, there are a few basics to keep in mind when mentoring a new nonprofit worker.

How To Become A Stronger Career Mentor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Paul Falcone offers the following great advice for how to become a stronger career mentor and coach by helping your subordinates grow and develop in their own careers. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Mentoring Paul Falcone

Laskey Shares Her Insights On Mentoring

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When I think about excellent mentors in the business world, I think of Debbie Laskey , who has mentored many people during her career. Debbie is passionate about mentoring. So, she''s an ideal person to answer the following five questions about mentoring: 1.

Helping Hands: Why You Should Be a Nonprofit Mentor

NonProfit Hub

And even if you didn’t have a specific mentor or group of people you could call upon, you probably wish that you did. You’ve heard about the perks of having a mentor before. But we’re here to tell you (as a nonprofit professional) why you should be out in the community mentoring others.

The Differences Between A Coach And A Mentor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Kristi Hedges , in her book, The Power of Presence , provides these explanations of the roles of a coach and of a mentor and how they differ from each other: The Coach shows empathy through a mixture of tough love and strong support.

How To Become A Stronger Career Mentor And Coach

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Paul Falcone offers the following great advice for how to become a stronger career mentor and coach by helping your subordinates grow and develop in their own careers. Coaching Coaching Employees Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Mentoring

Mentoring Worldwide Blog Launches

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here's another mentoring project I'm involved with. Mentoring Worldwide

3 Coaching And Mentoring Tips

Eric Jacobsen Blog

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). Mentoring is all about sharing experiences.

How Sponsors Are Not Mentors, And Why You Need A Sponsor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Sponsors are not mentors. She adds that because sponsors have a vested interest in how you turn out (your reputation now being linked with their own), they will give you the kind of feedback that mentors can''t or won''t.

Resolve To Find A Mentor In 2011

Eric Jacobsen Blog

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO).

Nine Ways To Be A Stronger Career Mentor And Coach

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Paul Falcone offers the following great advice for how to become a stronger career mentor and coach by helping your subordinates grow and develop in their own careers.

Nonprofits Get a Social Media Mentor in Socialbrite.org | Econsultancy

AFP Blog

Nonprofits Get a Social Media Mentor in Socialbrite.org | Econsultancy: "SAN FRANCISCO – June 29, 2009 – Eight leading experts in social media and nonprofit technology have joined forces to create Socialbrite.org, a hub that showcases social tools for social change.

The Roles Of A Coach And A Mentor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Kristi Hedges , in her new book, The Power of Presence , provides these explanations of the roles of a coach and of a mentor and how they differ from each other: The Coach shows empathy through a mixture of tough love and strong support.

Africa Mentoring Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Via Joitske , Nancy White , and Britt Bravo , I read about The African Mentoring Project , run by Ore Somolu from Nigeria and who I know from the Global s projects. I saw this while I was busy mentoring for the Young Caucasus Women Blogging Project. So, I immediately emailed Ore to volunteer as a mentor. The project is about: The African Mentoring Project was created as a way of encouraging and supporting Africans who want to start blogging.

The Power Of Mentoring: Formal And Informal

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Sports heroes mention their mentors at award ceremonies. Successful business people thank their mentors at career milestone celebrations. Young adults who later become accomplished acknowledge their mentors when asked who was influential in their success. Mentoring is indeed powerful. Most leaders have been both a mentor and a mentee at some point in their careers. And, to offer employees mentoring options for those who can’t participate outside the workplace.