The Value of Nonprofit Mentors in 2017

SocialFish

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 allies (mentors, peers, friends) are often essential for success.

A Millennial Approach to Mentoring

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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.

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Do You Really? ?Need a Nonprofit Mentor?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Do You Really Need a Nonprofit Mentor? 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?

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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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 […].

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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 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

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.

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.

Use A Board Of Advisers Instead Of Mentors

Eric Jacobsen Blog

David Burkus often provides valuable comments to my various Blog postings, and he's a person who effectively uses a board of advisers, instead of mentors, to help him achieve success. Here is one of my Blog's most popular posts from last year.now with updated information.

Resource: The Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Playbook

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It offers a comprehensive guide for emerging leaders and their mentors to help them make sense of the changing nature of leadership. It is part of a project funded by the Packard Foundation that also includes an intensive peer learning program for emerging leaders and their mentors.

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.

How To Help Your Employees Grow And Develop Their Careers

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

Opportunity to Mentor Nigerian Women - The Networking for Success Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, you might want to consider participating in this online mentoring program for women in Nigeria. Over the past three years, I have a couple of opportunities to be a virtual technology mentor to other women in remote parts of the world.

Mentoring Young Women Bloggers

Have Fun - Do Good

Beth Kanter posted information about an interesting youth mentoring opportunity on the www.netsquared.org blog recently. They are looking for bloggers from around the world to be blogging mentors for 1 week as part of the Young Caucasus Women project, a group blog for young women from the Caucasus region (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia).