Mentoring

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Diahann Billings-Burford

Diahann Billings-Burford/Mentoring

Chief Service Officer, NYC Service

A: I mentor those around me informally. I always envision a better world, and I know it will take an army of likeminded people to make an impact. I strive to ...

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Cheryl Callan/Mentoring

CMO, Weight Watchers International

A: I would tell myself to be confident and believe in yourself. Remember that if you ever feel like “they are gong to find out that I don’t really know what ...

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Nancy Lublin/Mentoring

CEO, DoSomething.org

A: I think mentor programs (and even the word itself) are bullshit. The notion that one person has so much to bestow on another? No thanks. Instead, I’m a big believer ...

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Sara Holoubek/Mentoring

CEO, Luminary Labs

A: While I don’t formally mentor anyone, I believe in intentional mentoring when the opportunity presents itself. I see this as an obligation. It would be wrong to not embrace a ...

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Martha Ringer/Mentoring

Owner, Martha Ringer

A: Your full time job is loving yourself and others. Let your heart lead you. Always listen to what you know to be true. Seek the input of others and then ...

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Clare Winterton

Clare Winterton/Mentoring

Executive Director, International Museum of Women

A: I worked as a full time elected student representative when I was 20 and I was mentored by a great guy called Nick Berg, who worked for the National Union ...

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