Mentoring

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Elizabeth Gore

Elizabeth Gore/Mentoring

Resident Entrepreneur, UN Foundation

A: My 88 year-old grandma, Opal Thompson, is my greatest mentor. She has rarely ever left her small town in Texas, but has infinite wisdom on what is right/wrong – how ...

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Cortney Renee Aranda/Mentoring

Founder, Cortney Renee Inc

A: It’s important for a mentee to acknowledge why they want the mentorship. It’s best to share why you admire them and do your best to highlight the mentor’s gifts. Always ...

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Charlotte Beyer

Charlotte Beyer/Mentoring

Founder, Institute for Private Investors

A: Like dating, you may think you are falling in love on the first date but you would rarely admit it to your date! Similarly, let a mentoring relationship develop naturally ...

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Jill Zarin/Mentoring

President, Jill Zarin Enterprises

A: Jeff Kantor, the current President of Macys.com was my first boss out of college. He has always been there to guide me at every step of my career.

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Rayah Levy/Mentoring

Director & CEO, ArtéQuesta

A: When you are asking someone to be your mentor, first you have to show up and prove yourself. Prove yourself to be thoughtful, conscious of their time and respectful of ...

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Albertina (Mama) Zuma

Albertina (Mama) Zuma/Mentoring

Community Leader, Zimele Community

A: I mentor many women from my community. Many times, I engage in activities that foster mentoring without having it be a structured process. We learn and grow from each other. ...

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