How to be an Effective Mentor

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap How to be an Effective Mentor Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on August 2, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Mentoring can be one of the most effective means of teaching: inviting someone to learn from the example of another with more experience. Being a mentor doesn’t mean having all the answers to every question. A good mentor know which questions to ask to stimulate development in their protégeé.

Solopreneurs, Who’s Your Mentor? Who’s Your Coach?

The Solopreneur Life

T his was written by Jen Waak, who pens a monthly health column for The Solopreneur Life. But, who helps you take care of your health? I know you probably have a primary care physician, and possibly a specialist or two for various things that have cropped up over the years, but who is your go-to person to keep you in optimal health—not just for treating you when something goes wrong? So, get your health in line—and build off of that! Health Coach Exercise Goals Mento

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Top 5 Tips for Working With a Mentor

The Small Business Blog

6 days ago RT @ WinWeb Focus on Your Small Business Goals - [link] 6 days ago Perluondo: "They're exactly the demographics I'm looking for." Top 5 Tips for Working With a Mentor by Stefan Töpfer on Jan 25, 2010 The top 5 tips weekly post is always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. Share your goals with them so that they can help you achieve your dream of success. E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network!

3 Major Lessons Learned From Losing 100 Pounds

Dumb Little Man

I was about 2/3 toward my total weight loss goal that time. The second time, I wanted to lose one hundred pounds to reach my big goal. I SMASHED my goal! It’s been almost four years since I hit my goal and in all candor, I didn’t keep it all off. Over the course of two years, I continued to document my progress until I hit my goal. I’ve heard this for years from yoga teachers, life coaches, and mentors. We have goals, dreams, and a purpose.

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56 Challenges To Kick-Start Life After Fifty

Dumb Little Man

Your finances, relationships, health or work… Reading this list should spark at least one change. Find a mentor. Find that mentor who will support you. They don’t have to be immediate friends, they could be online groups, mentors or coaches. Goals Happiness MotivationSome people wait their whole life to start living… don’t be one of them. If you’re past the big 50 feeling jaded and lifeless. Concerned about the world. Concerned about your world.

2017 164

Guide For The Millennial (And Everyone) Who Plans To Be Big

Dumb Little Man

Despite the wide range of goals they have, one thing is sure. Your plan must identify all the opportunities, goals, targets, missions, and vision of your business. Successful company owners take one step forward and are active in the search for mentoring. It is important to take care of your health, too. Business Goals SuccessMost millennials are probably on the verge of looking for their purpose in life.

2017 154

4 Cures For Overcoming The Onset Of Mental Rigor Mortis

Dumb Little Man

Keep Great Company I’m a firm believer of the power of coaches and mentors. Keep Pursuing Great Goals In my wallet I have a list of my goals that I carry with me and refer to on a daily basis. So by learning, reading, keeping great company, and pursuing great goals you are offsetting the disease that afflicts those who remain staid in their thinking and unchanged and unchallenged in their thought processes. Development Goals Learning

2011 219

9 Productivity Tips Your Work-From-Home Career Needs

Dumb Little Man

It is all fun and exciting when you work from your comfort zone until you realize you are falling behind on your target or goals. It could result in health issues, fatigue, and mental stress. When you deny your body health needs, it tells on your effectiveness in the long run.

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6 Ways to Bring Your Lifetime Dreams to Fruition

Office Dynamics

I had a great mentor named Linda Miles who had an established speaking business. Health or level of fitness. Surround yourself with individuals who can act as a sounding board, mentor or advisor. What is a dream or goal you have had for years that you need to bring to life before the end of this year? Have you ever had a dream or desire to do something, go somewhere special, create something, or attain a material item or career move but held off making it a reality?

2016 104

How to Create YOUR Solopreneur Diet

The Solopreneur Life

T his was written by Jen Waak, who pens a monthly health column for The Solopreneur Life. Between lifestyle, genetics, and current health state, we all have different nutritional needs. Related posts: Solopreneurs, Who’s Your Mentor? Use the “4-Day Win&# to Achieve Your Goals. Health Cookie Diet Diets Jen Waak solopreneur Solopreneur DietJen Waak.

2011 168

What Are You Thankful For?

The Office Professionals Place

The holidays are quickly approaching and this is the time of year when we reflect on our successes and goals and also begin thinking about what we can do to reach the next level the following year. I am thankful that I have my “workplace mental health&#. My advice is to grab a member and become a mentor or get mentored! If you’re like me, once you reach a goal there is a sense of fulfillment and completion (or at least until the next goal is reached).

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Choosing Excellence Every Day

Office Dynamics

If you have a professional development plan, set aside 30 minutes on Friday to review your goals and make adjustments. Take note of any areas where you are falling behind; eliminate or adjust any tasks or goals that have become irrelevant or obsolete. If you have a mentoring relationship, share this weekly review by email: this allows you to stay in touch and get feedback without placing a burden on your mentoring partner by requiring their attention “right now.”.

2017 156

The Roles of Female Enterpreneurs in a Growing Society

Dumb Little Man

Also, a major portion of their earnings find their way back in the economy in the form of nutrition, health, and education. 5- Lack of mentors. However, once she reaches the mark, she not only succeeds in achieving her goals but has paved a way for many others to give their expertise a try. The growing trend of female enterpreneurs is happening all over the globe. In the last decade, we have noted numerous faces who have created benchmarks for the rest of society.

2016 204

The Roles of Female Enterpreneurs in a Growing Society

Dumb Little Man

Also, a major portion of their earnings find their way back in the economy in the form of nutrition, health, and education. 5- Lack of mentors. However, once she reaches the mark, she not only succeeds in achieving her goals but has paved a way for many others to give their expertise a try. The growing trend of female enterpreneurs is happening all over the globe. In the last decade, we have noted numerous faces who have created benchmarks for the rest of society.

2016 186

8 Steps Toward a More Satisfying Life

Ian's Messy Desk

Thank a mentor. Where you live, how much money you make, your job title and even your health have surprisingly small effects on your satisfaction with life. Comment by Mary on February 28, 2008 @ 3:10 pm I’d even say for #4 to thank anyone – mentor or otherwise. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

2010 138

Set Healthy Boundaries at Work

Ian's Messy Desk

Burnout also negatively impacts your health. A good people leader is always willing to mentor and assist their team members. Working towards an ambitious, long-term career goal is a great way to keep yourself motivated, focused and ultimately achieve success. Aim high, but never sacrifice your health or personal life to get there. Put your health first. To be a successful people leader, you have to set goals and carefully schedule your time.

2010 130

How to Take Responsibility for Your Life

Dumb Little Man

Which mentor could you consult for some advice? But if you keep finding excuses, if you keep postponing this possibility until tomorrow, your health and your life will deteriorate. You have the power to achieve these goals. I want to tell you a little story. There once was a girl with shiny eyes, wit and a great sense of justice for she had been mistreated for most of her life. The hurt, the anger, the disappointment in the world - she tried to hide it all away.

2012 219

55 Bulletproof Productivity Hacks – Do You Know Them All?

Dumb Little Man

Identify three things: a daily mantra, your short-term goal, and your long-term goal. Rewarding yourself whenever you hit your short-term goals is no rocket science. Take it one step further by making sure that your rewards do not undermine your goals, and instead, contribute to them. Have a mentor. A good mentor will help keep you on track and keep you from making newbie mistakes. Poor health is one of the top causes of poor focus.

2017 181

How to Finally Get Better Sleep

Dumb Little Man

Certainly we know that getting a good night’s sleep is important - crucial, even, to good health. You’ve probably heard a lot about Vitamin D lately – a lack of it is being linked to an increasing number of health complaints, the reason for which is the fact that nearly every cell in your body has Vitamin D receptor sites. The only catch is that this may not be a great idea if fat loss also a goal for you.

2011 220

Invest In Yourself

Office Dynamics

And webinar attendees were very excited until I announced the price which actually was an amazing value for everything I will be giving to the group—through my 42 years of experience, being a mentor and coach, plus materials for the program and 90-minute live sessions for 12 months. This includes learning how to set goals, manage your time, remove fear and doubt, adjust your thinking, create new habits, squash bad habits, how to take care of your health and focus.” – BrianKim.net.

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“Who, me, network?” Build Confidence in Your Networking Skill!

Office Dynamics

And no matter how good you grow at this, you can always set a stretch goal to grow a bit more in this area. Articulate a short term “next step” goal or current position/strength [“I dream of pursuing a position working with CVX heritage documents” or, “I have extensive experience in Angolan travel and visa preparations.”]. Bring business cards to an event or IAAP meeting, and set a goal to get or give a certain number before or after the meeting.

“Who, me, network?” Build Confidence in Your Networking Skill!

Office Dynamics

And no matter how good you grow at this, you can always set a stretch goal to grow a bit more in this area. Articulate a short term “next step” goal or current position/strength [“I dream of pursuing a position working with CVX heritage documents” or, “I have extensive experience in Angolan travel and visa preparations.”]. Bring business cards to an event or IAAP meeting, and set a goal to get or give a certain number before or after the meeting.

88 Simple New Year’s Resolutions that Sneakily Change Your Life

Dumb Little Man

Another new one starting with the same old list of stale goals and rusted dreams. I will find a mentor.” I will be a mentor” And on the same vein, if you have experience with anything, be a mentor. here , here and here ) have shown that counting your blessings can make you happier, improve your health and help build better relationships. I know that isn’t a realistic goal for most normal couples :) And some small skirmishes are OK in front of the kids.

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Featured Soloist Kathleen Moore: “Get People to Help You”

The Solopreneur Life

We support and applaud each other’s efforts, and one of them has become a mentor and close friend. Choose things you’re not good at or don’t enjoy and make the decision to let them go, or else pay someone to do them — consider it an investment in your mental health. What are your goals for the next 12 months? Luckily I get health coverage through his retiree program.

2012 175

Bold Strategies to Create a Balanced and Harmonious Life – Jennifer Lier

Office Dynamics

Jennifer took the stage following lunch to give a powerful, dramatic presentation that encouraged women to boldly create strategies to promote health and balance at home and at work. A strategy for brilliance is “Acting As If” – Find mentors to help you do what you want to do. Jennifer shared how she had many mentors along the way who helped her do what she wanted to do.

2012 100

Answering Reader Mail: I Got Really Sick Before An Interview & Still Went. Did I Make The Right Choice?

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

Are you looking for networking advice, job hunting advice, resume services, interview prep, career navigation, LinkedIn self branding, or getting mentored about career/life? And because the reason was very personal in nature and also a health issue, in many cases it's illegal for them to ask you about your health. So for you to willingly divulge any health information is also a hard choice to grapple with. Dear New & Returning Readers, Helloooooo, everyone!

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The Big Secret to Time Management and a More Fulfilling Life

Stephanie LH Calahan

One of my on-line mentors is Alex Mandossian and one thing I admire about him is the massive volume of work he can pump out. Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

2010 181

Building Your Network

Ian's Messy Desk

You want to meet people who can be friends, guides and mentors. Many people have the unfortunate goal of doing as little as possible for as much money as possible. The Mind Mapping Manifesto The Bubble Planner GoalPro Goal-Setting Software buy one share of stock - Buy one share of stock: Disney, Harley Davidson, Target, eBay, etc furniture shipping New York Leather Furniture www.spacify.com/family-room-furniture.htm - for any room of the house.

The Thankful Season

Office Dynamics

This would be a good time to send a hand-written thank-you note to your mentor, those you’ve networked with, or that colleague who recommended a great book or suggestion for growth. Am I eating right, moving enough and exhibiting good health habits? As we launch full swing into the year-end rush and crush of holidays and year-end projects at work, our goal should remain to be balanced in our focus toward our career and personal lives.

2010 109

Life's Not Fair

Brilliantly Better

“Still being here tomorrow&# became the highest satisfaction, our ultimate goal, for which we sacrifice every piece of authenticity. Mentors and coaches are so needed in todays world – so that we can have the skills an strengths and the guidance to take the next steps.

2010 85

106 Thoughts on Overcoming Overwhelm in a Freaked-Out World

Stephanie LH Calahan

I stand back, and begin moving notes until the ideas start flowing into easy categories: Blog, Projects, Home, Family, Health - etc. Use the notebook for everything you want to keep track of: to do lists, grocery lists, client meetings, phone calls, dreams and goals. Once you cleared the path, identify the next step to take to accomplish your task or goal. When big goals are looming it's easier to set milestones that will eventually lead to a larger goal.

2010 219

The Thankful Season

Office Dynamics

This would be a good time to send a hand-written thank-you note to your mentor, those you’ve networked with, or that colleague who recommended a great book or suggestion for growth. Am I eating right, moving enough and exhibiting good health habits? As we launch full swing into the year-end rush and crush of holidays and year-end projects at work, our goal should remain to be balanced in our focus toward our career and personal lives.

2010 100

Collaborating With The Enemy: Competitive Advantage? | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

6 days ago RT @ WinWeb Focus on Your Small Business Goals - [link] 6 days ago Perluondo: "They're exactly the demographics I'm looking for." Within his business he has established what he calls a Mentor Board of Advisors, a group of people he turns to for advice and learning. Not surprisingly this group includes mentors within his own industry, but what is unique about Scudamore is that some of these mentors run the businesses he competes against every day.

2010 109

Small Business World News Round-up - 2009/11/03

The Small Business Blog

6 days ago RT @ WinWeb Focus on Your Small Business Goals - [link] 6 days ago Perluondo: "They're exactly the demographics I'm looking for." Small Businesses Faces Sharp Rise in Cost of Health Care : As Congress nears votes on legislation that would overhaul the health care system, many small businesses say they are facing the steepest rise in insurance premiums they have seen in recent years. E-Mail me or follow me.

2009 126

Learning To Love a Job You Hate

On The Job

For whatever reason – it has great health benefits, you like the location and there’s a really cute programmer who works on the fourth floor – you have made the decision that you’re staying with a job you hate. Get a mentor? Put together some ideas for how you’d like to change your job, the new duties and goals.

2008 100

Keeping Track and Keeping Up: Are You Focused?

The Small Business Blog

6 days ago RT @ WinWeb Focus on Your Small Business Goals - [link] 6 days ago Perluondo: "They're exactly the demographics I'm looking for." If your long-term goal is to grow market share by 10% then list out the strategies that will get you there. « Top 5 Tips for Working With a Mentor Top 5 Tips for Paying Yourself » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 at 8:00 am and is filed under SME-Blog.

2010 133

Let Go A Little and Help Your Business

The Small Business Blog

6 days ago RT @ WinWeb Focus on Your Small Business Goals - [link] 6 days ago Perluondo: "They're exactly the demographics I'm looking for." I already tried doing QA but I find that I spend more time telling the people or mentor them on how to correct a certain issue to get the job done. E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network! Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Benefits of Online Software for Small Business.

2010 156

Competitive Intelligence: Not Just For Big Business | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

6 days ago RT @ WinWeb Focus on Your Small Business Goals - [link] 6 days ago Perluondo: "They're exactly the demographics I'm looking for." Top 5 Tips for Working With a Mentor » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Wednesday, January 20th, 2010 at 3:38 pm and is filed under SME-Blog. E-Mail me or follow me. Outsourcing Options For Small Business Focus on your business, timeshare professionals.

2010 149

Top 5 Tips on Making Big Changes

The Small Business Blog

6 days ago RT @ WinWeb Focus on Your Small Business Goals - [link] 6 days ago Perluondo: "They're exactly the demographics I'm looking for." Oh, and get the mentoring and personal access to make it happen as safely as possible. E-Mail me or follow me. Outsourcing Options For Small Business Focus on your business, timeshare professionals. Build your own network! Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. What is Small Business Infrastructure?

2009 100

The 6 Stages Of A Failure

Brilliantly Better

How to Set Goals and Why Reply 6 dragos March 10, 2010 at 9:48 pm As I already wrote, once I learned how to run a business, the bits and pieces of it, that is (and once I did this by failing repeatedly at it) I was not attracted to it anymore. I am considering hiring a guru or mentor from the Mentor club. Since you seem to own Mentor club, I guess it would be rather easy to hire somebody from your own business, right?

2010 87

Ten critical foundations for successful collaborative networks

BioTeams

Promotion, Selection, Induction and Mentoring. Developing the VEN goals, objectives, ground rules, roles, working practices and technology and process infrastructures. Volunteering, Environmental, Public Health) to form unique collaborations with their fans/supporters for mutual benefit.

How a Two-Word Aussie Catchphrase Can Change Your Life Forever

Brilliantly Better

Reply 8 Sandra Lee April 19, 2010 at 9:27 pm I have a mentor who always says, “No worries, mate.&# The Subtle Comfort Of The Discomfort Zone Fear Of Failure, Self-Sufficiency and Money My Top 7 Demotivating Habits How Goal Setting Works (For Me) The Art Of New Beginnings 5 Unusual Ways To Measure Your Online Reputation Mariner Promo Code – November Edition How to Assess, Decide, Do with Pen, Paper and Magnets Are You Copy Pasting Your Life?

2010 82

Bored to Tears at Work - Help!

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

I can only assume you get one, and there is a section about goals, improvements, things you want to learn/change, or some sort of feedback about maybe even getting promoted out. Volunteer and mentor online by being an email pen pal. Your health and sanity should not be compromised. We have a new reader with a question today! I'm so glad I found your blog. Very informative and I spent hours reading your former posts.

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