Solopreneur Mentors

The Solopreneur Life

The Best Solopreneur Mentors Are The Ones You Can Model. Modeling is the key to shortening the learning curve. Therefore, consider finding a mentor who can help. While it is beyond the scope of this article to describe how to find a mentor, you can do some research to find one.

Paying it Forward: Mentoring

Make or Break Moments

Mentoring is a terrific way to help young business professionals and college students expand their experience by learning from you. Micro Mentor is a free online service that helps you connect – whether you are looking for a mentor or [.]. Connecting Moments building relationships mentoring mentoring relationships micro mentorWe talk a lot about building customer relationships, but what about other types of relationships?

Why Your Career Needs Reverse Mentoring

On The Job

When older workers witness young IT employees making workplace gaffes like referring to the CEO as “dude,” they may shake their heads and sigh, knowing that the young employees have a lot to learn. That’s why more employers are starting to explore reverse mentoring.

How to Find a Professional Mentor if You're in College

On The Job

That's what this organization I wrote about for Gannett/USA Today aims to do: Saquoia Lewis, 21, says she's always wanted a mentor. That's when Lewis found StudentMentor , a nonprofit organization that matches college students with volunteer mentors for free.

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. Being a mentor doesn’t mean having all the answers to every question.

Brain picking and other mentoring benefits

Practically Perfect PA

In a recent survey conducted by Robert Walters it emerged that 32% of support staff do not think they would benefit from taking part in a formal mentoring programme and a further 76% have never been part of a mentoring programme.

At Your Side: Mentoring in the Workplace

Laughing all the Way to Work

She said that new assistants are mentored for the first year of their working career. They work initially as an assistant-in-training and report to a senior assistant for mentoring and help with anything that comes up on the job. They are encouraged to bring any requests from their boss and run it by their mentors so they can think through the next steps. Because of this mentoring program they had no problem hiring young assistants right out of college.

Is Mentoring Just a Memory?

Daily Writing Tips

Once upon a time, a writer was created in a complex process of teaching and mentoring. Salaried and freelance mentors are still out there. Original Post: Is Mentoring Just a Memory?

5 Goal-oriented Ways to Learn to Code

Dumb Little Man

So you want to learn to code ? There’s a whole host of resources and ways to learn. So, I’ll walk you through 5 ways you can learn to code, pointing out the merits of each as we go, so that you can find the way that’s best suited to you and your goals. Get a Mentor.

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Zeqr Introduces a New Approach to Learning

Small Business CEO

Zeqr is quite literally the future of learning. Groundbreaking e-learning experience. While competition is sure to pop up real soon, Zeqr is the first of its kind to offer a virtual classroom experience with experts in every field imaginable mentoring you in real time.…

2017 78

15 Lessons You Can Learn From Jedi Master Yoda

Dumb Little Man

He has a fun sense of humor, and he’s a great mentor. Here are some lessons you can learn from one of the greatest Jedi Masters of all time. The post 15 Lessons You Can Learn From Jedi Master Yoda appeared first on Dumb Little Man. “Do or do not, there is no try.”

2015 208

Why You Must Learn to Work With Other Departments

On The Job

They suggest, for example: Providing greet and learn opportunities. Guest speakers from other departments can meet with employees or set up mentoring programs to help new and long-time employees stay current (read more here

2016 169

Mentoring a Young Executive - Jodith Allen

Office Dynamics

One of the toughest, but most rewarding, jobs an Administrative or Executive Assistant can have is helping a young executive learn how to partner with an assistant. Learning the Role of the Administrative or Executive Assistant. It takes time for new executives to learn to trust the abilities of their assistants. In today’s business world, we are valued partners of our executives, and the earlier this is learned by a young executive, the more successful he or she will be.

Mentoring a Young Executive - Jodith Allen

Office Dynamics

One of the toughest, but most rewarding, jobs an Administrative or Executive Assistant can have is helping a young executive learn how to partner with an assistant. Learning the Role of the Administrative or Executive Assistant. It takes time for new executives to learn to trust the abilities of their assistants. In today’s business world, we are valued partners of our executives, and the earlier this is learned by a young executive, the more successful he or she will be.

How to Trim the Learning Curve for New Workers

On The Job

Organizations that hope to remain competitive must ensure that they’re not only hiring qualified workers, but that these new employees will be able to trim their learning curve so their input will be felt as soon as possible.

2014 173

3 Major Lessons Learned From Losing 100 Pounds

Dumb Little Man

After two and a half years of hard work, lots of setbacks, injuries, and lessons learned, I did it. There are many things that I’ve learned from my experiences, but I’ll keep this simple. We may aspire to improve but we learn to accept ourselves as we are, without needing to change who we are. We learn to thrive when things are rough. I’ve heard this for years from yoga teachers, life coaches, and mentors. I’ve lost over 100 pounds twice.

2018 145

From the UnCollege Manifesto: 12 Steps to Self-Directed Lifelong Learning

The Solopreneur Life

12 Steps to Self-Directed Lifelong Learning. Keep a to-learn list. Find and be a mentor. Live abroad and learn a new language. Related posts: Featured Soloist Natalia Sylvester: “Focus On the Small Steps” Featured Soloist Dr. Shannon Reece: “You Never Stop Learning” Encouragement Goal-Setting Starting Out Dale J. Stephens lifelong learning the UnCollege manifesto

2012 154

When the music fades…

The Small Business Blog

You should concentrate more on that which you learn from failures than that you overlook from success. What are your mentors saying? Business Failure business failure Business Mentors Mentoring

2013 228

Business Success Lessons I've Learned (Part 1)

Virtual Moxie

And here's some of what I've learned about becoming successful in business--whether you have your own company, or you work for someone else: 1. When you get to the fork in the road, and you don't know which way to go, go left :) One of my mentors told me that years ago, and it's sage advice. Too many cooks spoil the soup, dontchaknow, and it’s really impossible to learn, process, and implement the information garnered by several at once. Learn more.

2012 204

Learning To Love a Job You Hate

On The Job

I met new people, immersed myself in learning new stuff. The lesson: Yes, Virginia, you can learn to love the job you hate. Get a mentor?

2008 130

Business Success Lessons I've Learned (Part 2)

Virtual Moxie

Last week, I sat down to create a list of some of the business lessons I've learned in my 15 years in business for myself. She told me of a mentor who used to say that if he worked on a problem and couldn't figure it out in ten minutes or less, he gave it to someone more qualified. And there you have it, friends.the second installation of some of what I've learned on this great big business adventure of mine.

2012 175

Product/Program Promotion: Problems & Profits - Launching Lessons Learned Interview Dr. Venus Opal Reese Live Event Launch

Productive & Organized

Introducing Product/Program Promotion: Problems and Profits -- Launching Lessons Learned.  She is an inspirational speaker, business mentor for black women, and marketing strategist.  All of my mentors had been white. Any big lessons learned?

Marketing Lessons I Learned From My Dad, the Pastor

The Solopreneur Life

It was the 1970s and 1980s in Mentor, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland. But during his years in Mentor, my Dad unknowingly was using sound marketing principles. The Mentor church grew tremendously: membership and budget at least tripled, and the congregation successfully executed a major building program at a time when interest rates were 18%. From time to time I have considered the “marketing&# lessons to be learned from my Dad’s stint in Mentor.

2010 140

Learning From a Demotion

On The Job

Get a professional mentor to help keep you focused and committed, and make sure you meet with the boss more frequently to ensure you're headed in the right direction. The point is that whether you decide to tough it out and earn back your old job (or an even better one), or leave the employer, take the time to make the demotion a learning experience. Remember the time as a child when you tripped and fell in front of all your classmates?

2007 100

Honoring an Inspiration: The Passing of Stephen R. Covey

Eat Your Career

In short, Mr. Covey was exceptionally successful, globally influential and a mentor to many. Let’s aim to always be growing and learning. personal Mentor Stephen CoveyThe sad news came out earlier today that author and personal development guru, Stephen Covey, passed away.

2012 194

Product/Program Promotion Problems and Profits -- Launching Lessons Learned Expert Interview

Productive & Organized

Introducing Product/Program Promotion: Problems and Profits -- Launching Lessons Learned.  Thank you for your willingness to share some of your mistakes and lessons learned so that others could benefit! What didn’t go so well and what were your lessons learned?

2012 212

Don’t Go it Alone! Grow Your Business With a Mastermind Group

Step It Up VA Coaching

A coach or mentor can be an invaluable asset to help us focus on priorities, and give us encouragement. Along with the coach/mentor guiding the group, your ideal mastermind group is made up of peers with extensive experience in their individual fields. What better way to become a big earner, than to learn from them? You may join one through a coach or mentor, respected colleague, through a live event, or even form your own with peers. by Donna Toothaker.

2014 100

Episode 241: What Sports Can Teach Us About Greatness with Don Yaeger

Productivityist

Don Yaeger is primarily sought to discuss lessons on achieving greatness, learned from first-hand experiences with some of the greatest sports legends in the world. Book: A Game Plan for Life: The Power of Mentoring. PODCAST don yaeger game plan mentoring podcast productivity sports

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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. After doing our research and taking other necessary steps, we are holding the first Learning at Sea for Executive Assistants and Administrative Assistants in March 2017.

2016 132

Assistant Certifications: free webinar replay & handout

Office Dynamics

We had an incredible webinar event with over 1,300 assistants registered to learn more about why, as an administrative professional, they should consider a career certification. We have listed each speaker and what the attendees will learn.

2015 225

Don’t Go it Alone! Grow Your Business With a Mastermind Group

Step It Up VA Coaching

A coach or mentor can be an invaluable asset to help us focus on priorities, and give us encouragement. Along with the coach/mentor guiding the group, your ideal mastermind group is made up of peers with extensive experience in their individual fields. What better way to become a big earner, than to learn from them? You may join one through a coach or mentor, respected colleague, through a live event, or even form your own with peers. by Donna Toothaker.

2011 109

From Executive Assistant to CEO

ProAssisting Blog

She has held many different positions throughout her 30 years working for the company but what is particularly interesting to us here at ProAssisting is how Ursula was mentored in the executive assistant position by her two different bosses.

2010 1006

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Customer service procedures and.

Service Untitled

You would take lessons, learn the skill, and try your newly learned abilities while accompanied by your coach or mentor. Offer role-playing, mentoring and carefully select those employees who can resolve, address and deal with customers in a positive manner.

How to Overcome Self-Help Fatigue and Make Inspiration Stick

Dumb Little Man

But I learned something else while researching why From the standpoint of generating lasting inspiration, our brains respond better to stories of conflict and struggle in the pursuit of something than they do to lists of motivational rules meant to bring bliss and success.

2013 285

8 Reasons Why You Should Work for a Tough Boss

ProAssisting Blog

Once you become trusted, these bosses can turn into mentors who will teach you what they know which then opens up career options for you down the road. Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

2010 1179

Website launch: What I learned about building the world’s best blog

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

As with anything new and exciting, there was a lot to learn. A mentor or role model acts like a compass during times of challenge, change and uncertainty. Welcome! At last, the new PeterShallard.com site is alive and kicking.

2010 67

4 Cures For Overcoming The Onset Of Mental Rigor Mortis

Dumb Little Man

Keep Learning People who work a job and who do additional study outside of their working hours attract advancement. Personally, I attend seminars, take online courses and position myself to learn new things at every opportunity. Development Goals Learning

2011 284

OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART I: AN EVENT OF DISTINCTION BEGINS

Office Dynamics

Meanwhile, the Office Dynamics team including Joan Burge and the conference’s featured expert presenters like Julie Perrine, Chrissy Scivique and Lucy Brazier flowed through the space, helping connect people with industry peers and mentors, sharing stories and smiles.

2014 176

Create the Career and Life You Want

Office Dynamics

In fact, Jasmine Freeman just talked to me about how many assistants are interested in learning about setting goals and mapping out a plan. You can use them as learning experiences. Your destiny is in your hands.

2016 141

Minute Taking

Laughing all the Way to Work

I wanted to progress in my career and knew if I was going to do that I would have to learn to take minutes. I'm the type of person that when I want to do something I learn everything there is about it. I have since learned it is a little bit more than I initially thought, but knowing the basics definitely helped and was the start of getting over the fear so I could then start to learn. The first time my boss asked me to take minutes I gulped and the fear took over.

2012 125

Lessons in Revolutionary Thinking

Office Dynamics

Activate Creative Potential: through the power of their stories… Make Our World Better: to become heroes of their careers and mentors to others. I help administrative professionals connect through the power of their stories to become heroes of their careers and mentors to others. . As she shared her stories, I was transported right along with her, from her earliest DECA mentoring experience, to the challenge of writing her first book, to her vision for an #AdminNation.

2017 106

Don't Let the Numbers Get You Down

On The Job

That means that you mentor others unselfishly, and give credit to others when it is due. They sat within a few feet of each other at work, and said they relished batting ideas back and forth all day, sharing what they learned. Tags: mentoring sharing ideas performance evaluations I’m the first to admit I have never been a math whiz.

2007 100

OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART III: The Final Day

Office Dynamics

Ultimately, our progress hinges on the quality relationships and authentic connections we make together, and whether we can implement what we learn. The final closing was emotional, as peers and mentors hugged and exchanged contact information.

2014 130