Why should an Assistant have a mentor?

Practically Perfect PA

Over the last few years, I have often written and spoken about the benefits of having a mentor. The relationship really can bring lots of fantastic benefits for both the mentor and the person receiving their advice.

Solopreneur Mentors

The Solopreneur Life

The Best Solopreneur Mentors Are The Ones You Can Model. 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.

Infographic: What can be gained from Mentoring?

The Small Business Blog

Mentoring can provide small businesses with numerous measurable benefits that better prepare them for the challenges of entrepreneurship. Business Infographics Business Mentors charitable causes charities charity infographic Mentoring Mentors

Facebook Live Interview with Mentors & Masterminds, Tara Browne

Office Dynamics

Mentors & Masterminds, a dating service for administrative professionals looking for their perfect mentor match! The post Facebook Live Interview with Mentors & Masterminds, Tara Browne appeared first on Office Dynamics. Tune in and hear Tara’s story on how this project was formed and where it’s going. It’s an interesting journey and we would love to know, is this something you’ll be using to advance your career?

Focus with Business Mentoring

The Small Business Blog

Business Mentoring could be just what you need to get your business back on track and you passion back in your life. … Read the full article here: Focus with Business Mentoring on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

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.

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 Find Your Mentor

Productivity Bits

Whatever stage you are in your career, you need a mentor. A mentor brings out the best in you. You might be the king of experts in your company but you still need a mentor. A mentor does not only bring out the best in you, he or she also does keep your ego in check so you don’t go out of bounds. How does a Mentor differ from a Teacher? Simply put, a Teacher is a “push&# , a Mentor is a “pull&#. How do you find your mentor?

What is Mentoring?

The Small Business Blog

Business mentors are one group of people who can be your sounding boards. But what is a business mentor and what can… Running a business can sometimes be a very lonely affair. Decisions are always on the to-do list, having someone as a sounding board can be an invaluable asset to every small business owner.

The Workplace Mentors From Hell

On The Job

I've never had a discussion about mentoring without someone offering a story about the mentor from hell. Finding a way to be diplomatic and not totally sabatoging a career while ditching a mentor at the first opportunity can be tough. Most mentees don't want to be disrespectful or unprofessional, but sometimes horrible mentors can push them to extreme measures. Is there a way to check out the credentials of a potential mentor before you make the commitment?

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.

Working with a Mentor is Invaluable

Office Organization Success

This week I also had a very productive brainstorming session with my mentor. We had a very busy Labor Day weekend, with lots to do around the house. But we did manage to get to the pool for the last weekend before it closes until next Summer. The outcome … I’m going to make some changes to the School for Online Business Success come October 1st; it’s something I’ve been thinking about for over a year but wasn’t sure whether it was the right thing to do.

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

The Solopreneur Life

Health Coach Exercise Goals MentorT his was written by Jen Waak, who pens a monthly health column for The Solopreneur Life. Jen Waak. As a solopreneur, you have a wide range of resources to help you succeed in your business.

Enterprise Rockers Launch Mentoring Scheme for Bankers and Politicians

The Small Business Blog

I am one of the “Head Roadies” of the Enterprise Rockers and I’m pleased to announce that we will be offering a free mentoring scheme for any bankers or politicians.

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?

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.

VentureConnect launches the Venture Mentoring Program

Brilliantly Better

VentureConnect, event dedicated to entrepreneurs in IT, technology and online launches Venture Mentoring – a series of monthly meetings. Each month, a VentureConnect mentor will meet entrepreneurs who need answers and solutions to the business problems they face. The first mentor is Radu Georgescu, Founder & Chairman GECAD Group meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 29, starting at 15.00. Business mentoring venture connect

Top 5 Tips for Small Biz Mentoring

The Small Business Blog

Top 5 Tips posts from the SME Blog are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. Work to fill the knowledge gaps that you are aware of in your business. Knowledge is power so surround yourself and your business with knowledgeable people. If you can’t find a suitable…

The Best Biz Mentors Can Be A Tad Crazy

The Small Business Blog

My Dad I reckon my first business mentor was my Dad. He started his own business, working from home, because, like many people I know, it was the best way of earning a living. His health was very poor so he had to pack in his job. In the five years between me being 13…

We have to raise each other up

Practically Perfect PA

Editor's notes Featured Mentoring admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantHappy International Women’s Day you AMAZING readers.

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Mentoring a Young Executive - Jodith Allen

Office Dynamics

At some point in your career, you are going to be working for someone who has never had an assistant before. 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. Understanding the Need to Delegate. In my experience, new executives have two hurdles to cross. First, they are used to doing everything themselves.

Mentoring a Young Executive - Jodith Allen

Office Dynamics

At some point in your career, you are going to be working for someone who has never had an assistant before. 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. Understanding the Need to Delegate. In my experience, new executives have two hurdles to cross. First, they are used to doing everything themselves.

Top 5 Tips for Working With a Mentor

The Small Business Blog

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. Make sure that the mentor is aware of what you want from them e.g. cashflow advice. E-Mail me or follow me.

Is it a good idea to get a coach or mentor?

The Small Business Blog

Do keep up. I’m sorry it has been a couple of weeks since my last effervescent erudition. I thought it best to go into hiding for a little while – two reasons. Firstly, ever since I was papped topless whilst reading ’50 shades of” I’ve been stalked by a sweat of billionaire businessmen (not sure…

When the music fades…

The Small Business Blog

What are your mentors saying? Business Failure business failure Business Mentors MentoringThe flow of the rhythm… the rush of the beat… the adrenaline pumping! Oh, the thrill of dancing!

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A Lesson From Beckham

The Small Business Blog

Business Mentoring lessons learnt On the day that David Beckham announced that he will be retiring from professional football, I felt compelled to put aside the theme I’d been planning and write this piece instead.

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Desperately seeking support for your business? 3 tips for finding it without blowing your budget!

The Small Business Blog

If you have the money, then a good mentor is worth every penny. Peer mentoring. I personally benefit from this informal type of mentoring and highly recommend it if you can partner up with the right person. Obviously, this type of mentoring works particularly well if there is someone you already know and get on well with within your professional network. I remember once receiving an invitation to join a ‘mastermind’ group of female entrepreneurs.

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5 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know: Tips From Real Businesspeople

Small Business CEO

… Entrepreneurs business tips entrepreneurship startup mentoringUnless you’re keeping news of your pending launch tightly under wraps, you’ve probably been inundated by well-wishes and offers of assistance. Whether you know it or not, you’ve got a lot of people rooting for you.

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What is Personal Effectiveness?

The Small Business Blog

Business Advice Business Mentoring Business Psychology Personal Effectiveness For most of my professional life I have been employed, by both large and small organisations, and in between these periods I have set up and run a number of small businesses.

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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. personal Mentor Stephen CoveyThe sad news came out earlier today that author and personal development guru, Stephen Covey, passed away.

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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. 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.

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Goat-ing Things Done with PJ Jonas

Productivityist

Mentoring and teaching future leaders. Podcast feedback goat milk mentoring parenting structure weekly episodeOn this episode of the podcast, I’m joined by PJ Jonas of Goat Milk Stuff. PJ is a wife, homeschooling parent, farmer and also a business owner.

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“Your Pseudo Emotional Newsletters Suck”

The Solopreneur Life

Mr. Horrell was the basketball coach for our eighth- and ninth-grade seasons at Ridge Junior High in Mentor, Ohio. Copywriting Basketball Criticism Mentor Ohio Writing T oday I’m going to explain why speaking your mind in your blog is good for business. To do that, I first need to tell you about Mr. Horrell. I remember two things Mr. Horrell told us: 1. “Don’t give up the baseline when playing defense.”

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20 ways to impress your Executive

Practically Perfect PA

A few years ago I had a really brilliant mentor. She started working for my organisation just a few months before I started, but she had been working for my Executive for a few years and had followed her from their previous firm.

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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. 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.

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Someone in Your Corner

On The Job

That’s why mentors can prove to be a gift from the gods for those who need someone not only providing advice based on experience, but a supportive pat on the back when it’s needed. The advantage of having a mentor is that is gives you a person who will provide honest feedback in a secure environment. While many companies help workers set up mentoring relationships, there are times when an employee may want to seek out help confidentially. Tags: mentoring

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Five Steps for Survival When You've Been Verbally Reprimanded

On The Job

This is a good opportunity to find a mentor who is willing to give you honest feedback and help steer you back on course. Everyone knows that when a boss starts "paper-trailing" you -- giving you written reprimands that go into your personnel file -- you're in deep doo-doo.

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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.

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The Productivityist Podcast 57: Crafting Coaches with Tony Stubblebine

Productivityist

Podcast coach coaching frameworks leadership mentoring productivityOn this episode of the podcast, I talk with Tony Stubblebine of Coach.me.

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How to Choose a Coach Who’s Right for You

Dumb Little Man

It is for this reason that many people choose to seek the help of a mentor or coach to aid in their development. The first step in finding a mentor or coach is to determine a person that you believe has the qualities that will benefit you the most. Even if this is not the case, they may know others who would be willing to take on the role of a mentor. Once you have a person in mind as a potential mentor, meet up with that individual. A mentor’s help can only go so far.

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