How to Get a Mentor

It’s common knowledge: Mentors are important to our career success. However, recent research shows that while 76 percent of people think a mentor is important, only...

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5 Successful Women Share Their Best Advice for Finding a Mentor

For many women, the key to success is mentorship. Finding a mentor can be valuable for every professional woman, especially those working...

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5 Ways a Mentor Can Help You Get a Promotion

Let’s start by getting one thing straight: a mentor can’t actually get you a promotion. The hard part of impressing an employer...

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How to Ask Someone to Be Your Mentor

There’s no doubt that a great mentor can be invaluable to your career — after all, mentors are able to provide you...

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6 Ways to Get the Most Out of a Leadership Coach

As a new executive or entrepreneur, you’re probably juggling what feels like a million competing priorities all at once. Big changes are...

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Sponsors vs. Mentors: What’s the Difference & Why It Matters

Mentorships help professionals learn about their fields and roles from senior practitioners.  Mentors serve as advisors, helping mentees shape their ambitions and...

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5 Things You Can Do to Learn the Most From Your Mentor

Whether it’s through my day job working in communications and public relations at FCB Global or my post as an adjunct professor...

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Why Being Vulnerable at Work Is a Good Thing

Let’s be honest… No matter how successful or advanced, every pro was once an amateur. At some point, they needed the one...

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Want To Become A Mentor? Start By Reading This

As the senior associate of mentors and volunteers at the nonprofit Chicago Scholars, I work to recruit, train and manage a large...

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11 New Year’s Resolutions That’ll Get You Promoted This Year

How do you demonstrate that you’re ready for a promotion? If you’re a new professional, hoping to advance to a mid-level position,...

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4 Ways to Double Down On Creating The Life You Want

If you’re just starting out in your career, getting your foot in the door is a huge challenge on its own. Don’t...

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4 Ways to Ask for Advice Without Being Annoying

Asking for help can be tough. It’s almost implicit we want something anytime we sidle up to a mentor’s desk or drop...

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