Mentorship: How to be the Best Mentee

Mentorship: How to be the Best Mentee

You get out what you put in As discussed last week, a mentor with the right approach is necessary for constructive and productive mentorship. Yet, even more responsibility falls on the mentee. The fact is, many mentees approach mentorship for the wrong reasons. Their...
Mentorship: Being a Great Mentor

Mentorship: Being a Great Mentor

A mentor is more than just a font of wisdom. My first and greatest mentor was my father. His wisdom is something I carry with me always. “Make yourself as indispensable as possible to your boss, but remember nobody is indispensable,” is career advice he gave me that I...
The Right (and Wrong) Way to Solicit on LinkedIn

The Right (and Wrong) Way to Solicit on LinkedIn

I recently posted a simple question – and brief explanation – about how people handle LinkedIn connections who immediately solicit you. I must have touched a nerve, because it went a bit viral. You can check out the post here. As you can see, it seems like I’ve...
How You Can Build Better Business Relationships

How You Can Build Better Business Relationships

What’s the one thing your company can do to strengthen its relationships? Business relationships are hard, right? There’s so much background noise and posturing and it makes being our true selves nearly impossible. It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. Part...