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What Does It Take to Be a Role Model?

At a recent workshop on Mentoring, I stressed to the audience composed of mentors and mentees that one of the key roles for mentors was to be role models. I can imagine that this landed on some of the mentors like a lead balloon. No, they could never be “off”; they...

Are You AWOL?

Are you finding yourself daydreaming at your desk? Are you unable to complete even the simplest tasks because thoughts of walks in the sunshine and swimming in the ocean get in your way? Are you planning your next round of golf even as you prepare for your next...

What Is Your Mindset?

Recently I reread parts of Carol Dweck’s inspiring book Mindset. It was in part to gather information for a workshop I am researching (more about this in a future note).  It is not often that you find a book that links together ideas found in other books dealing with...

When Is It Time to Stop Learning? Never!

Have you ever had a “driveway moment?” As a frequent NPR listener, especially while driving, I have more than once stayed stuck in my car, listening to a story even after arriving at my destination.  When the story is compelling, it is hard to walk away, even if on a...