How to Be a Mentor.

March 22, 2011

Last month I wrote a post about whether or not a person needs a mentor, coach or friend. This morning I read Midori Connolly’s wonderful post about her journey seeking a mentor.  Today I will share my thoughts on what I think are the qualities of a good mentor. Mentor someone who you like and…

Making Connections Personal.

March 18, 2011

Yesterday I received a call from Jack Vincent. He connected to me through my blog and via Twitter. I asked him a few questions online and he decided he wanted to take the time to properly introduce himself. Wow. Shocking.  I have to admit that I was first surprised when Jack called, but after chatting…

Are You a Resource?

March 17, 2011

I met my friends Melissa and Frannie at the gym. Last night while we were at dinner, they shared with me that when they first met me, they wanted to be my friend because I was resourceful. I told them that they could buy boxing gloves on Amazon, where to find the best treats at Costco…

Thinking Outside of Our Little Worlds.

March 10, 2011

There are three basic professional worlds that I live in: Professional Services/Accounting; Events/Association; and Social Media/Technology. For the most part, the people who I meet in these worlds don’t intersect all that often. There is some cross-over, but in general, I have daily exposure to people that all have very different values and different perspectives.…

There’s a Spark in You.

March 1, 2011

“Do you know that there’s still a chance for you. Cause there’s a spark in you. You just gotta ignite the light. And let it shine. Just own the night. Like the Fourth of July. Cause baby you’re a firework. Come on show ’em what you’re worth” – Lyrics from Katy Perry’s Firework. I love…