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Mentoring Requires More Than Good Intention

by Lois Zachary It takes time and work. It requires knowledge, competency, skill and a planned strategy. Mentors and mentees who come to mentoring prepared, and know what to expect, report more fulfilling and mutually satisfying mentoring relationships. So what … Continue reading

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Successful Entrepreneurs: How to Find a Good Mentor

Are You Working In The Business or Working On The Business? If you are an entrepreneur and trying to go it alone, think again. You may have a great idea, an innovative product and a business strategy but before long … Continue reading

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Effective Decision-Making through 3 Key Soft Skills

by Lois Zachary Do you often rush decision-making because of a deadline? You don’t have time to get input or have a full understanding of the issue. Then, when it comes to implementation, does it feel like your team is … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Protect and Manage Your Most Precious Asset

There’s probably nothing more valuable than time. We’re given a set amount of “pieces” or tools that we can use to accomplish goals. The one limiting factor will be time. Will we make our deadlines? Will we manage our team and resources toward … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Creating Lapdogs at Work

  “Lap dogs historically were kept in many societies around the world by individuals with leisure time, as docile companion animals with no working function.” Wikipedia We’ve all seen “lap dogs” at work.  They can be seen as the favorites of the boss … Continue reading

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All About Mentoring and Asking Good Questions

by Lois Zachary Ever been asked a really good question that gets the wheels turning in your head about your future? If you’re young, that question could be about whether you want to head up a company one day and … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Bridge the Millennial Divide

by Lois Zachary Think about people you know who are approximately your age. The likelihood is that you and your age cohort exhibit similar behavior patterns, workplace expectations, communication styles and expressions, and also share common historical reference points and memories. … Continue reading

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