Robin's Mentoring Matters Blog

Encourage and inspire youth to reach their potential
7 Key Mentoring Life Lessons

7 Key Mentoring Life Lessons

I continue my writing journey, racing towards the deadline to send the completed manuscrip to my publisher, incredibly grateful for the positive words of encouragement I have received from people who were interested in reading an early draft. I am so conscious of the...

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14 top motivators for employers of young adults

14 top motivators for employers of young adults

I have such gratitude for the people who moved alongside me and guided me in a variety of ways when I entered the workforce during difficult and challenging economic and political times. There were so many unknowns - what was the future looking like? How do I budget?...

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A revolutionary and unique approach to mentoring

A revolutionary and unique approach to mentoring

Looking for some quick tips and ideas to encourage your work with teenagers - as a teacher, coach, parent, grandparent, or youth worker? Perhaps you feel you would like more training, or a refresher course, to prepare you for a mentoring role, though struggle to free...

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10 Proven Principles of Good Parenting

10 Proven Principles of Good Parenting

How is your child feeling today? How do you know? Have you any idea what their fears might be or what makes them genuinely happy and contented? Does your child have behavior problems? Your relationship with your child requires ongoing attention. In his book, The Ten...

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10 Encouraging life lessons from my cancer journey

10 Encouraging life lessons from my cancer journey

Do you ever feel lost for words when a friend or colleague is facing a serious challenge in their lives? Do you know anyone who has been struck down with cancer? Anyone who might be on that journey at the moment? A young person needing encouragement? Someone,...

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