Finding Inspiration – Mentors who shape our lives

Finding Inspiration – Mentors who shape our lives

When you were young, who was your hero? Do you still have heroes? Who are your guiding lights, the people who have and are shaping your life? While walking along the beach on a beautiful Autumn day recently – a privilege in my retirement! – I was...
Building a Resilient Youth: The Power of Mentoring

Building a Resilient Youth: The Power of Mentoring

I am continually reminded of the importance of young people understanding that they are responsible for the choices they make each day; that every choice has a consequence and, if they are experiencing challenging times or abuse of any sort, they can choose to speak...
10 Strategies to become an effective mentor and leader

10 Strategies to become an effective mentor and leader

While enjoying a cup of coffee, I was reflecting on the many leaders I have either worked under or met during the past five decades. Which were the leaders I had the most respect for? What specific management or leadership qualities or skills did they possess? A few...
6 Mentoring lessons from the grandkids for all age groups

6 Mentoring lessons from the grandkids for all age groups

I am well into the writing of a new book promoting the spirit of mentoring which is due out in 2024. There is a lot of doom and gloom in the global marketplace. We seem to be desperately short of global leaders with integrity who genuinely care and are striving, no...