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Archive | January, 2011

Her confidence soared…

Thursday, January 20, 2011

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Her confidence soared…

“Her confidence soared as she realized she had something to offer.” A New Canadian with a backgroung in Food Management, Tolulope didn’t really hit her stride in Canada until she engaged a mentor and showed what she was made of as a volunteer.  Check out her mentorship success story in the Toronto Star.  This is […]

Mentoring – Guest Post by Donna Messer

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

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Mentoring – Guest Post by Donna Messer

Mentoring is increasingly being recognized as important in career and small business development. It has been acknowledged that companies thrive when they have some form of mentoring as part of their growth. The trend toward mentoring has grown dramatically throughout the world and today, many companies automatically assigning a mentor to new employees. The following […]

My Vision Doc

Monday, January 17, 2011

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My Vision Doc

“The first step toward creating an improved future is developing the ability to envision it. VISION will ignite the fire of passion that fuels our commitment to do WHATEVER IT TAKES to achieve excellence. Only VISION allows us to transform dreams of greatness into the reality of achievement through human action. VISION has no boundaries […]

MENTORnetwork Launch

Saturday, January 15, 2011

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MENTORnetwork Launch

10 years can fly by! In January 2001, I began writing a business plan for a concept I called StudentPD (Professional Development).  I was in my final semester of university and saw many of my friends making career decisions that didn’t seem to align to who I’d known them to be (their values and goals).  […]

When you’re in a slump…

Saturday, January 15, 2011

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When you’re in a slump…

Two and a half years ago I felt unfulfilled.  Work wasn’t exciting.  I was struggling through a separation and my connection with my friends and family wasn’t great.  After years of feeling like I knew who I was and what I wanted, I was in a SLUMP. “And when you’re in a slump, you’re not […]

What is a Mentor?

Friday, January 14, 2011

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What is a Mentor?

As we go through the “What Next” phase of life, it’s easy to get lost in the challenges and struggles right in front of us.  So often, we can’t see the resources, connections and opportunities that are surrounding us—but just out of reach.  What if we had a trusted advisor with a 10,000 foot view […]

MENTORnetwork Launch at JCI Toronto’s Apres Work Social @ The Ballroom

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

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MENTORnetwork Launch at JCI Toronto’s Apres Work Social @ The Ballroom

Jeremy will be celebrating the launch of MENTORnetwork at JCI Toronto’s Apres Work Social @ The Ballroom, Wednesday, February 26 starting at 6pm.

JCI Toronto – “How to Find a Mentor” Workshop

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

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JCI Toronto – “How to Find a Mentor” Workshop

In this workshop, MENTORnetwork Founder Jeremy O’Krafka will explore: The “what’s” and “why’s” of mentorship (how you can benefit from mentorship in your career) A Mentorship Roadmap Exercises in determining: What you’re looking for in a mentor How/where you can meet them Guidelines for effective mentor interaction To Register – go to: http://guestli.st/42150

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