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Mentorship Panel – Toronto Small Business Forum

Thursday, October 27, 2016

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Source: StartUp Here Toronto Panel: Dave Wilkin, Hugh Chow, Devon Brooks, Jeremy O’Krafka, Debbie Fung Q: How do you seek out mentorship? A: Connect through incubators, 10k coffees platform and startup events. @enterprisetoronto Has a great mentorship program. A: Do your research. Intentionally seek out someone who has knowledge beyond you personal experience. Do they […]

How to build CONNECTION: A necessity to building community

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

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How to build CONNECTION: A necessity to building community

In order for any mentoring relationship and community to work, its managers and members MUST know how to build a feeling of connection with one another. Connection occurs when people feel they can trust somebody and share a common story such that they are inspired to be part of each other’s lives and be a […]

How to follow up from your mentor meeting to create great results & a meaningful relationship

Thursday, January 30, 2014

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How to follow up from your mentor meeting to create great results & a meaningful relationship

Having a good follow up procedure from each mentor meeting is important to ensure that the mentor and mentee gain value from their interactions and they develop a meaningful mentoring relationship. In Module 3 of CYBF’s FREE Mentorship Crash Course recommends sending a recap e-mail to your mentor after each meeting as a follow up procedure. Recapping […]

Stages of mentoring relationships

Thursday, January 23, 2014

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Stages of mentoring relationships

Today we review what CYBF identifies as the three stages of a mentoring relationship. I’ve added in my mentorship experiences to showcase what they look like in real-time; note that these experiences are highlighting informal mentoring relationships. You can discover more in Module 2 of CYBF’s Mentorship Crash Course. 1. Establishing the relationship Your role: […]

How to communicate with your mentor

Monday, January 20, 2014

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How to communicate with your mentor

Today we explore how to communicate with your mentor, which is one of the components discussed in Module 2 of CYBF’s FREE Mentorship Crash Course: What can I expect?. There are three main areas outlined to focus on: 1. Regular communication “Meet face-to-face at least once a month with your mentor to keep the momentum […]

7 Habits of MENTORready Entrepreneurs

Saturday, June 16, 2012

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7 Habits of MENTORready Entrepreneurs

I love success stories – they highlight what’s possible for all entrepreneurs – but typically only a small portion are implementing effectively.  What’s the secret of these successful entrepreneurs – they usually have better habits. This past Wednesday, I met Edith Leaver Founder Sunny McGaw.  We connected over LinkedIn the week prior – I usually don’t […]

MENTORready – Lessons from the World’s Largest Business Mentoring Event

Saturday, June 9, 2012

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MENTORready – Lessons from the World’s Largest Business Mentoring Event

On May 14th, MENTORnetwork was involved in producing the World’s Largest Business Mentoring Event at the Ontario Centres of Excellence Discovery12 Conference.  328 mentors and protégés completed 24 x 3-minute speed mentoring sessions, setting a new Guinness World Record in the process. Over the upcoming weeks, I’m going to be sharing many of the lessons […]

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 […]

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