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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 […]

21st Century Learning = Mentorship (My TED Talk)

Mon, Aug 20, 2012

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21st Century Learning = Mentorship (My TED Talk)

A few weeks ago I was meeting with a Professor from an Indian Technical College.  He’s here in Ontario learning about our model for Innovation Centres, to take back some of the practices that are driving our technology developments forward. He told me about an initiative that they are currently undertaking to revolutionize the education […]

Toronto Entrepreneur Mentorship Programs

Thu, Aug 2, 2012

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Toronto Entrepreneur Mentorship Programs

Change Inc CYBF Startup Program CYBF moMENTum Driven Accelerator Group EO Forum Groups  Evan Carmichael Entrepreneur Mastermind Extreme Startups MaRS Commons MaRS JOLT Mentor Exchange Ryerson DMZ School for Social Entrepreneurs Summer Company – Enterprise Toronto The Next 36 TiE Women In Leadership Youth Social Innovation Capital Fund

Student Competitions are Opportunities to Meet Mentors

Fri, Mar 2, 2012

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Tonight as I judged Laurier Entrepreneurship Competition – I was struck not only by the entrepreneurial talent of the competitors, but also by the pedigree of the judging panel: Colleen Moorehead – Founder of E*Trade and Chief Client Officer at Osler Ted Hastings – President at Cyberplex Marc de Grave – Embedded Executive and VP Business […]

Her confidence soared…

Thu, Jan 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

Wed, Jan 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 […]

MENTORnetwork Launch

Sat, Jan 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).  […]

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

Tue, Jan 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

Tue, Jan 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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