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Find Mentors at Home, School and Work

January 30th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetMy first corporate intern, Necole Merritt, LAGRANT Foundation founder Kim Hunter, Entergy’s Patty Riddlebarger and I discussed mentorship and career advice at Dillard University’s Mentoring Forum this week. LAGRANT scholarship recipient Danielle Miller, a Dillard senior, organized the program attended by nearly 100 students, and she wrote the following guest post. By Danielle Miller NEW […]

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Tags: Future Leaders · Guest Post · Mentorship

Take a Moment to Say Thanks to Your Mentors

November 23rd, 2015 · No Comments

Tweet Before we get too distracted by the holidays, this is the perfect week to remember and thank those who have been helpful to you and your career. In some cases, they will be surprised by the thought, but you can bet they will be very happy to hear from you. While in Atlanta recently […]

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How to Be The Best Possible Mentee

November 2nd, 2015 · No Comments

TweetA lot has been written about what it takes to be a good mentor, so I was pleased to see the Plank Center focus on the mentee side of the relationship in interviews with six impressive communication leaders honored by their peers last week during the sixth annual “Milestones in Mentoring” gala in Chicago. Honorees answered a […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Mentorship · Volunteerism

Tips for Creating Authentic Mentorship Experiences

October 21st, 2015 · No Comments

Tweet “Mentoring is really one of the strongest ways to spell success in public relations.” These wise words from the late Betsy Plank, namesake of The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations, rang true last night in the “Mentoring Matters” Twitter chat sponsored by the Center. Public relations professionals, educators and students chimed in […]

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Networking: How I Became a “Hunter”

October 9th, 2015 · No Comments

TweetSomeone recently asked me, “How can I become a stronger networker and turn relationships into business?” I thought about the question for a while before answering. What have I gained from the multitude of events and professional mixers I have attended through the years? It was not always easy for me to network, how did […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Guest Post · Mentorship