Professor Ellen Ensher

Professor Ellen Ensher:
Discussions on Mentoring, Management, and Media

What do Mentors Really Want from Proteges?: 4 Quick Ideas

What do Mentors Really Want from their Protégés?: 4 Quick Ideas I get asked “What do mentors really want anyway?” I wish there was a magic potion I could share with you that would create perfectly satisfying mentor-protégé relationships. Although … Continue reading


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How to Get a Mentor in 6 Easy Steps

Know Thyself. figure out your goals, wishes, and ideas about what you want.  I would like you invite you to take some pressure off. You do not have to know your exact interest in order to connect with a mentor. This … Continue reading


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What is Mentoring Anyway?

Last week I had the opportunity to lead a discussion board on mentoring which was a great opportunity to make some of my implicit ideas about, exactly what is mentoring more explicit. Here are some quick thoughts on how to mentor. … Continue reading


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The Magic of Matching Mentors and Proteges

  The Magic of Matching Mentors and Proteges  A few musings from: Ellen A. Ensher, Ph.D. February 6, 2012 In the movie, Jerry Maguire, the character, Dorothy (Renee Zellweger), says to Jerry (Tom Cruise), “You Complete Me….”  In this moment, … Continue reading


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Newsweek Article on Job outlook for 2012 graduates

http://money.usnews.com/money/careers/articles/2011/10/07/job-outlook-improving-for-class-of-2012 Here is the link to the Newsweek Article about a brighter outlook for 2012 graduates


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