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    Blog: Discussions on Mentoring and Management

    Organizational Behavior Tip: Please Don’t Sniff Me In the Elevator!

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    Yesterday, my colleague sniffed me in the elevator again. Over the past 15 years of teaching at LMU, he has probably sniffed me in the…

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    Will Civil Rights for GLBT Employees be the “New Normal?”

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            Kissing: fun to do and entertaining to watch on TV.  After my first week back to teaching I was having a Professor…

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    What “ True Color” Should Your Mentor or Protégé Be?

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    I am a big fan of using the True Colors assessment with my students and clients when I teach them about mentoring. The True colors…

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    How Much is a Mentor Worth? Is Mark Cuban the Grinch or kind Saint Nick?

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    In this week’s episode of Shark Tank, the owner of one of my favorite local companies, LivingChristmas.com, went on Shark Tank. Now, I know I…

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    Twerking and Other Interesting Insights gained through Community Based Learning

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    What does twerking have to do with a service learning project that emphasizes learning about organizational behavior and human resource management at a Jesuit University?…

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    What Media teaches us about Management

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    I think there is tremendous value in using media to explicate concepts in management. Viewers today are very sophisticated and used to seeing a lot…

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    Mentoring Archetypes: Who’s Your Favorite?

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    ABC’s Shark Tank has become one of my favorite shows on television. It is addicting to watch this show and root for the underdog and…

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    Mentoring and the Karate Kid

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    Everybody learns in different ways. Some of us are more auditory, or visual or kinesthetic. I love to use media clips to demonstrate learning points.…

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    Inspirational Mentors: Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook

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    Ideally, our mentors serve as positive role models for us in addition to giving us career and emotional support. However, I want to introduce the…

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    SHARE Your Talents: Why does community based learning matter anyway?

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    It’s Fall. For those of us on a Los Angeles university campus, this means midterm exams, switching over from sandals to boots, conference paper deadlines,…

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    Why Mentoring Relationships Can Fail or Succeed

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    It is almost midterm exam season again so I have being thinking a lot about success strategies and failure. In particular, why do mentoring relationships…

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