Mentoring/Careers

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    Dining with the Dead and My Mentoring Questions

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    If you could pick one dead person from your field to have dinner with who would it be and what would you ask them? This was the intriguing premise of…

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    Why Mentoring is Gaining Momentum

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    12 years ago, I gave a presentation on mentoring the World Presidents Organization (this organization consists of executives and leaders from a variety of industries). In my break out session…

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    Mentoring vs. Sponsorship: Clickbait or Conundrum?

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    Imagine 10,000 Business Professor converging on Disneyland! Yep-that was the scene at this year’s annual Academy of Management meeting in Anaheim. I love this conference as I get to catch…

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    Leadership and the Art of the Annual Motorcycle Trip

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    Whoo! School is back in session and I am so happy to be back at LMU and meet my wonderful new students! I must say however, that September is kicking…

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    Go Beyond the Brand: Get a Social Media Philosophy

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    Recently I got my feelings hurt. I am putting together a Fulbright application and I have to write about five significant professional accomplishments. One of these accomplishments was my Tedx…

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    Career Defining Moments: Some Thoughts and New Mentor Research

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    What have been some of the defining moments in your life? How have these defining moments impacted your career? These are some of questions my co-authors (Troy Nielson and Wesley…

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    Using SMART goals to meet Bill Clinton

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    “Fortune Smiles on the Brave” 10 years ago I met President Bill Clinton at a fancy fundraiser when my friend, Joye, and I found ourselves in the VIP photo line…

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    Needs theory in action: Pulling out your hair to pull all A’s

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    This guest post comes from Sage Miller, who is a student in my Managing People and Organizations class at LMU (this class is a combo HR/OB core course). I love…

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