Should I Hire a Career Coach?

Should I Hire a Career Coach?

From humankind’s earliest days, mentors and coaches have been a significant ingredient in the careers of many accomplished individuals.  As they reported in Fast Company in 2006, Jim Bolt and Brian Underhill conducted a study that found that 56 percent …
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Considering a Reverse Mentoring Program?

Considering a Reverse Mentoring Program?

I first started talking about reverse mentoring in 2007, when I did a presentation to Campbell Soup global leadership about the Millennial generation.  The company went on to develop a so-termed “bridge network” to connect promising young professionals with entrenched …
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Should You Ever Work for Free?

Should You Ever Work for Free?

In a still-uncertain economy, this is a question that’s on a lot of people’s minds, especially leaders who are looking to enhance their skills and network.  Some consider taking internship or volunteer positions to break ground in a new industry, …
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