3 Smart Strategies for Finding a Mentor

Finding a Mentor

Finding a mentor is one of the most important finds you can make.
Julie, my church youth leader in high school, was such a mentor.  She was fun. She could laugh at herself, even at her few extra pounds and love lost on what seemed a never-ending string of almost boyfriends.
She was wise beyond her years, coaching me to focus on my studies (unless there was something more interesting going on), and to wear the skirts with the longer hemlines when I came to church.

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What is the Real Goal of Mentoring?

real goal of mentoring

It seems like everyone is thinking about GOALS this past couple of weeks. At least anyone who . . .

has a pulse,
lives anywhere on the planet,
has an interest in a 69.5 centimeter circumference ball that is being kicked madly and passionately all around Brazil.

Hail the World Cup 2014!

And hail the importance of goals.

Ask Chile’s Gonzalo Jaro if goals are important. (His penalty shoot-out kick clanked off the right goal post against Brazil this week. Chile lost out.)

Ask Brazil’s Julio Cesar, the goalkeeper that willed his team to victory in that same matchup. Brazil walked away with the win and advanced to the next round.

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Lori Bachman created The MentorShift Group to equip mentors and mentees with a practical and powerful mentoring system. The system is designed to equip those who use it to, not only flourish in their own mentoring relationships, but to be able to transfer its success to others as well.