So you want to find a good mentor?

How do I find myself a mentor? Is a question often asked by anyone fully invested in their development. Because a mentor offers experience, encouragement, growth and many other benefits, it’s no wonder they are so highly sought. From observation, I notice a lot of people make the same mistake – they desire attaining a … Continue reading So you want to find a good mentor?

You are your friends

This post was originally posted in March 2015 and has been reposted to illustrate some of the work I am writing on Medium.com. "Birds of a feather flock together" Friends are the biggest influence in our lives, even more than family. If you don't believe me, look at many school reports for badly behaved children.  They … Continue reading You are your friends

Learning how to drive

Trying to Passing my driving test, exposed me to some of the worst advice I ever received. "You've failed your test, just book straight back onto it..." this didn't consider that I should reflect where I went wrong or find a better teacher - this resulted in a waste of time and money. A Pattern … Continue reading Learning how to drive

Good Mentor/Bad Mentor

As I try to make my way up the career ladder I have found the support of others is essential.  I really do miss having a good mentor to coach me and call me out on any bullshit though. I have a number of experiences of 'mentors'  - one was good, one was bad. Good Mentor … Continue reading Good Mentor/Bad Mentor

Friends and Self-Improvement

"Birds of a feather flock together" Friends are the biggest influence in our lives, even more than family. If you don't believe me, look at many school reports for badly behaved children.  They will be full of things like: He is a good person, he's just in the wrong crowd.,,,, She has potential but her … Continue reading Friends and Self-Improvement