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5 GREAT REASONS TO BECOME A MENTOR

August 13, 2020

By: Seyi Bamidele (Mentoring Her) Have you thought of mentoring but not sure exactly why people do it? Want to know what mentors get out of it? Read on as I highlight some of the great reasons that I have found to mentor others. What Is Mentoring? Mentoring is...

The Triangle Offense of Mentoring

August 6, 2020

By: Jermaine N. Johnson CEO/Founder of Reality Check Mentoring, Inc. When we think, speak, or hear about teamwork it’s often associated with sports or the workplace. Successful teams have strong communication, great leadership, organizational skills, focus on goals and results, and team members that contribute a fair share. Ideally,...

Mentoring: A Perspective

July 23, 2020

By: Future Endeavors If there is one thing that many adults can agree on, it’s that adolescents and children alike should have good influences around. Specifically, an influencer whose job is to advise, motivate, and support them as a mentor. It’s well known that adolescents go through crucial developmental...

Mentorship & Fatherhood: Are They the Same?

July 16, 2020

By: Carlos J. Avent, M.S. “Do you think being a father and being a mentor are the same?” I was asked this question while doing an interview about my book, 10 Extraordinary Lessons from an Ordinary Dad. The interviewer just happened to have been a good friend of mine...

Remind Me. What is the Definition of Freedom?

July 16, 2020

By: Sara Haile Selam Cedra (Peace Family), The origins of most names hold history, exhibit praise, express honor, and sometimes the meaning behind your own name can hold so much weight that it defines who you are, should and/or will become. Names are beyond the motive of identification.    “My...

To be Especially Proud

July 16, 2020

By: Maranda Carlson Pride: normally defined as, a feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one’s own achievements, the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated, or from qualities or possessions that are widely admired. Except,  Pride means something so much more during the month of...

We Need to Tackle (Responsibly) These Issues Head On

July 16, 2020

By: Sadiq Ali Now what? This has been a really tough several weeks for our country. Personally, I haven’t been this sad or emotionally drained in a while. I’ve cried listening to people on TV share their truth. I’ve cried listening to the countless stories of friends and family...

An Honoring of Mentors

July 9, 2020

By: Horace Anding Wow, my first blog entry ever and I was really trying to think of what to discuss. That’s when I got inspired by a song entitled “Will” by Joyner Lucas.  He wrote this song about his idol Will Smith and pays homage to how much Will inspires...

Mental Health Awareness

May 19, 2020

By:Maranda Carlson Hi Beautiful People, I want to bring insight into how important the month of May is. This month brings awareness to something that is near and dear to my heart: mental health. However, I think this May, with the times we are in, it is more important...