Kerry DeBauge

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How to Avoid the Messy Mentor-Mentee Breakup

The laws that dictate a successful mentor-mentee relationship aren’t any different from those that dictate a personal relationship: know what you …

Queen Bee syndrome is a myth, women do help each other rise to top

In fact, the real reason for the shortage of women in top positions is down to men still clinging on to control, according to new reserach by Columbia Business School<p>The theory that women who rise to the top of their profession try to stop other women succeeding is a myth, new research has …

Corporate social responsibility home page

Corporate Social Responsibility<p>We empower social change agents with technology and expertise. Our goal: Accelerate global problem solving to benefit people, society, and the planet.<p>Our impact<p>Stronger working together<p>Our corporate social responsibility initiatives drive partnerships that scale …

‘Reverse mentoring’ gives Gen Y workers boost of confidence

Millennials will dominate nearly 75 per cent of the work force in Canada by 2028, according to recent estimates.<p>Generation Y is entering the world of business as a digitally literate group, craving feedback and prepared to challenge traditional ways. As the landscape begins to shift, baby boomers …

What Every Mentor Should Know

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a mentor you want your time and your experience to make a difference. But mentorships, while rewarding, are not without their frustrations. Luckily, just adjusting your approach can remove a lot of unnecessary hurdles and …

Women in Tech

Advice From Top Women Leaders About Finding a Mentor

I’m often surprised when young ambitious women ask me how to find a mentor. It’s something that I think most professional women would not find challenging. Yet, this question persists.<p>This was validated by my recent interview with Carolyn Lawrence, President and CEO of Women of Influence, Inc.<p>I was …

Want A More Satisfying Career? Become A Mentor

If you’re not currently mentoring someone, it’s time to ask yourself: “Why not?” You may feel you don’t have anything to share as you’re not experienced enough or considered a tenured professional. Maybe you don’t know who would be a good fit as your mentee or just don’t have any time.<p>But avoiding …

Body Language For Mentors

Warren Bennis, one of the most prominent authorities on organizational development and leadership, was speaking at a conference I attended. An audience member asked if Bennis had ever made the following statement: “Leadership is 85% character.” Bennis paused and answered, “Probably. But I’d change …

Male Executives Are Afraid To Mentor Young Women, And It’s Holding Them Back : The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

<i>Editors Note: Although this story is about women in the workforce, it has significant implications for the young adults who will be entering the work</i> …

How To Find A Mentor

<b>Who do you turn to when facing a tough decision?</b> Do you have someone you can depend on for good, solid, reliable advice when you are …

Self-improvement

Seven Do's And Don'ts For Mentors

I just finished reading Sheryl Sandberg’s <i>Lean In</i>, and the “Are You My Mentor?” chapter really stood out for me because it highlighted an issue I’ve grappled with for years: how awkward and ineffective a formal mentorship can be. There’s already plenty of advice for young people on how to be good …

An Amazing Mentor Isn't Going To Appear And Solve All Of Your Problems

It comes up often in Office Hours. I'm partially biased to Sheryl Sandberg's answer and not just because she used my lean in story as an example, but because it worked. I reached out to a powerful woman I admired and asked how I could help her with her work (even if it was in my free time). She put …

Three top tips for mending 'patchy' mentoring schemes for public sector women

When senior executives talk about their careers and what helped them succeed, they often praise their mentors. Our five-country research study found …

Mentor Matching: The HuffPost Girls In STEM Program

<b>Editor's Note:</b> This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affecting women in science, technology, engineering and math.<p>Last year, after a team discussion where we lamented the amount of tangible resources available …

How To Find And Use A Mentor

I found a mentor without looking for one. Back in the early ’90s I was producing talking heads segments for a public television news program, <i>MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour</i>, where I was always on the lookout for articulate women panelists. I saw an economist named Susan Lee on a Bill Moyers show, thought …

How Do I Find the Right Mentor?

One of the most frequently asked questions I get from women in corporate positions and from entrepreneurs alike is how to find the right mentor. We have seen a rise of discussion about mentorship in business circles of all kinds in recent years. Yet it seems that finding the right one is still …

Can You Find a Mentor or Will Your Mentor Find You?

Everybody tells you that a mentor is important for your development, but finding one is often another matter. In fact, it is much easier to give …

Make mentoring work for you

Mentoring can have a huge impact. A mentor can help you navigate through politics and roadblocks, push you out of your comfort zone, introduce you to …