Mentorship and Sponsorship

The Joys of Mentoring

InĀ  my career, I’ve been lucky to be on the receiving end of some phenomenal mentoring relationships. I have had mentors in my life who have helped me get jobs, get better at my job, expand my network, and even mentors w...

Mentoring for Success

A few years back, during a professional development workshop, I was required to develop a formal mentoring relationship with a successful woman. I mustered up the courage to ask one of the businesswomen I most admired (and alre...

Ask for Advice

There’s a saying in fundraising I love. “Ask for money, get advice. Ask for advice, get money.” And as I started to think about it, the same goes for job searching – especially in this economy. Right now...