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Is there a Right type of Mentor?

We all like the idea of having a mentor.  Thing is, there isn’t a “right” type of mentor or a “right” way to mentor.  I’ve had many mentors in my career.  One helped me understand mechanical refrigeration principles.  Another helped me understand the other side of business – financials, collections, and troubleshooting.  Another helped me

Millennials have become Largest Generation

Baby Boomer business owners are working more closely with Millennials all the time. From Time Magazine, “Millennials: Don’t Call Us Millennials!” “It’s not hard to understand why some Millennials might want to distance themselves from an identity that has often been equated with being self-absorbed, whiny and spoiled.” What they do want to know, is

Why Mentoring is Important

You may be a rising star and have a track record of success. But when starting a new job, having a mentor to show you the ropes is important. Mentors hold a very valuable key to your success; they’ve been where you want to go. Why try to reinvent the wheel when you can learn

Millennials Officially Outnumber Baby Boomers

What Leaders Need to Know About the Workplace’s Future Millennials are now the biggest generation, outnumbering the once-largest Baby Boomers, according to the latest data from Pew Research. It’s a workplace trend that has been anticipated for years, one that many employers have embraced or scratched their heads on how to adapt. Let’s take a