How to be a great mentor

8 Ways To Be A Great Mentor

Try These Tips to Be a Good Mentor If you ask any successful person what helped them along their journey to success they will undoubtedly mention a person who took an interest in them early on and invested in their life. Someone they would call their mentor. I have been strongly influenced by people who…

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Choose Friends Wisely

Choose Friends Wisely Guest blog is written by Jeffrey Dean.  Jeffrey Dean, aka, JD is a motivation speaker and has spoken to over 3 million teens.  He is also an ordained pastor, counselor, and author. NOTE: This is his column Choose Friends Wisely which appeared in Forward & Direction Magazines, Summer 2015. When I met Jason, he was seen as a…

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Just Say Hi

In high school, in the mornings, on the way to my locker, while everyone else was hanging out talking to each other, I noticed this girl, always sitting alone in her homeroom classroom..every morning, just sitting by herself.  I had no idea who she was; I had been at the same high school and with…

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How To Give Good Advice

HOW TO GIVE GOOD ADVICE I am always encouraged by the number of people who reach out to me asking how they can help their friends.  I often direct them to my blog because they can find advice to pass along on many different subjects. However, I realize that even people with the best intentions…