How I can help
My professional background
business management expertise, problem solving orientation, creativity, communication and counseling skills, and networking.
How to work with me
What I can offer
Discovering the business. ... Evaluating processes. ... Developing solutions. ... Providing inspiration. ... Offering constructive criticism. ... Management and strategy. ... Specialized knowledge.
My expectations for a successful mentoring relationship
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How entrepreneurs can prepare before we start
I was delighted to have been invited by the Fair Education Alliance to speak with some of their amazing entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs on making the most of mentoring!
I’ve noticed there is a lot of material out there helping people become good mentors, but very little on helping people become good mentees which in my opinion is as - if not more - useful when it comes to having an impactful mentoring relationship. In my latest article I have shared some of my key bits of advice on how to make the most of business mentors based on my experience working with mentors at KPMG, ClearlySo, BCG, Bloomberg, Bain and Company, The Access Project, CoachBright and Just Like Us over the last 5 years.
1) Share your resources with your mentor beforehand
2) Be honest about your ambitions and circumstances
3) Block out time straight after your meeting to do the work
4) Leverage your mentor’s network
5) Expand your definition of a mento