To be or not to be… a Mentor!
When most of us think about a Mentor, we think about a formalized relationship, where an experienced person helps a newbie learn the ropes. We expect formal relationships, often employers and professional organizations institute or even mandate them for a specific purpose. But as Betty-Ann Heggie so aptly pointed out last week at a talk to the Business and Professional Women of Saskatoon, this is a very narrow definition of a very important concept. We all work with different types of mentors every day. If we don’t recognize the support these people provide, then how can we fully realize the benefits of a […]