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Why Attending Conferences Can Help Boost Your Career

Attending the right conferences is something you need to do if you want to advance your career. I’ve always found conferences to be a great source of information but now I consider them to be a necessity. Conferences are a [...]

June 16, 2014 Professional
Apples And Oranges

Read This If Your Mentor Or Protégé Is From A Different Ethnic Background To You

Sometimes differences in ethnicity can be an obstacle for minority ethnic professionals in their developmental relationships. Sharing ethnicity has been shown to have a positive influence on developmental relationships. However ethnicity isn’t the be all and end all in a [...]

February 10, 2014 Professional
Ego Network

Why You Need To Understand Developmental Networks

I first became interested in developmental networks when I took a short course at University College London and read a research paper about baseball Hall of Famers,I have been hooked ever since. A few weeks later I taught a course [...]

January 1, 2014 Professional

The Often Ignored Problem with Mentors

Getting a mentor is difficult at the best of times, a good mentor is even harder to find. There is some truth in the saying that you don’t choose a mentor, a mentor chooses you. Why? A mentor often sees [...]

January 1, 2014 Professional