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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