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You Are Never Too Experienced For A Mentor

1 June, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Will there ever be a time in your career when you will not need a mentor, a trusted advisor who can be a good and knowledgable listener and who will tell you the truth even when they know it is not what you want to hear? Every CEO I have ever met has had days […] Read more»

The Integrity of a Mentor

4 March, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
After two spectacular seasons at the University of North Carolina, Michael Jordan decided to go pro.  He chose to forgo his senior year and his  degree to enter the NBA draft.  It all came down to an economic decision. He was a certain multi-millionaire in waiting. For a kid from a poor family, this was […] Read more»

6 Ideas For Fighting Age Bigotry

13 May, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
For aging executives, here is the cardinal rule: do not make it easy for prospective employers (and they’re typically young recruiters) to discriminate against you.Sadly true, some recruiters and employers are age bigots.  If you are older than their mind’s-eye vision of their ideal candidate you won’t be considered regardless of your relevant experience or […] Read more»