Stephanie encouraged me from the beginning of our mentor/mentee relationship to take steps not leaps and was able to help me see the value in job prospects and opportunities outside of what I had wanted more clearly.
I love that Madelyn is the age of my children, and despite the age difference we have much in common...The other day we were discussing the need for discipline when writing. Set aside specific times and places conducive to tapping our creativity
Kara and Rachel's match story highlights the impact of having an expanded circle of influence. Rachel's shared connections fueled a new professional opportunity for Kara... one that she might not have uncovered on her own.
However, what I'm learning is that the "Mentor"/"Mentee" labels are just that - labels. In all of our matches, we learn from each other, we teach each other, we lean on each other, and we work with each other to take steps towards our goals, take heart in how to become better people/workers/women, and take pride in the community around us and what it can offer us
Talking with LuAnn gives me energy. She truly sees my talent and potential in a different way than I do. Over the past year, we've shared many laughs and even a few tears. I am so blessed to call LuAnn my mentor, as her experiences, guidance, and her caring heart helps me shine in all areas of life.