12 January 2017 was a very important day for me and a very special group of young girls who had just completed a 10-week-long Mosaic Primary School Mentoring Programme.
If there was one other gift we could engender in our mentees, or indeed, any of our loved ones, I believe that gift would be happiness.
My decision to become a Mosaic mentor was driven by my passion to help people together with my desire to develop my own self-confidence.
Raising confidence is at the heart of Mosaic mentoring programmes and quite rightly so.
‘Following through’ is the only way to build credibility, earn trust, and establish yourself as a leader. Without ‘follow through’, your credibility is suspect, your personal brand is damaged, and your leadership will be questioned.
Faced with doing something new our inner critic revs up. Mindful mentoring can release us from this internal disturbance, enabling us to be calm, focused, in the moment and able to give of our best.
Most people want to get on in life and improve their career prospects but in the competitive workplace in which we work, promotional prospects are not always easy to achieve.
For a friendship to work, there has to be a balance between the two parties – not one person having their needs met whilst others are overlooked.
Who controls your life – you or the computer chip in your smartphone?