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The Eternals: Things Only Comic Book Fans Will Know About Kingo

When Pakistani-American actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani appears as Kingo Sunen in director Chloé Zhao's "Eternals," not only will it offer an interesting inversion on the traditional superhero formula, since Kingo is a global celebrity in his civilian identity who seeks to keep his superheroic deeds hidden from the world, but it will also present an intriguing blend of comics-faithful traits and cinematic riffs on the character.In both the comics and the film, Kingo is a big-screen star who h...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Japan, Movies, California, White House, Neil Gaiman, Disney, Dc Comics, America, San Francisco, Earth, Iron Man, Manhattan, Arthur C Clarke, Thor

What Should Managers Look For In A Mentor?

Positivity may not be the most important factor Image Credit: Brian Ujiie In order to become better managers, we all realize that there are a number of ways to make this happen. We can go seek manager training and try to develop the manager skills that we know that we need. However, there is another way to go about becoming better: get a mentor. If you decide to go this route, right off the bat you’ll be faced with a difficult question: what should you look for in a mentor? Wha...
Tags: Career, Expertise, Careers, Experience, Mentor, Positive, Gruff, Jim Anderson, Cheerleader, IT manager skills, IT manager training, IT team building, Brian Ujiie, Tough Talker, Underperforming

3 things you should discuss at every mentoring session

Mentorship sessions can be more effective when focusing on areas of improvement. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images David Finkel is a business author and CEO of Maui Mastermind, a business coaching company. If you're a business mentor, Finkel suggests regularly checking in with your mentee to help them grow. Focus your advice on what needs improvement and create action items for future meetings. As a business coach for more than 25 years, there is a lot to be said for learning how to tap into y...
Tags: Advice, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Teaching, Lessons, Mentorship, Nordic, Mentor, Casey, Finkel, Contributor,, David Finkel, Maui Mastermind, Contributor 2021

Looking for a mentor? 5 questions to guide you

Picking a mentor to help guide you throughout your career — especially as you're starting out in real estate — can make a world of a difference. If you're looking around for the right person, here are a few things to consider.
Tags: Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Mentor, Brokerage, Select, New Agent, Santiago Arana, Choosing a mentor

5 survival tips for brand-new agents in a hyper-competitive market

If your license is all you have in this crazy-competitive industry that hordes of new agents are flocking to, you won’t make it far. So, how can you start a real estate career with a competitive edge? Arm yourself with our top five survival tips for brand-new agents.
Tags: Opinion, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Mentoring, Basics, Mentor, Select, New Agent, Brand New Agent, Elisha Lopez

Smart Ways to Seek Mentorship for Your Career

Mentorship can be a fantastic method of developing your career. You can learn a lot from a mentor, and perhaps you might go on to mentor someone else when you have more experience. Finding the right person to mentor you is important if you want to benefit.
Tags: Jobs, Mentor, Discover Career Opportunities

8 new agent mistakes to avoid from the get-go

So you've got your real estate license in hand — now what? Of course, finding a place to work and securing those first clients may seem like they should top your list, but there are a few other details newbies shouldn't neglect.
Tags: Networking, Opinion, Generate Leads, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Columns, Mentor, Prospect, Self-care, Select, New Agent, Open Houses, Choosing A Brokerage, Gerard Splendore

New to real estate? 5 key career decisions that’ll set you up right

With so many real estate agents calling it quits within the first couple of years, those early-career decisions can prove to be vital in setting you up for long-term success. Here are a few areas all newbies need to focus on.
Tags: Decisions, Video, Podcast, Networking, Failure, Marketing, Training, Social Media, Fail, Niche, Confidence, Radio, Agent, Columns, CRM, Mentoring

Freshly licensed? 10 tips for getting the most out of your career

Most people get into real estate because of the potential perks: flexibility, endless earning potential, freedom to focus on what you love. If you’re looking to tap into that personal and professional satisfaction, here are 10 tips for having a more gratifying career as a new agent.
Tags: Productivity, Video, Class, Education, Goals, Content Marketing, Goal Setting, Investing, Investment, Niche, Radio, Agent, Time Management, Content, Columns, Certifications

Solving the Associate Retention Challenge With Developmental Networks

As a coach, I am intensely interested in how we – professionals in the legal sector – can help retain young lawyers in the profession. The young lawyers I speak with have a healthy perspective. They have the types of strengths and interests that align well with a career in law. They are interested in building meaningful and rewarding careers that also leave room for a life outside of law. I believe they are vital to helping transform the practice of law for the better. And we need to retain them...
Tags: Google, Law, AMP, Ontario, Mentor, Host, Higgins, Hsu, Jordan Furlong, Practice Of Law, Kram, Jean Wallace, Law Fiona Kay, Key University of California Davis, Greta Hsu, CBA Young Lawyers Section CBA

Amazon drivers are being told to turn off their safety apps in order to hit delivery quotas, report says

Amazon has faced criticism over its extensive surveillance of workers and its poor safety record. Patrick Fallon/Getty Images Some of Amazon's contracted delivery companies have been telling drivers to switch off its safety app, Vice reported. The app, called Mentor, monitors their driving and assigns a safety score that ties into bonuses. Drivers said they're being told to turn it off because driving safely doesn't square with their quotas. See more stories on Insider's bu...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Atlanta, Workers, E-commerce, UPS, Surveillance, Drivers, Detroit, Delivery, DSP, Mentor, Working Conditions, Buffalo New York, Mark Pocan, Tech Insider

How prepared are you for the isolation and exposure?

2020 was a very different year for most of us.  It brought many new challenges, and leaders needed to respond to them all.  Some failed, some struggled ,  and  yet  others thrived.   Here in the UK, as  we move towards a  more accessible  society and marketplace , other challenges will emerge , though one remains constant  for my CEO clients .   The sense of isolation and exposure   Highlighted during my  regular  conversations with CEOs throughout the lockdown  has b...
Tags: UK, Leadership, Support, Executive Coaching, Professional Development, Coach, Mentor, Leadership Coaching, External Coaching, Head of Youth Service

Real (Estate) Talk: How one firm is making Dr. King’s dream a reality

Modern research confirms diversity promotes and correlates with business success rather than scarcity — and one real estate company is pushing to make this a reality through its mentorship program. Here's how.
Tags: Diversity, Service, Radio, Agent, Equity, Mentorship, Mentor, Inclusion, Real Estate Institute, Brokerage, Select, Dr King, Lee Davenport, Dream Town Realty, Equity and Inclusion, InspiRE mentorship program

Mentors Can Help Decipher Free Advice

Any advice - and especially free advice - should be carefully analyzed before applying it to your life, team, or business. A mentor can help, says Mary Smith, associate consultant at IA Business Advisors. The post Mentors Can Help Decipher Free Advice appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Mentor, Advice For The Young At Heart, Entrepreneur Advice, Mary Smith, IA Business Advisors

Level-Up With A Mentor

If you are prepared to take your career to the next level through mentorship, it's time to put the insecurity aside and make it happen. The post Level-Up With A Mentor appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Mentorship, Mentor, Thinking Aloud, Jenn Donahue

Why Fathers Shouldn’t Initiate Their Sons Into Manhood

We’ve talked in the past about the importance of young men having a rite of passage or initiation into manhood. Throughout time and across cultures, societies have developed rituals to help usher young men from adolescence to maturity — from dependence to independence.   As has been noted by cultural anthropologists, rites of passage in the West have declined due to many factors, including suspicion of rituals and disintegration of communities. The resulting lack of transitions and pivot points...
Tags: Life, Jesus, John, Dad, Yoda, Walter, Luke Skywalker, Mentor, Daniel, John the Baptist, Miyagi, Eric Taylor, Odysseus, Garth, A Man's Life, Robert Bly

Who Is Your One Person You’ll Invest in Today?

There’s so much noise floating around right now. Strong opinions and thoughts. Virtual attacks and warnings. Recommendations and advice. As a Jesus girl with her own feisty feelings, I’ve been quiet online this past year. I’ve spent a lot of time listening, more time grieving, but most of all, I dove deep into shoring up my spiritual life. Our hearts are easily swayed by the shifting winds and His Word is the only life raft worth wrapping my whole self around. I am grateful for the internet and ...
Tags: Inspiration, Community, Jesus, Mentoring, Mentor, Jen, Facebook Instagram, Debbie She, Discipleship

Amazon Uses An App Called Mentor To Track and Discipline Delivery Drivers

Amazon has for years been using an app called "Mentor" to monitor and track delivery drivers' behavior on the road. "The app, which Amazon bills as a tool to improve driver safety, generates a score each day that measures employees' driving performance," reports CNBC. From the report: Just like the AI-equipped cameras rolling out to contracted delivery companies, Mentor is framed as a "digital driver safety app" to help employees avoid accidents and other unsafe driving habits while they're en r...
Tags: Amazon, Tech, DSP, Cnbc, Mentor, Deborah Bass

Some witty and wise responses to a persistent problem 

I currently coach and mentor five charity CEOs on a fortnightly basis. One common theme we discuss is the art of saying NO. It is a habit too few people have.     Levels of YES    However , we  first  need to understand that the answer YES has several different levels.  Here’s  one way an ex-line manager did it with me -      “I’m sorry, but I can’t discuss saying NO now. I will say YES to discussing saying No as soon as I have said NO to some things I should not have said YES t...
Tags: Leadership, Executive Coaching, Ceo, Saying No, Coaching, Mentoring, Mentor, No, ERM, Delegation, Leadership Coaching, Yes, Saying Yes, Prioritisation, Emma De Vita

Is It Time To Get A Speaking Mentor?

In order to get a mentor, you have to become someone they would want to work with Image Credit: Brian Ujiie Every speaker eventually reaches a point where they are the best that they can be. They’ve reached a point where their skills and their knowledge can no longer take them to the next level in speaking. All too often speakers just stop here – they will never get any better. However, it does not have to be this way. It is possible to keep moving forward and to become a better sp...
Tags: Work, Learning, Value, Learn, Help, Speaker, Speech, Partnership, Presentation, Mentoring, Comments, Speaking, Mentor, Grow, Suggestions, Toastmasters

Keyboard Shortcuts for Powerpoint Presentations

Do you find yourself often uttering “there must be a better way!” when working in PowerPoint? We get it. Fortunately, we’ve found some keyboard shortcuts that have proven helpful while building and delivering presentations. Whether you need to point something out, create a clean slate, or get back to where you started from, there’s a shortcut for that! Start at the beginning Giving the same presentation a few times on the same day? Need a fresh start? Want to show the opening slide again?...
Tags: Uncategorized, Training, How To, Tips, Powerpoint, Visuals, Deliver, Public, Delivery, Public Speaking, Presentation, Shortcuts, Develop, Audience, Speaking, Mentor

How Younger Workers Can Mentor Older Ones And Move Companies Forward

by Rod Robertson, Managing Partner of Briggs Capital and author of “Winning at Entrepreneurship: Insiders’ Tips on Buying, Building, and Selling Your Own Business“ Mentoring usually refers to a manager, executive, or experienced employee guiding a younger person in the workplace, helping them acquire knowledge and new skills that foster professional growth. But with the expanding role of technology in today’s rapidly evolving business climate, a role reversal sometimes takes place – reverse men...
Tags: Startups, Workplace Culture, Mentorship, Mentoring, Mentor, Robertson, Harvard Business School, Professionalisms, COVID, Rod Robertson, Briggs Capital

Mentoring: Successful People Ask For It

by Mark Williams, CEO of Brokers International What is a mentor? Every worthwhile discussion about mentoring and how to ask someone to be your mentor starts with that simple question. A mentor is someone who shortens your professional learning curve by sharing advice based on their experience facing situations you are facing or will face down the road. The right mentor can help you become a seasoned leader, faster. How To Ask Someone To Be Your Mentor. Before considering the “how” it’s import...
Tags: Startups, Mentoring, Mentor, Mark, Mark Williams, Thinking Aloud, Achieving Success

Character Analysis – Part Two

Character Archetypes and Their Functions Psychiatrist Carl Jung believed that universal, mythic characters called Archetypes reside within the collective unconscious of people all over the world (no matter which culture or time period they were born into) and that these Archetypes represent the basic themes of our experience which result in deep emotional responses. In other words, a character Archetype is a “commonly accepted image” of a character who personifies a universal pattern o...
Tags: Washington, Filmmaking, Sherlock Holmes, Smith, Romeo, Mentor, Carl Jung, Jimmy Stewart, Sampson, Jung, Filmmaking Tips, Jester, Mel Gibson Mad Max

How the right role model can help lead you to success

Role models and mentors can show up in many different ways — you don’t even have to know them or have ever met them. The trick is to really identify what you want and the lifestyle you want to lead, and find the people who are doing just that.
Tags: Lifestyle, Service, Radio, Agent, Warren Buffett, Mentorship, Mentoring, Mentor, Select, Role Model, Business Mentor, Adam Hergenrother, Spiritual mentorship

8 massive mistakes brand new agents often make

When where to work and how to get that first deal seem like all that matters, it’s easy to overlook details that will form your business foundation. New agents should know (and avoid) these mistakes from the start.
Tags: Networking, Opinion, Generate Leads, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Columns, Mentor, Prospect, Self-care, Select, New Agent, Open Houses, Choosing A Brokerage, Gerard Splendore

Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring

As the workplace has become more diverse, mentoring has become more challenging. Mentors and mentees may come from very different backgrounds and have a limited understanding of each other’s cultures and outlooks. But mentoring remains the most powerful tool for creating meaningful relationships, furthering professional development, and increasing engagement and retention. Younger workers and emerging leaders, in particular, are demanding it. Lisa Z. Fain and Lois J. Zachary, authors of Bridging...
Tags: Video, Leadership, America, Diversity, Webinar, Mentoring, Webinars, Differences, Mentor, Inclusion, Mentee, John Hope Bryant, Better Mentoring, Lisa Z Fain, Diverse Workplace, Mentoring Relationships

Career Caffeine—Why You Need a Sponsor More than a Mentor

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Tags: Career, Leadership, Career Development, Sponsor, Influence, Self-development, Mentor, Getting Ahead, Just One Thing

Speakers Learn The Secret To Talking About Themselves

It turns out that your story is really about the people who have made you you Image Credit: Bob n Renee Let’s face it – the most interesting story that you have to tell is the one that you tell about yourself. At some point in time during your speaking career, you will undoubtedly be asked to give a speech about yourself. Now the good news here is that you are not going to have to do a lot of research to come up with your material – you already know it! However, being asked to speak ...
Tags: Family, Success, Story, Mistakes, Speaker, Bob, Speech, Audience, Speaking, Mentor, Toastmasters, 3 - Create, Successes, Coworker, Jim Anderson, Real World Public Speaking Skills Question

3 agents share how mentoring bettered their careers

Mentoring is a two-way street that benefits both parties. Agents at the WomanUP! virtual conference discussed how it changed the game for them and altered their career paths.
Tags: Lifestyle, Radio, Community, Agent, Compass, Mentors, Mentorship, Mentoring, Pay It Forward, Mentor, Select, News Brief, Exit Realty, California Association of Realtors (C.A.R, Pat Heller, California Association of Realtors’ WomanUP