Stop Being a Leech: 4 Ways to Find a Mentor & Create a Sustaining Relationship

Stop Being a Leech: 4 Ways to Find a Mentor & Create a Sustaining Relationship

Mentorship is a necessary and important endeavor when it comes to success. A mentor can help you set and achieve career goals, be a source of support and accountability, and also help you learn new skills and navigate life. A mentor is a reservoir of knowledge. However, often times we take advantage of mentors by only receiving what they have to offer and never giving any value in return. Today I am going to show you 4 ways you can not only find a mentor, but create a relationship that is beneficial for the both of you.

Hey Girl, You Didn't Get the Job because You Look a Mess

Hey Girl, You Didn't Get the Job because You Look a Mess

So let me preface this post by saying -- Yes girl, you SHOULD be able to wear what you want. But let’s be real, you can’t. The fact is, if you don’t work for yourself, there are certain rules and customs that you have to follow. Those in job hiring and admission committee positions are from a time where there was a strict policy on what was professional dress and what wasn’t. And until they retire (which they probably won’t be doing anytime soon) or until you get in that position, those dress codes will remain intact.

5 Ways to Get More Organized with Just 3 Tools

5 Ways to Get More Organized with Just 3 Tools

For some reason, people think that getting or being organized is some arduous task. You have to be neat, everything has to be spic and span...This is just not the case.

You don’t have to be some Mary Poppins in order to be organized. You only need to find a system that works for YOU. No matter if it does or doesn’t  make sense to anyone else or if your desk looks a mess to the outside. As long as you know what you are looking for, can find it, and have a consistent system to stick to, you’re good!

Getting organized doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are 5 ways to get more organized while using just 3 very common tools - your phone, a journal/planner, and pens.