learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did, but people will
never forget how you made them feel.
-- Maya Angelou
has a transferable commodity-knowledge.
Sharing your unique expertise and making introductions
for someone creates a lasting legacy.
is a huge piece of my work. You have to believe it's
possible and believe in yourself.
Because after you've decided what you want, you have
to believe it's possible,
and possible for you, not just for other people.
Then you need to seek out models, mentors, and coaches.
-- Jack Canfield
a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder,
he needs the companionship of at least one adult
who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy,
excitement and mystery of the world we live in.
-- Rachel Carson
is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in
the right direction.
-- John C. Crosby
six essential leadership attributes:
set high standards; live your standards and mentor those
create and share a vision; make the hard choices when
be visible and outfront; and instill hope in those who
-- John Di Frances
brings us together across generation, class, and often
in a manner that forces us to acknowledge our interdependence,
in Martin Luther King, Jr.s words, that we are caught
in an inescapable network of mutuality,
tied to a single garment of destiny.
In this way, mentoring enables us to participate in
but unfinished drama of reinventing community,
while reaffirming that there is an important role for
each of us in it.
-- Marc Freedman
kids need is a little help, a little hope, and someone
who believes in them.
-- Earvin "Magic" Johnson
all the rocks upon which we build our lives, we
are reminded today that family is the most important.
And we are called to recognize and honor how critical
every father is to that foundation. They are teachers
and coaches. They are mentors and role models.
They are examples of success and the men who constantly
push us toward it. But if we are honest with ourselves,
we'll admit that what too many fathers also are
is missing missing from too many lives and too
many homes. They have abandoned their responsibilities,
acting like boys instead of men. And the foundations
of our families are weaker because of it.
-- Barack Obama
back across my timeline through school, and indeed in
the early days of teaching,
I see one good thing about being filled with insecurities.
Knowing that I had everything to gain, I seemed to seek
think kids should have a mentor and a role model,
but that they shouldn't take one person's opinion
to be what we call final assessment or judgment about
how life is supposed to be.
is not the main thing in influencing others. It
is the only thing.
-- Albert Schweitzer
mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope