Critique Groups: Another Thrillerz Member’s Two Cents Worth

I added the song Dixie Chicken to a playlist on Spotify last week. I was a disc-jockey thirty years ago, and that song—a southern rock classic by Little Feat—played a lot. When it shuffled onto my car stereo I finally realized the point of the whole thing: Continue reading Critique Groups: Another Thrillerz Member’s Two Cents Worth

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Mentors: So What Is A Mentor?

The term “mentor “ gets thrown around a lot, but what does it really mean?
I’ve spent a huge chunk of my adult life as a manager, then senior manager and director for one of the big four international accounting firms. By definition, my role included developing the people who worked under me—not just their technical skills, although those were essential, but also their relationship skills. Continue reading Mentors: So What Is A Mentor?