Guest Writer Shannah Hayley on The Multiplier Effect: Mentorship Formulas for Your Career Lifecycle

By Shannah Hayley, FSMPS, CPSM, Director of Marketing and Community Engagement - City of Plano, Texas There's little doubt that the influence of a mentor can be extremely beneficial but all too often, priority is placed on one-on-one mentor relationships in the early and mid-career stages. While helpful, mentoring doesn't have to be the result [...]

By | 2017-05-31T18:01:02+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Mentor, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on An Unparalleled Perspective to Unleash Your Confidence – Conclusion

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant This is the conclusion to Val's two part article on unleashing your confidence. Part 1 can be found HERE. Confidence, The Elusive Concept? We assume that we are among women who would be brimming with confidence and yet, they are still lacking [...]

By | 2017-05-10T06:22:52+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Mentor|0 Comments

Guest Writer Rachel Keyser on Modern Mentoring in Government Workplaces

By Rachel Keyser, Content Writer, ViewPoint Cloud In 2013, Julia Gould took a summer internship with LAANE, a Los Angeles-based organization that advocates for workers’ rights. There she met Jeannine Pearce, a community organizer and former LAANE intern herself. Jeannine saw great potential in Julia, describing her as someone “who exemplified her passion and willingness [...]

By | 2017-05-08T23:59:59+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Mentor, Mentoring|0 Comments

The Powerful Opportunities in Advancing Feminine Leadership

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA - Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant We talk a lot about how we can get more women into leadership positions. Mentorship and coaching are very critical parts of this, however, what about role models? We all have those that we have looked up, whether they are family [...]

By | 2017-03-15T09:35:03+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Mentor, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mentoring, Coaching and Preventing Bullying in the Workplace – Part 2

Mentoring, Coaching & Bullying.........OH MY! Workplace Harassment and Abuse By Valerie Martinelli, Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant Workplace bullying can be defined as repeated, health-harming mistreatment of one of more individuals, i.e. the targets, by one or more perpetrators. It is abusive conduct that is: Threatening, humiliating, or intimidating, or can [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:24:57+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Mentor, Uncategorized|0 Comments

We’re Wrapping up Mentoring Month With…

More Mentoring Moments! By LWG Editor Earlier this month we shared some inspiring moments colleagues shared about what they've learned from their mentor for National Mentoring Month. As we wrap up January, here are some final thoughts from our contributors:[/fusion_text] Approach Life with Compassion and Never Lose Your Sense of Humor! I have been very [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:24:57+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Mentor, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Today’s TED Talk: Amy Cuddy on How Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our [...]

What Are Your New Year’s Goals?

#GOALS By League of Women in Government Editor Every year we spend a lot of time thinking about New Year's resolutions. Lose weight. Spend more time with family. Save more money. Get that great new job. But, how much time do we spend setting specific objectives to reach our goals? Turns out, not much! Rather [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:25:41+00:00 December 28th, 2015|Exclusives, Mentor|0 Comments

Guest Blogger Kristen Krey on Mentorship

A Little Advice Goes a Long Way! By Kristen Krey, Grants Administrator, City of Glendale, AZ “Mentorship is a personal development relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced or less knowledgeable person. The mentor may be older or younger, but have a certain area of expertise. [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:25:42+00:00 December 7th, 2015|Exclusives, Guest Blog Posts, Mentor, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Should you be your own mentor?

If you're facing a tough decision, your own inner wisdom might be as good as anyone else's advice! How To Be Your Own Mentor By Laura Vanderkam Having trouble finding the right mentor? Here’s an idea you might not have tried: tapping your own wisdom. In her 2014 book, Playing Big, coach and speaker Tara [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:25:43+00:00 November 16th, 2015|Exclusives, Mentor|0 Comments