Mentoring Quotes

Mentoring Quotes by Deepak Chopra, John Heider, Anthony Scaramucci, Walter Dean Myers, Myles Munroe, Sidney Jourard and many others.

To be a mentor you need to understand what’s going on in a young person‘s life and you just want to have an internal dialogue that says, ‘How can I help? Because I really care.’
Have respect for every person and every issue directed at you. Do not dismiss any encounter as insignificant.
I am very much interested in getting parents to read to children, and trying to get people mentoring children. If I can do both I’ll be happy.
The highest manifestation of true leadership is to identify one’s replacement and to begin mentoring him or her.
We encourage people to believe that there is only one identity, one role, one way for them to be, one value for them to fulfill, rather than a host of possible ‘incarnations’ to be lived in a lifetime.
Our chief want in life is somebody who will make us do what we can.
Self-esteem 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.
I’ll happily mentor anyone who wants mentoring, and most of that goes on by internet rather than face to face.
I think that mentoring is such a critical part of the role I can play in my position. I see how little bits of exposure and big bits of exposure really change my girls significantly, and I want that for more girls around the country and the world.
There’s natural mentoring that goes on in my life every day.
If I hadn’t had mentors, I wouldn’t be here today. I’m a product of great mentoring, great coaching… Coaches or mentors are very important. They could be anyone-your husband, other family members, or your boss.
I’ve since discovered that many human beings need no supernatural mentoring to commit acts of savagery; some people are devils in their own right, their telltale horns having grown inward to facilitate their disguise.
I take mentoring very seriously and I am on the board of an organization called Girls Write Now, where we match teen girls and writing mentors because it changes their lives.
I get scared to death when I see people who say they’ve found Jesus Christ, and they’re out there, and I wonder, who’s teaching them? Who’s mentoring them?
I could not be more proud of the countless lives that I have changed since I began my coaching and mentoring career!
I love to help with dreams and I love what I do on ‘X Factor‘ as far as the mentoring and helping someone get over nervousness or reach their potential.
With a growth mindset, kids don’t necessarily think that there’s no such thing as talent or that everyone is the same, but they believe everyone can develop their abilities through hard work, strategies, and lots of help and mentoring from others.
Other than my foundation – mentoring programseverything I do is for money.
There’s a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when it’s convenient. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses – only results.
I have a vested interest in increasing the amount of diversity in my own business. That’s something that I care about. So mentoring people who are trying to break into the business who could use a hand, that’s the type of person I look for.
There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands. You seek problems because you need their gifts.
I take mentoring very seriously and as a result I hardly get any work done during the school year.
My mentoring program is pretty specific, it’s about self-empowerment, about being able to find solutions through teamwork. That’s one of my first goals.
Mentoring is the last refuge of the older artist. With luck, disciples will keep one’s books in print, one’s reputation alive.
The [Steve Harvey] foundation started originally about the educational needs of children. But, as I got into it more and more, one of my main objectives became mentoring programs for young African American men because that’s our problem in our community – it’s the African American men.
Even though I am getting my coaching badges, I am more into mentoring.
There are lots of opportunities out there for women to work in these fields, … Girls just need support, encouragement and mentoring to follow through with the sciences.
The biggest thing I want to see is that people have the drive to succeed. If they can ‘take it or leave it,’ I don’t do business with them. I enjoy mentoring. I like people who want to learn.
If you are ‘too busy‘ most of the time, or locked behind closed doors, no mentoring relationship can work.
I 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.
Any board executive can forget just how many people helped them get where they are. Those women who have got to the top need actively to ensure there is a pipeline of younger women, whether by networking or mentoring, who in turn are encouraging those below them.
Trust is something that happens within people only when it is created between people.
In my teens, I worked as an aide in my community supervising and mentoring youth in various programs and delivering lunches to needy students.
We need to talk more openly about mentorships and sponsorships. Women don’t get the mentoring, and particularly the sponsors, they need to succeed as much as men.
IndieBio’s capital, facilities, and deep mentoring by a network of biotech-specific experts have the potential to spawn the Google, Facebook, and Instagrams of biology.
I also think I was incredibly immature and inexperienced. I had little idea how to navigate the many network politics so allies became enemies and those responsible for helping and mentoring me to succeed in my new position had other agendas. At the end of the day I was young and dumb but super talented.
So many organizations have a mentoring arm, but they don’t really do it. Their idea of mentoring a kid is giving them general advice. But what they need to do is read with children.
I think it’s so important as a woman, and especially as a minority, to lift as you climb. So having people shadow you or mentoring people – that’s important to me.
If you’re an older sibling and you have a younger sibling who needs mentoring or is afraid of the dark, you develop nurturing and empathic skills that you wouldn’t otherwise have.
I’m the granddaddy of this side. I’m the oldest person playing in the team, so I’ve got a mentoring role. I’ve been around the tracks and achieved a few things. I try to make sure that the younger players reach their full potential, and stay on the right track.
My goal there on the business side of things is to become the Dr. Dre of social media. He was mentoring younger artists and helping them launch their careers, like Eminem.
I love all the mentoring, the public-private partnership ideas.
The role of business in advancing women’s rights is growing, particularly in the area of economic opportunity including opening access to training, mentoring, networks, markets, technology and even to capital in some circumstances.
‘One Minute Mentoring’ is written in the parable style Spencer Johnson and I popularized in ‘The One Minute Manager.’ It’s an entertaining story about the mentorship between a young salesperson, Josh, and a seasoned executive named Diane. As the characters learn about mentoring, so does the reader.
It is essential to understand that battles are primarily won in the hearts of men. Men respond to leadership in a most remarkable way and once you have won his heart, he will follow you anywhere.
Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.
There is strong mentoring of women in the academy. Corporations appear more willing to resist affirmative action to advance women, and boards and shareholders are more tolerant of this approach.
To recognize another‘s inwardness is to have seen the sacred.
I feel like I’ve been mentoring young guys for a long time.
I think it’s important for us to believe in one another’s capabilities. If I didn’t have someone to believe in me, I wouldn’t be the individual I am today. Neither would I strive for new territory or new direction or to believe in myself.
Making a film is very gratifying and intoxicating. It does great things to your self-esteem, but pushing people and mentoring them to their full potential is far more fulfilling.
Mentoring is about listening to people, helping them go over what the issues are and how to clarify ways to deal with any problems that may arise.
We want to offer job training and mentoring and build the site with more robust, reliable and flexible technology.
Artists cannot be micro-managed. We can take heart that everything we do is different from the last thing we did – or indeed everything that’s ever been done. That knowledge is the key to sound mentoring.
If we don’t invest now in so-called priority neighbourhoods with music classes, athletic facilities, and skills training and mentoring, we will all pay more in the long run.
Have you had a kindness shown? Pass it on.
Henry Burton
I have often spoken about the importance of intentionality in philanthropy: that it has to stir the soul. This is true whether you are feeding the homeless, mentoring a child or working on climate change.
A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.
If you can’t get emotional about what you believe in your heart, you’re in the wrong business.
High-quality early-childhood programs and health coverage have expanded, and the number of mentoring relationships for at-risk youth has risen dramatically. That progress is encouraging, but it’s not evenly distributed.
It’s fun to see the light in someone’s eyes. It’s fun to give your own eccentric experience and have it land. That’s fun.
There is strong mentoring of women in the academy. Corporations appear more willing to resist affirmative action to advance women, and boards and shareholders are more tolerant of this approach.
It’s not government that creates jobs; it’s small business. Our job is to make sure they have the access to capital, the access to contracting opportunities, and the help, advice and mentoring that they need to go out and be successful.
You win a few, you lose a few. Some get rained out. But you got to dress for all of them.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
We have a mentoring and angel investing programme. We are also talking to the government to help create a VC industry.
One way Great Teams can connect their team members together is through the glue of mentoring.
I think a mentor gets a lot of satisfaction in a couple of ways. They’re doing something constructive, so they feel good about that. And when they see the results of this, with the young people they’re working with, it’s very, very rewarding.
I didn’t have a father to deal with about boyfriends. I didn’t have a father to show me how a man and woman relate in a family setting. Therefore, I have given over my life to mentoring young people. I’m adamant about young people who have been denied a father/daughter relationship.
I think there is too much attention on mentoring. If people want to be scientists, they will figure out how to do it. They need to figure it out by themselves.
Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
Morally, the life of the organization must be of exemplary nature. This is one phase where the organization must not have criticism.
Recognize the skills and traits you don’t possess, and hire the people who have them.
I take my mentoring responsibilities very seriously.
My children are very blessed…. That’s why I think that mentoring is such a critical part of the role I can play in this position. I see how little bits of exposure and big bits of exposure really change my girls significantly, and I want that for more girls around the country and the world.
They call it coaching but it is teaching. You do not just tell them…you show them the reasons.
We need to have mentoring programs energized by government, paid for by government, but who exist not because of government. Teen Challenge is a way to get people off drugs and alcohol. Teen Challenge is a faith-based program that changes people’s hearts.
Others first. Whatever your corporate mission, paint a clear and compelling picture that others can understand and embrace. State your mission in terms that appeal to your team’s best instincts. Persuade and empower as if you are leading and mentoring volunteers.
The meaningful times, the meaningful people, even the people who were not so meaningful, but these people who have done things in your life that make you what you are, they’re bricks in the building that you are.
What the great mentor is always looking for is a person who is willing to tap his genius, to put it through the refiner’s fire, to do the hard work to develop it. Indeed, mentoring is the medieval art of alchemy-turning plain old human steel into hearts and minds of gold.
Mentoring is an interesting job.
Your neighbors will make judgments about you based on how your lawn and house look, and people who see you passing will judge you based on how clean you keep your car. It’s not always fair, but it has always been true. Appearances matter, so make yours a good one.
Mentoring is a mutuality that requires more than meeting the right teacher: the teacher must meet the right student.
I think you need to have a very strong angel community that is committed to mentoring up-and-coming entrepreneurs.
I’ve trained my people in mentoring entrepreneurs and made myself obsolete.
My husband, a.k.a. Swede, and I both come from athletic backgrounds, so once we identified the goal – get book published – we attacked it. At any given time, I would have my writing out in 25 various formseither contests, mentoring critiques, agent/publisher queries, etc.
I felt, as a lawyer, when I was mentoring and working with kids, that I gained a level of groundedness that I just couldn’t get sitting on the forty-seventh floor of a fancy firm. Selfishly, it gives me joy – it makes me feel like my life has a purpose.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
No matter how bad someone has it, there are others who have it worse. Remembering that makes life a lot easier and allows you to take pleasure in the blessings you have been given.
Women helping each other – coaching, mentoring, and providing tips – is a great way for us to be our own force.
I remember the mentoring experiences of some teachers that I had, like a second term home room teacher in public school that really was very helpful to me.
I think the greatest thing we give each other is encouragement…knowing that I’m talking to someone in this mentoring relationship who’s interested in the big idea here is very, very important to me. I think if it were just about helping me get to the next step, it would be a heck of a lot less interesting.
As more technology professionals devote more time to mentoring, they will sow the seeds of a future workforce capable of using Internet connections to change the world.
Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction.
John Crawford Crosby
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
I love mentoring young filmmakers and girl filmmakers.