Category: Mentoring

What should I speak to my mentor about?

Whilst the concept of mentoring has been around forever, the idea of having a range of Life Mentors is new. In the past we would seek guidance from the elders in our community, but today this practice is far less prevalent. Could this be because we are just expected to know about things, because technology […]

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What is the difference between a vision and a goal?

This is a great question and one that I find myself regularly discussing with my clients. First thing to say is that both concepts, at least as I define them, are essential tools in the creation of a valuable and happy life. Let’s start with vision. The best definition I’ve come across is that a […]

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Lessons from the 2015 Australian Intergenerational Report: The Challenge of Change

Lessons from the 2015 Australian Intergenerational Report: The Challenge of Change

Every five years the Australian Government commissions a report that attempts to provide us with an insight into some of the challenges that we, here in Australia, will face over the next 40 years and the decisions we need to make now. A mammoth task, made more difficult this time round by the political discussion […]

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Where to find a good Life Mentor

I seem to hear the word mentor everywhere these days. There are numerous schemes operating within companies, many educational establishments have mentoring programs and entrepreneurs often speak about those that have mentored them along the way. But are these examples of Life Mentoring? Probably not. Yes, mentors will often stray from their core topic of […]

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What to look for in a Life Mentor

Choosing a Life Mentor could be one of the most important decisions that you will ever make. Get it right and you could uncover a fabulous treasure trove of knowledge and support for your journey through life. Get it wrong and you could waste a lot of time, money and worst of all, emotional energy. […]

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What does a Life Mentor actually do?

I have often told my clients in the past that “I am not a life coach.” This was said with a fair degree of what my mother would have called “snootiness” (Dictionary Definition = Arrogance)) Surely, heavy weight business coaches like me don’t do that personal “touchy feely” stuff! However, there have been many occasions […]

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What is the difference between Life Coaching and Life Mentoring?

As the founder of LifeMentoring.com it’s probably important that I explain the difference between Life Coaching and Life Mentoring as I perceive it. For a clear explanation of Life Coaching, where better to go than to www.lifecoaching.com where Carmine Leo provides some great resources and offers a free one hour coaching session. Carmine is very […]

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