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Expanding Mentoring Help from SueMentors: A New Webinar




I enjoy the individual mentoring that I do for organizations and for personal clients. For several years, I’ve wanted to make mentoring help more widely available. Writing my blog was a start at that.

But my mentor-mentee interactions have reinforced that mentees want – and need – real-time examples of advice that addresses their issues.

So I am pleased to be partnering with my graduate alma mater, the Tulane University Office of Alumni Relations, to initiate a monthly Mentoring Help webinar, with the first webinar in May 2018. The 30-minute format will include 3 sections:
  •         A brief review of the mentoring topic for the month
  •         A case example of the mentoring topic with a mentee and mentor working through the mentee's issue in real time
  •         SueMentor’s Question Time (aka answering questions submitted in advance of the webinar).



This form solicits information from you about your interest in attending the webinars, identification of the issue(s) that you'd like the mentor to address, and designation of whether you'd be interested in serving as the real-time case example, if your topic/question is selected. (You do not need to be a Tulane University alum or student to participate.)

We’ve categorized topics as shown but welcome additional categories you may want addressed.



Please contact me at SueMentors AT gmail.com if you have problems with the form or specific questions.

After you submit the Interest form, please email your latest CV or resume to: Sue_Men.cdiif7k3cxm6ksm0@u.box.com


Thank you for your interest.

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