One of the best ways to kick off the New Year, besides goal-setting, is to practice thankfulness for the positives in your life. What better way to put that into action than by giving thanks to the mentors who have influenced personal and professional growth? January is National Mentoring Month and, more specifically, January 21st is Thank Your Mentor Day. Mentoring has been proven to have positive effects, especially on young people. According to Mentoring.org, young adults who were at-risk for falling off track but had a mentor are: 55% more likely to enroll in college 78% more … [Read more...]
How to Find a Mentor: in a Medical Profession and Otherwise!
Mentorship is an invaluable component to any aspiring doctor’s journey. It provides direction in the midst of overwhelming decisions, encouragement when the road gets bumpy, and specific insights into your field of interest. Jessie Koljonen, doctor in the making, shares her experience with mentorship in our upcoming book and eBook series, Outliers in Medicine. Jessie has a background marked with many high achievements: She completed her undergraduate degree in Behavioral Biology at John Hopkins University, and has been involved in numerous medical organizations, building her resume and … [Read more...]
How your words can be a game changer #InspireHerMind #RunLikeaGirl
Women are strong, intelligent, and generally underrated. The popular female stigma accepted by many adult men and women is hindering young ladies and teens from pursuing their passions and doing what they were born to do. At least that’s what the statistics show. These inspiring commercials will change the way you look at the foundations of femininity and inspire you to address young females as so much more than “pretty” and “dainty”. This Verizon ad highlights a young woman and her curiosity from childhood to pre-teen years, toward nature and tinkering with … [Read more...]