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Choosing the Right Mentor

Choosing the right mentor is a decision that can have a major impact on your career. But what exactly is a mentor, and how will you know that a mentor is the best choice? 305 more words


Taking Care of the People We Manage

Contrary to what a lot of managers believe, you can actually be nice to those you manage and still be respected. I would even go a bit beyond respect and say you will be loved. 460 more words


Mentoring gets Approved Provider Standard

We’re over the moon to have been awarded the Mentoring and Befriending Foundation‘s Approved Provider Standard.  We’re just one year into formally offering our mentoring programme and we’re so pleased to have had the quality and effectiveness of our mentoring confirmed by the national mentoring organisation.   86 more words


our most important mentorship.

Last Saturday, February 28, marked 25 years since Joe came and then, almost as quickly, left us. But in so many good ways he has never left. 631 more words

Why I'm Here

Lovely Perception

~ Written by Cassie Harris

“Will sign language be in Heaven?” As a deaf interpreter, that question gets asked by Christians quite often. It’s a good question. 251 more words


Matches see the Minnesota Vikings take on the Carolina Panthers

A generous friend of BBBS arranged an incredible opportunity for some of our Bigs and Littles to attend a Minnesota Vikings game in November. Before the Vikings took on the Carolina Panthers, matches were invited into the Hall of Fame room at TCF Bank Stadium for nachos, hot dogs and a couple surprises.   106 more words

Big Brothers Big Sisters

When I used to run a mile

I’ve had plenty of acquaintances, strangers, and friends tell me their life stories and struggles. Not all were uplifting. Some were emotionally draining. Some were funny. 1,267 more words