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Finding Mentors

  Who is a mentor? It is someone who is your guide, confidant, coach. The term originated from the ancient Greek epic Odyssey by Homer. Mentor was Telemachus’ teacher and guide in this story of quest and self discovery. Over time, the word ‘mentor’ has come to...

Mentoring is about unfurling…

  Today I met a friend who works for an organization that is financially highly successful and the economic gains to leaders in the higher ranks of this organization retains them far longer than the prevailing culture could possibly afford. My friend said being in...

Davos, the Equality myth & #MentorHer

  Being Switzerland based, Davos is 'just' a train ride away for me. Interestingly though I have been to Davos to ski a few times, this was the first time in 17 years that I decided to participate at the 2018 World Economic Forum (WEF). With 21 percent of the...

Let Trust THRIVE In The Mentoring Relationship

 Trust is the foundation on which the super structure of all relationships personal or professional is based! In a mentoring relationship trust is the most essential ingredient to make the association work as the mentee more than the mentor would discuss areas of...

About Thrive with Mentoring

 THRIVE for Mentoring is a global not-for-profit Mentoring initiative that I launched (with the support of a fabulous team of course) in Zurich in December 2017. We also launched a highly successful Mumbai chapter in early January 2018. More events are planned in...

Getting to know your mentor or mentee

At THRIVE with mentoring we take a lot of care to match mentors with mentees based on their requirements. And after the chemistry meeting, the key task for the pairs is to get to know each other. Mutual vulnerability fosters closeness. For the development of a close...

7 FAQs on Mentoring

  The Mumbai launch of THRIVE : Mentoring for success on 5th Jan, 2018 attracted a panel of senior practitioners who have agreed to dedicate their time and energy to the initiative. As I am travelling across India this week, I came across women from very diverse...

From Zurich to Mumbai…join the Mentoring Magic…

  Within a couple of weeks of launching THRIVE, several friends and colleagues commented, ‘How I wish I could participate in THRIVE’…and I thought – ‘what a fabulous idea?’ Amazing things happen, when women support each other. With the support of Aparna Vishwasrao who...

Mentoring magic…

  I was in my first year of being in a foreign country. I was in a dream job for a 20-something, training manager for a Swiss multinational. I was privileged to work with some of the top practitioners in the world of executive leadership development. I was in awe of...

An invitation to Thrive

  It will soon be a week since we launched THRIVE . As expected, we got a very positive response from our wonderful community in Zurich. Within a few hours we had plenty of applications to become ‘mentees’, but only a couple to become ‘mentors’. This has really set me...

Launching Thrive : Mentoring for success

 Think of 3 successful women whom you admire, chances are very high that they all had mentors who helped them succeed. Amazing things happen, when women support each other. Behind every successful woman is a tribe of other successful women who have her back. That is...

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