Mentoring Champions - Sharing knowledge and perspectives is what mentoring is about (posted about 1 month ago)

Michelle Wright has been a pipeliner for more than 20 years. She has worked in a variety of roles and has a vast amount of knowledge and experience that she often shares with her younger colleagues at Access Pipeline. When she learned about CEPA Foundation’s Mentoring Program, she didn’t think twice about signing up.“Joining the mentoring program seemed like a... read blog

Mentoring Champions - Q&A with Tran Mah-Paulson (posted about 1 month ago)

Tran Mah-Paulson is the President and CEO of the Young Pipeliners Association of Canada (YPAC) and a Senior Welding/Project Engineer at T.D. Williamson. We chatted with him recently about his experience with the CEPA Foundation’s Mentoring Program.Why did you decide to sign up for the mentoring program?I’m a subject matter expert in my field... read blog

Program champions make a lasting impression (posted 4 months ago)

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has 57,000 members across North and South America. So, when its mentoring program was being developed, Kelsey Dashiell, ACOG Program Manager, District VII, knew that its success depended on finding effective ways to spread the word.“Our MentorCity mentoring program is a way to drive engagement amongst... read blog

The unique challenges of becoming a manager for the first time (posted 4 months ago)

VIRGINIA GALTSpecial to The Globe and MailPublished Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 6:00AM ESTThe hardest thing for Shawn Mintz when he was first promoted to management was “letting go” of his front-line functions and moving into a more strategic leadership role. read blog

How mentoring builds confidence (posted 7 months ago)

Self-confidence is key to both personal and professional success. But it doesn’t always come easily and there are days when a new challenge can shake our confidence. Sometimes that challenge goes well and the positive reinforcement that comes with it builds confidence. Other times, that challenge has a less than desired outcome forcing us to learn from the experience.Having... read blog