Developing and Retaining Women Leaders—The Importance of Mentoring

By Donna Evans, President and CEO, Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce According to a study conducted by professors at Oregon State University’s College of Business, female executives are more than twice as likely to leave their jobs – voluntarily and involuntarily – as men. Besides the need for workplace flexibility, one of the top reasons that women […]

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Get the Most Out of Mentoring

By Lisa Berquist, Founder and President, Embrace the Leader within and CWCC Member Mentoring is one of the most valuable tools we have available to us,  and it is one of the most misunderstood and underutilized.  I attribute having a successful 30+ year career to the many mentors I had along the way. Some I […]

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What we can learn from moms about mentoring

By Aimee Cohen, CWCC member As the proud mother of two teenagers, I’m thrilled to admit that Mother’s Day is one of my favorite days of the year.  I cherish every handmade card, glowing words of appreciation and gratitude, and an endless supply of very special hugs and kisses.  Every parent knows that this is […]

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The Impacts of Becoming a Mentor

By Megan Hebenstreit, CWCC Member Maya Angelou once said, “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”  In business we will all eventually forget our highs and lows, and the thousands of people we’ve encountered along the way.  […]

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