My first pitch of 2017 has been picked up and published. You might say that free Lance is the best Lance that I've known, but to be honest I would really enjoy meeting paid Lance. Paid Lance is the Lance that I hope to meet this year.
God has a sense of humor, of this I am convinced. I don't want to call it a resolution or even a goal, but I am making a conscious effort to be more positive day to day. As it turns out my first article published for this new year was picked up by The Daily Positive and for this we LOL.
You can read How To Identify The Right Mentor by Jon Isaacson HERE. To wet your appetite for the casserole of creativity that this article will unleash, enclosed is an exclusive excerpt:
Successful professionals understand the importance of learning the hard skills of their chosen craft. But when it comes to management skills, the value of mentorship is often forgotten. Mentoring is a relationship of purpose wherein Professional A enlists Professional B to assist in his personal and/or professional development. Mentorship is broad and unique to the various industries and stages of professional development. If mentorship were an actual ship, what would that sea craft look like and how can individuals apply this to their search for the right mentor?
Thank you for reading in 2016, hope you all have a fun and fulfilling pursuit of joyfulness in 2017!
Jon Isaacson. Green belt in the puzzle art of business. Helping people clarify their vision, optimize productivity & follow through w/ creative solutions #MTWSL
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