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Celebrating Menttium's 30 years in the business of developing leaders through mentoring and changing one life at a time. Our community of leaders share lessons on life, leadership and everything in between. To learn more about Menttium, go to www.menttium.com.

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Celebrating Menttium's 30 years in the business of developing leaders through mentoring and changing one life at a time. Our community of leaders share lessons on life, leadership and everything in between. To learn more about Menttium, go to www.menttium.com.

    Part 2: Building a Resilient Career Journey with Dr. Roz Tsai, Vice President of Talent, Learning, & Organizational Effectiveness at Thrivent

    Part 2: Building a Resilient Career Journey with Dr. Roz Tsai, Vice President of Talent, Learning, & Organizational Effectiveness at Thrivent

    In part 2 of our episode on resilience, Dr. Roz Tsai, an expert in the talent development space, discusses how to think about career maps in a world of hybrid work and disruption. She identifies several ways to prioritize career growth to align with one’s values and priorities. Roz outlines the expectations for leaders as they take on more senior roles, and she recommends several great books for dealing with career setbacks. Roz also shares her habits for success, her advice to young professionals, and her favorite quote.

    • 29 min
    Resilience in Turbulent Times with Dr. Roz Tsai, Vice President of Talent, Learning, & Organizational Effectiveness at Thrivent

    Resilience in Turbulent Times with Dr. Roz Tsai, Vice President of Talent, Learning, & Organizational Effectiveness at Thrivent

    In Part 1 of this 2-part episode, Dr. Roz Tsai will talk about resilience, which is an essential ingredient for thriving during turbulent times. Roz will define resilience and highlight specific practices to shift our mindset and strengthen our resilience. Using the “3G’s” (gratitude, grit, grace), Roz walks us through how we can cultivate daily habits to improve our wellbeing. Based on her research in the talent management space, Roz outlines the 3 most important things that leaders can do to foster resilience in their team. 

    • 26 min
    The art of Managing Up and Executive Presence with Zoa Norman, Director of Client Success at ADP

    The art of Managing Up and Executive Presence with Zoa Norman, Director of Client Success at ADP

    This week we have our conversation with Zoa Norman.  Drawing on her role as the Director of Client Success at ADP, Zoa walks us through her strategies for bringing out the best in individuals and teams.  She illustrates that understanding what motivates individuals is a powerful way to create positive change and boost team performance.  Zoa also will demonstrate the art of managing up through concise communication, observing reactions, and asking for feedback.  You will also hear about the habits that have helped Zoa be successful and her advice for up-and-coming leaders. 

    • 43 min
    Creating and Communicating your Brand – in life, career and mentoring; with Pam Hollander, Vice President, Marketing Strategy and Client Success at TSMGI, and Founder of PH Marketing Solutions

    Creating and Communicating your Brand – in life, career and mentoring; with Pam Hollander, Vice President, Marketing Strategy and Client Success at TSMGI, and Founder of PH Marketing Solutions

    In this episode, Pam Hollander discusses what she has learned from her experiences as a marketing executive focused on creating and communicating ‘Brands’. As both a former Menttium mentee and 9-time Menttium Mentor, Pam offers a dual perspective as she highlights just how transformative a clearly communicated self-definition can be – as well as noting that it is always an aspect of the mentoring experience. Pam shares her own stories of managing some of the common challenges facing so many of us today (downsizing, being a working mom, career decisions). And she shares the tips and tools that helped her navigate through the changes; and allowed her to capture the learning into a broader definition of who she is today.

    • 27 min
    Communicating Across Difference – whether physical, positional or cultural difference; with Peter Vorbrich, C-Suite Executive

    Communicating Across Difference – whether physical, positional or cultural difference; with Peter Vorbrich, C-Suite Executive

    This week’s episode features a conversation with Peter Vorbrich, former CFO for CarVal Investors, and current mentor to both Menttium mentees and a variety of early-stage entrepreneurial companies. Pete draws upon his 25 years of global experience, including the 5 years he lived in Japan, as he shares his insights around the importance of being intentional in both how and what we communicate. His stories demonstrate how successful communication is essential to building a culture of trust - as well as highlighting the fact that when people understand the 'why', the ‘how’ becomes easier. Pete also discusses how an intentional focus on seeking opportunities to ‘learn at the point of difference’ has not only enhanced his career but also his mentor experience. This podcast provides a thoughtful and empathetic perspective on communication and connection.

    • 30 min
    The power of the mentor and mentee connection with Elsie Chappa, Consultant for Bosch Management Services, and, returning guest, Artie Lynnworth

    The power of the mentor and mentee connection with Elsie Chappa, Consultant for Bosch Management Services, and, returning guest, Artie Lynnworth

    In this episode Elsie Chappa and Artie Lynnworth demonstrate the enduring power of the mentor and mentee connection!  Elsie and Artie tell a wonderful story about what it was like to meet for the first time in person 17 years after their mentoring partnership.  Elsie highlights some of the issues she has faced being in a male-dominated industry, that requires constant innovation and change management.  Artie and Elsie have an in-depth discussion about how to take more control of your career planning and become more influential in your workplace.  They both offer excellent advice for authentically promoting yourself in the workplace, and they share the most important things they have learned in their career. 

    • 45 min

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