Mentorship blog

The Observer vs. the Reactor. Which is your default state?

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Dec 20

December 24, 2020

The Observer vs. the Reactor. Which is your default state?

We all have emotions, no matter who we are or how well we have trained ourselves to manage them. They come and go, all the time. What sets people apart is their ability to understand...

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OneUpOneDown launches new web app for mentors and mentees

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Dec 20

December 15, 2020

OneUpOneDown launches new web app for mentors and mentees

We're excited to announce the launch of our new web app! 🎊 Now mentors and mentees can create their profiles, update and prioritise the tags that describe the experience they have or want to gain...

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What exactly should I  journal for? Tips from Dzhuliana Nikolova

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Nov 20

November 16, 2020

What exactly should I journal for? Tips from Dzhuliana Nikolova

In our previous article, we discussed how to build a habit of journaling but we didn’t go much into detail about the actual process of journaling. In this article, Dzhuliana Nikolova, Co-Founder & CTO of...

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Building the habit of journaling – a tool for mentees

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Nov 20

November 8, 2020

Building the habit of journaling – a tool for mentees

Being in tune with how you feel and the challenges you're grappling with will help you to get the most out of your relationship with your mentor. It will help you to bring the real...

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Improving your ability to speak to how you feel – a guide for mentees

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Oct 20

October 21, 2020

Improving your ability to speak to how you feel – a guide for mentees

Conversations with your mentor will become richer and more meaningful when you say what you mean, rather than what you think you should say. Speaking openly and honestly is a practice that you can develop...

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The Dance of the Mentor and Mentee

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Oct 20

October 8, 2020

The Dance of the Mentor and Mentee

Our mission at OneUpOneDown is to help women develop themselves through mentorship. This development comes directly from the support and advice shared by a mentor and, as importantly, from the experience that showing up as...

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Essence Management & Image Management in Mentorship

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Sep 20

September 2, 2020

Essence Management & Image Management in Mentorship

We were fortunate to have Cathy Scharetg, VP of Operations at Intero Real Estate, Director of Women Wise & Worthy and valued OneUpOneDown mentor, run a webinar on the topic ‘ The Essence of Connection’. ...

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Career Stories: Kathryn George, Upskilling to Stay Relevant in a Transforming Media Industry

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Aug 20

August 16, 2020

Career Stories: Kathryn George, Upskilling to Stay Relevant in a Transforming Media Industry

Meet Kathryn George, Digital & Motion Designer at Stuff Media, New Zealand's largest and most popular news media company, and a mentor through OneUpOneDown. Kathryn spent a large part of her career working in print...

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Career Stories: Anna Resnick, from Software Developer to Mindset Coach

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Jul 20

July 16, 2020

Career Stories: Anna Resnick, from Software Developer to Mindset Coach

Anna took a brave leap out of a career in software and product development to pursue the work most meaningful for her. She realised that, despite having a good job title and the lifestyle she...

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Completing Your Three-Month Mentoring Match

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Jul 20

July 7, 2020

Completing Your Three-Month Mentoring Match

Each mentor-mentee match made through OneUpOneDown lasts 3-months. This is to promote rapid learning and development and to keep each relationship fresh, focused and engaging. Once the three-months is over, mentors and mentees can be...

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