Mentorship blog

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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Career Story: Paula Nightingale, from Art Buyer to Tech Startup Founder to Business Coach

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Sep 20

September 15, 2020

Career Story: Paula Nightingale, from Art Buyer to Tech Startup Founder to Business Coach

From an agent/producer/art buyer for commercial photographers and illustrators to building a tech start-up from just an idea to an exit, and other impactful roles since, Paula Nightingale’s career story is wide-spanning and diverse. It’s...

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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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Career Stories: Marisa Sires, mentor, and VP of Product and Innovation

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Jun 20

June 3, 2020

Career Stories: Marisa Sires, mentor, and VP of Product and Innovation

Marisa Sires was most recently the Vice President of Product and Innovation at agile workspace company Hana. She’s also a OneUpOneDown mentor, and a great one at that! Marisa jumped into the startup world feet first...

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Burn-out: a cost of startup ambition

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May 20

May 25, 2020

Burn-out: a cost of startup ambition

Burn-out is more common than you might think. It’s particularly prominents in startups, whether they’re Silicon Valley or Auckland based. OneUpOneDown mentor and mentee, Dil Khosa, found this out first hand when she hit ‘the...

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Career Stories: Tania Hack, mentor, and Marketing + Communications Consultant

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May 20

May 20, 2020

Career Stories: Tania Hack, mentor, and Marketing + Communications Consultant

Tania is a New Zealand based Marketing and Communications consultant who is passionate about the environment, staying fit and healthy, and giving back. Having realised her passion for marketing while completing a business degree at...

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