Mentorship blog

The benefits of being a mentor

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Mar 20

March 1, 2020

The benefits of being a mentor

Most people think that mentees are the only ones who gain value from mentorship, but you’d be surprised at how much the mentor can gain too. Not only do mentors get the joy of seeing...

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Meet our new technical co-founder, Dzhuliana Nikolova

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Feb 20

February 6, 2020

Meet our new technical co-founder, Dzhuliana Nikolova

It’s been a busy few months over in our camp, as we wrapped up our first round of mentorship, ran our first few events and started our hunt for a technical co-founder. We’re learning and...

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How to be a great communicator

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Jan 20

January 6, 2020

How to be a great communicator

Improving communication is a common area that women who have signed up to OneUpOneDown are looking for support with through mentorship, and honestly, we're not surprised! Effective communication skills are important for self-esteem and self-actualisation,...

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How to create a 90 day plan

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Sep 19

September 2, 2019

How to create a 90 day plan

When you sign up to OneUpOneDown you will be matched with a mentor and/or a mentee for 3 months. Creating a 90 day plan together is a useful way to get thoughts out of your...

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Getting prepared for your first meeting with your mentor

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Aug 19

August 11, 2019

Getting prepared for your first meeting with your mentor

Are you feeling a bit nervous about meeting your mentor for the first time and a little unsure what to expect? We hear you, your first meeting can be a little daunting. But with a...

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Getting prepared for your first meeting with your mentee

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Aug 19

August 9, 2019

Getting prepared for your first meeting with your mentee

A RESOURCE FOR MENTORS So you’ve been matched with a mentee and you’ve got your first session coming up. You haven’t been a mentor before and you’re a little nervous about how to manage this...

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How to be an effective mentor

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Mar 19

March 21, 2019

How to be an effective mentor

A big part of our mission at One Up One Down is to teach more people to become effective mentors. Mentorship is not only a way to give back to others, it is also a...

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