Mentoring Done Right: Everybody Wins!

April 16, 2014
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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The buzz: Mentoring. Mentoring at its most basic involves a more experienced or knowledgeable person helping to guide someone less experienced or knowledgeable for personal and/or professional development. But mentoring can be so much more. It’s a two-way learning street, with its own rules and culture. It can be done in reverse. And it can help your organization pass on cultural norms and more. The experts speak. Sherryanne Meyer, Air Products and Chemicals: “’Help me, Obi Wan Kenobi!’ is the phrase I will occasionally recite to colleagues who have some knowledge that I need. Obi Wan was Luke and Anakin Skywalker’s mentor in Star Wars.” Sarah Cooke, Great Place to Work: “I'd rather regret the things I have done than the things that I haven't” (Lucille Ball). Meaghan Sullivan, SAP: “Dress for success… always present yourself both mentally and in physical appearance in the job that you want to be in… one level up.” Join us for Mentoring Done Right: Everybody Wins!

Technology Revolution: The Future of Now

Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific/11 AM Eastern Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

Technology in many shapes, forms, and devices is already shaping nearly every aspect of your life. How? On your smart phone and tablet with thousands of apps to enhance your work and daily living. On streaming media that lets you watch TV and movies anytime anywhere. On social media where your voice is instantly amplified to reach the world. Think you’ve seen it all? Not! There’s more to come and you’re part of making it happen – right now. Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she speaks with future-focused visionaries on Technology Revolution: The Future of Now, broadcasting live every Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific Time/11 AM Eastern Time, on the Business Channel.

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham produced and hosted her first live talk radio show in 1998 on AM1240–WGBB, Long Island, NY’s oldest terrestrial radio station. A few years later, she moved from terrestrial to Internet radio with her author interview show, “Up Close and Personal.” In 2011, working at the enterprise software leader SAP, she developed the concept for a weekly live global business thought leadership roundtable series on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel – and launched “Coffee Break with Game-Changers” on October 5, 2011. Over the next nine years, Bonnie D. created, produced and hosted 46 additional SAP series on the Business Channel, attracting millions of listeners around the world. Since becoming an independent broadcaster in 2019, she has developed and hosted live radio and podcast series on the Business Channel for eight additional organizations, as well as her own weekly series, “Read My Lips: Cool Conversations with Creatives with akaRadioRed,” on the Empowerment Channel. In 2023, her live-streaming “Technology Revolution: The Future of Now” series was ranked No. 6 on FeedSpot’s Top 70 Technology Podcasts to Listen to in 2023. What powers Bonnie D.’s passion for radio? She “loves speaking with smart people!”

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