Category Archives: Mentors Blog

How popular culture defines values today.

Here are a few excerpts from a great article about values. (Personal Growth, Your Values, Your Life by by Jim Taylor Ph.D.) One of the most powerful ways in which this “value” was impressed on you was in how you learned to define success. Popular culture typically defines success winning, wealth, status, physical appearance, and…
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Where do your values come from?

Values defined. A person’s principles or standards of behavior; one’s judgment of what is important in life. Character defined The mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual. Success can be defined as accomplishing a desired goal or purpose, a straight forward and easily understood definition. How an individual defines personal success is a more…
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The 5 Step Initiative, and how it works.

​At the end of each Mentors book there is a selection called the 5 Step Initiative. This is where the reader can choose their own personal value or character trait to work on. Below are the five steps contained in the initiative. Step 1: Select two or three values from the Master Value List that…
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What is a Mentor?

To know the value of a mentor we need to define what it is. The dictionary states: mentor noun 1 His political mentors: adviser, guide, guru, counselor, consultant; confidant(e). 2 Regular meetings between mentor and trainee: trainer, teacher, tutor, instructor. From these definitions we can see that a mentor is really more than a teacher,…
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