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Creative ways to land a job

I love creativity, and one of the most fruitful uses of creativity is landing a job. Over the years I’ve encountered some very creative ways...

Get the passion again

Practically every team in professional sports has one or more players who were not high draft choices but have excelled. Look at the National...

The power of resilience

Derek Redmond was favored to medal in the 400-meter race for the United Kingdom at the 1992 Summer Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain. But...

How to spot a liar

According to a new biography, a man who became infamous for deception got his start at a young age. As a high school sophomore,...

Tips to give a better speech

Everyone is a salesperson whether they want to admit it or not. Why? Because from the time you get up in the morning until...

Ready, willing and parable

If you’ve read anything I have written over the years, you’ve probably figured out that I love stories that put management principles into action,...
Jo-Ann Schofield has been on Mentor Rhode Island’s staff for 22 years, starting as the program assistant to the Warwick Mentor Program. She has led the organization since 2013. The nonprofit is the statewide resource for youth and corporate mentoring and has formed a network of over 60 programs. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Adopt mentoring mindset

Jo-Ann Schofield | Mentor Rhode Island: The RI Mentoring Partnership Inc. CEO and president We are all on this journey together. As social beings, the...

Life lessons from ‘Grandma Ruth’

I’m going to take a detour from business advice and focus instead on gratitude. I am grateful for the opportunity to get to know...

The importance of education

One day a teacher asked her class, “Can anyone give me a sentence with an object in it?” A little girl said, “Teacher, you’re the...

Think about the future

Back in 1960, when I bought a small envelope company with dreams of becoming a gazillionaire, I could not imagine a world where people...
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