The Mentors Who Made Me
By Grasp HR
Grasp HR talks to a variety of successful individuals about the mentors in their lives that made them who they are today as well as covering relevant topics in the learning, workplace culture and mentoring space.
What makes a great mentor?
Ahead of Season 2 of The Mentors Who Made Me, we take a look back at what our guests from Season 1 consider makes a great mentor in this helpful compilation for any aspiring mentor out there.
February 24, 2021
Episode 15: Amanda Nolen - Author of the LinkedIn course, 'The Future of Workplace Learning'
In our final episode of the season, we speak to Amanda Nolen, Learning Strategist and Author of the LinkedIn course, 'The Future of Workplace Learning'. Take a listen as we explore skills gaps and the role of mentoring in the future of learning.
December 08, 2020
Episode 14: Donna Peters - Career Coach and Host of The Me-Suite Podcast
This week we speak to Career Coach and Host of The Me-Suite Donna Petes, about the meaning and importance of mentorship in career development and how the mentors in her life made her what she is today.
November 30, 2020
Episode 13: Elizabeth Lembke - Chief Talent Navigator at Transforming Talent
We speak to Elizabeth Lembke about communication in today's workplace, systemic coaching, the importance of collaboration and boss mentors.
November 23, 2020
Episode 12: Professor Jennifer Petriglieri - Author of Couples That Work
We speak to Jennifer Petriglieri, Professor of Organisational Behaviour at INSEAD, and author of Couples That Work, about her amazing book on how dual-career couples can thrive in love and in work. Jennifer shares how mentorship has supported her throughout her life and we discuss how to find and use mentorship to help find a better balance between parenting and work without sacrificing our careers.
November 16, 2020
Episode 11: José María Villarreal -VP HR Intl. Markets Group, Ford Motor Company
This week we talk to José María Villarreal about the opportunities of self exploration and growth through mentoring and harnessing global talent in large organisations.
November 02, 2020
Episode 10: Chris Aleong - Head of Emerging Markets at Endoceutics
This week we speak to mentoring enthusiast Chris Aleong about how mentoring helped him change from a career in finance to a career in Life Sciences. Chris shares with us best practice for mentors as well as a fantastic example of how you can change direction in your career and be successful, especially with a little help from mentorship.
October 20, 2020
Episode 9: Nathan Chestney-Stagg - VP Vault Strategy Europe at Veeva Systems
Having proactively found his first mentor on a golf range when he was just 13 years old, NCS knows a thing or two about mentoring. We talk to Nathan about his mentoring matrix, diversity of thought and active listening and get to delve into his experience to see what makes a great mentorship.
October 05, 2020
Episode 8: Mariana Machado - VP Global Cultural Transformation, Accor
We speak to Mariana Machado about all things mentoring and culture and explore how understanding human behaviours and mindsets is key to the growth and development of employees. Mariana tells us about her far from linear career and we discuss how mentoring can help employees move to different roles, to the benefit of themselves and their organisation.
September 09, 2020
Episode 7: Kate McCourt - VP CIS Development, Change Management & Europe at DHL Express
We speak to Kate McCourt VP CIS Development, Change Management & Europe at DHL Express about her experience with mentoring programmes in large organisations. Kate speaks to us about how, and more importantly why, to find and reach out to mentors - "you'll be surprised how willing people are to help you".
September 01, 2020
Episode 6: Sergey Gorbatov - Co-author of Fair Talk: Three Steps to Powerful Feedback
This week we spoke to Sergey Gorbatov; professor, researcher, speaker of leadership and HR and co-author of Fair Talk: Three Steps to Powerful Feedback about how to give and use feedback effectively in your personal and professional development.
August 25, 2020
Episode 5: Leïla Bazzi - Lawyer, gender equality advocate and founder of Lean In Morocco Chapter
We talk to lawyer, gender equality advocate and founder of Lean In Morocco Chapter, Leïla Bazzi, about mentoring and gender equality.
August 17, 2020
Episode 4: Kenny Temowo - Head of Leadership Development and Learning at Improbable
In this episode, we speak with the Head of Leadership Development and Learning at Improbable, Kenny Temowo, about experience design, creativity in learning and the mentors who have supported him throughout his career and personal development.
July 24, 2020
Episode 3: Alan Slavik - COO Grasp
This week we talk to Alan Slavik, the latest addition to the Grasp team, about his vast experience with mentors and his journey through the field of learning and development.
July 14, 2020
Episode 2: Ed Beccle - Co-Founder Grasp
Join us as we speak to our very own founder Ed Beccle about what role mentoring has played in his career and how it helped him create the Grasp mentoring platform.
June 26, 2020
Episode 1: Lucy Mullins - Executive Coach and Co-Founder of Ride The Wave
Join us as we speak with Lucy Mullins, an executive coach and Co-Founder of Ride The Wave, an exciting new professional coach training programme. We'll be talking about the mentors in her life as well as the differences between coaching and mentoring and what we can take from coaching techniques to become better mentors ourselves.
June 17, 2020