MENTORING PART 6: Wrapping it up

Jun 10th, 2014 Bev's Blog 7 min read

History and legend record the deeds of princes and kings, but each of us has a birthright to actualise our potential. Through their deeds and work, mentors help us to move toward that actualisation ~Gordon F. Shea   There are times in most of our lives when there were people who were willing to mentor us but we didn’t recognise them or we felt the…

MENTORING PART 5: THE POWER OF PEERS

May 29th, 2014 Bev's Blog 6 min read

The Three Musketeers by Alexander Dumas is one of the best-loved classics of all time. A swashbuckling adventure story of camaraderie, subterfuge, romance and honour, it’s ironic that there are actually not three but four musketeers, and the one who isn’t technically a musketeer is actually the leader of the band. What that means is that when people work together for a common purpose, who’s…

MENTORING PART 4: BEING A MENTOR = BIG PICTURE THINKING

May 10th, 2014 Bev's Blog 10 min read

A man stood near a construction site where several bricklayers were working hard in the hot sun. He asked one guy, ‘What are you doing?’ The guy looked at him as though he was a sandwich short of a picnic and said ‘Duh! I’m laying bricks.’ The man moved on to a second bricklayer, asking him the same question, ‘What are you doing?’ The second…

MENTORING: Anyone can do it and Everyone should!

Apr 2nd, 2014 Bev's Blog 6 min read

One of the greatest classics of literature, The Odyssey, was written almost 3000 years ago by the great poet Homer. The story is about a guy named Odysseus who went on a long journey, leaving his baby boy in the care of his friend, Mentor. For the next 20 years, Mentor encouraged, fathered, counselled and advised Telemachus until he reached maturity, at which time his…

Heike Prentice, Leadership & Direction Coach

Nov 11th, 2013 Endorsements 1 min read

Serious about developing your own leadership potential? If you are serious about developing your own leadership potential and are looking for a mentor who will take you much further that you thought possible, Bev Murrill is the right person for you to work with. You can learn about leadership principles and tools in books and seminars, but far more is caught rather than taught, and…