A Typical Village Training: The Genuine Contact Way

The project was Financial Literacy Training. The participants, 42 women living in a remote village in India. The common mindset – and moreover my own assumptions about the participants – is a typical orthodox mindset to be non-progressive, non-communicative and less willing to be part of change in the society. … Read More

Power of Collaborative Mentoring: The Genuine Contact Way

Typically, one associates mentoring with the act of someone older, more experienced or knowledgeable, giving advice to someone younger, less knowledgeable and experienced than them. With traditional mentoring, it is assumed that the mentees benefit from the guidance provided by the mentor. Can mentoring also be collaborative? If so, how … Read More

Reflection - Knowing where you’re going by knowing where you’ve been

Recently, I worked with a group of students employed as Mentors for students entering their university. They are part of a program designed to build the university community and to help new students integrate into student life and their studies. The program asks a lot of these young people, both … Read More

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