“There’s nothing special about me, I’m just in a special position.” —Rashad Jennings
My experiences taught me not only how powerful mentoring is but how wrong we generally tend to view mentoring in our personal and professional lives.
B.O.L.D members Rashaun Williams and Juwan Bennett are working to help communities thrive in a knowledge-based economy.
You can’t choose your son’s friends, but you can do something even more vital: you can choose your own! Are the friends you have the kind of friends you would like your son to have?
Ben Palmer shares how the practice of mentoring is an act of love. To selflessly devote yourself to the investment and support of another human is love.
Chris Emdin and Edmund Adjapong share about the power of mentorship and how a personal commitment in a boy’s future can make a difference in his life.
Matthew Branch has a call to action for American men: Offer boys the opportunity to witness you demonstrating the qualities of a gentlemen, the duties of a good father, and a man’s responsibilities to his community.
Almost half of children in the United States don’t know what a father even is, Jose Aviles is looking to change that from the inside out.
Thamsanqa Shabalala is bravely becoming the face of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, a renowned South African a cappella singing group.
Zachary Hawkins knows that “the importance of mentorship in helping shift the future course of our most precious resources is greater than ever.”
Keith Brown knows the power of mentoring, so when he recognized the need for more black male mentors in his community he stepped on to center stage to play the role of a lifetime.
It wasn’t until I started telling my mentee the things my boss told me, that I realized how influential my first employer was.
Six years ago today Chicago native Richard Taylor was recovering from a suicide attempt, today he’s a best-selling author and a mentor to countless youth. If you ask him how he did it, he’ll tell you: Mentoring works!
We are examples for others, whether we want to be or not. We influence the development of those around us. Let’s embrace this rather than live in the fantasy that it doesn’t exist.
Guillermo Filice Castro writes of everyone’s wounded child–and its role in perpetuating conflict.
President Poroshenko cancels a trip to Turkey, saying Russian forces are active on two fronts in eastern Ukraine.
Chill. Watch. Say “I wish I could move like that.” Repeat.
There’s a video currently making the rounds on the internet that highlights what many gay youth face when they come out to their families.
Did this man’s roving eyes really ruin the picnic outing, or was it his wife’s jealous nature?
Pretty much nothing.
When the love is gone but the sex remains, the magic is missing and it feels like … um …
When looking at the rich complexities of his own and other people’s life with depression, a man can still end up on the side of hope.
Tamara Star suggests 5 sizzlingly romantic summer dates without the heavy burden of a credit card.
Visit the site, sign up and kick-off your football season the right way! Alex Yarde has the details!
If you’re sitting around waiting for your partner to change, you’re giving away your power.
Shared inside jokes? Identical hobbies? Love of the same breakfast cereal? The lady of your life may happen to be your best friend, too.
Erin Kelly looks at a series of ads intended to help people learn to be more comfortable interacting with folks with disabilities, and to help nurture empathy.
One example where Government helps minimize the horrific results of Mother Nature’s awesome power, saves lives, limits destruction and supports recovery.