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A helping hand to herd the cats

In Christina Emery’s day job, she’s the general manager of MediaWorks Whanganui. On the side, she’s on the board of the Women’s Network, and the chairperson of the Business Promotions Committee for Main Street Whanganui. These board roles were new for Christina, and she was running into trouble. It’s a problem common to people with backgrounds like hers. Here’s how it goes: a person develops a solid commercial background. They’ve carved out some skills, they’re in charge of some pretty…

Using mentoring to support a career shift

We often think of mentoring as something for younger people. But this is just a stereotype - the reality couldn’t be further from the truth. Read Callum and Tracey's story to find out more.

Three benefits of mentoring

Jodie Robertson is working with us to deliver a mentoring program for community sector leaders in the Western Bay of Plenty. Jodie's no stranger to mentoring and shares her take on its benefits...