JULIA KIRBY: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast, from Harvard Business Review. I’m Julia Kirby, and today I’m joined by one of the authors I most enjoy working with. She’s Herminia Ibarra. She’s the Cora Chaired Professor of Leadership and Learning
Editor’s Note: With the passage into summer, we have reached the season of graduation speeches. Many of these provide useful and relevant insight for mentoring. Today, we revisit Michael Lewis’ address, delivered a few years ago at Princeton, about luck … Read the rest
“The way a problem is defined determines not only what is done about it, but also what is not done—or what apparently need not be done.”
Caplan, N., & Nelson, S. D. (1973). On being useful: The … Read the rest
Duke, T., Farruggia, S. P., & Germo, G. R. (2017). “I don’t know where I would be right now if it wasn’t for them”: Emancipated foster care youth and their important non-parental adults. Children and Youth Services Review, 76, … Read the rest
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Inequality and underrepresentation of youth from historically marginalized communities have been stubbornly … Read the rest
For the past year, I’ve been writing a book on mentoring and, as I pull together the many threads of history, social policy, and research, an interesting picture is emerging. One that raises uncomfortable questions about mentoring … Read the rest
In a pair of new studies conducted at Yale University and the Institute for Policy Studies, researchers identified a troubling trend in the United States: The racial wealth divide is worse than we realize, and we … Read the rest
Talking about class differences can help close the collegiate achievement gap between first- and continuing-generation students, according to Stanford research.
Research has shown that first-generation college students – those who do not have a parent … Read the rest
Topics of Interest
- MENTOR: The National Mentoring PartnershipNovember 12, 2014 - MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in the United States. For nearly 25 years, MENTOR has served the mentoring field by providing a public voice, developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide and promoting quality for mentoring through standards, cutting-edge research and state of the art tools.
- Academic Web PagesAugust 6, 2012 - Academic Web Pages is the leading provider of customized websites for researchers, centers, nonprofits, and universities. AWP designed and has contributed generously to the creation of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring.