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Tag: Mentoris Times

April 18, 2019

Stepping out of your comfort zone

Have you ever talked yourself out of pursuing a dream? Do you have difficulties controlling your negative, sabotaging or internal thoughts? Is this preventing you from being the best version of yourself? If you’ve answered “yes” to a few of these, you’re certainly not alone. These reactions are caused primarily from a fear of one thing: stepping out of your comfort zone.

April 18, 2019

Jump out of that airplane!

…also known as stepping out of your comfort zone. The comfort zone is a self-imposed boundary. Do you know what is your comfort zone?

April 11, 2019

Leadership Spotlight: Capt. David M. Lockney

This edition of the “Mentoris Times” features an interview with Navy Capt. David M. Lockney. Lockney is the director of Maritime Customer Operations and has over 27 years of Naval Service and seven months experience in the federal government with the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime.

Nov. 7, 2018

Moments in leadership

As a military retiree, I vividly remember a variety of occasions where I was required to step up and take the lead. One specific incident which I’ll never forget occurred during the beginning of Operation Allied Force while stationed at Aviano Air Base, Italy.

Nov. 6, 2018

Leadership to Me

In my opinion a good leader works hard, provides a clear direction for those that follow them to go and would not assign anything to their subordinates that they haven’t or are not willing to do themselves.

Nov. 4, 2018

Leadership roles

Everyone has a Leadership role. In business and life there are owners, managers, project leaders and informal leaders.

Nov. 1, 2018

Leadership and Level II Mentoring

Participation in the Level II Mentorship program provides an opportunity by which to guide our career advancement. As members of the program we should each ask ourselves what is the nature of advancement that we seek. Do we want to be managers, or do we want to be leaders? Often the terms management and leadership are used synonymously. Are they synonymous?

Oct. 30, 2018

Leadership styles

September's leadership event consist of panelist that answered various questions on their style.

Oct. 27, 2018

Effective workplace communications

The presenters were Patrice Dunston, LaNelle Williams, Glen Goble, Stephen Shaw and Margaret Kaschalk.Body language is 90% of the message; the words are 10% which are the details of the message. When presenting, movementis necessary to keep the audience’s attention. Always leave your message on a positive note. Here are the most commonaspects;

Oct. 25, 2018

Mentoris Times: From the editor - Carol Frazee

Taking on the Leadership role may sound like an easy task. I have had many opportunities in the past to have the privilege of serving in the leadership role.