Being a mentor is something that's new for me but a role that I take very seriously.
— mentor quotation by Nicole Richie
My success was due to good luck, hard work, and support and advice from friends and mentors. But most importantly, it depended on me to keep trying after I had failed.
Every kid needs a mentor. Everybody needs a mentor.
Mentoring is all about people -- it's about caring, about relationships and sensitivity. As it becomes increasingly in vogue it is becoming too formulated -- concerned with performance metrics, critical success factors, investment and spending. It'll be a disaster.
In a battery, I strive to maximize electrical potential.
When mentoring, I strive to maximize human potential.
As teachers, we should strive to be the ordinary heroes, the moral exemplars, to the people we mentor.
Dr. Cox mentors the rookie doctors with a spoonful of dirt and then a cup of sugar. I see him as an archetypal descendent of two of my favorite curmudgeonly characters: Lou Grant and Louie De Palma.
I come here tonight as a sister, blessed with a brother who is my mentor, my protector and my lifelong friend. And I come here as a wife who loves my husband and believes he will be an extraordinary president.
The more consistent a father can be or a mentor can be in the person's life and teach them principles of real solid manhood, character, integrity and leadership, the more consistent you can be in the person's life and teach them those things at a younger age, and then the better off they'll be.
I would say my biggest mentor has been my father because he always has been.
Actually both of my parents have always been ones to encourage me to be myself and stay true to myself and not fall into what other people want me to do.
Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction.
You treat characters like people you meet in life-friends or mentors.
This is what happens when you are on the wrong side of 40.
Young adults, who could be your children, are now working with you. I was playing their parents or mentor. I started to think: Oh, I am not part of that group any more.
It's wonderful to work with someone with mentor status.
I'll happily mentor anyone who wants mentoring, and most of that goes on by internet rather than face to face.
I think kids should have a mentor and a role model, but that they shouldn't take one person's opinion to be what we call final assessment or judgment about how life is supposed to be.
And I'd watch George C. Scott from backstage. He was one of my mentors.
For years, I looked to Bruce Lee as a mentor as being a Chinese and Asian man living in this country.
Karl Malden was quite a mentor. He taught me things he had learned from being in front of a camera so long.
I was lucky that I met the right mentors and teachers at the right moment.
He taught me literature, and he actually taught me how to read. He was my personal mentor.
I considered Nat King Cole to be a friend and, in many ways, a mentor.
He always had words of profound advice.
As I see with Lori's testimony, you say what good could come out of all these abortions and all what she's been through? But she has been a part of a new Bible for women, a mentoring Bible.
We've never performed the song live outside of recording it in the studio.
That was a dream come true because Whitney, she's an icon and she's been one of my main mentors in this business.
I remember the mentoring experiences of some teachers that I had, like a second term home room teacher in public school that really was very helpful to me.
I get scared to death when I see people who say they've found Jesus Christ, and they're out there, and I wonder, who's teaching them? Who's mentoring them?
And the only studies were - Rodney Dangerfield was my mentor and he was my Yale drama school for comedy.
Mentors of mine were under a big pressure to minimize their femininity to make it. I'm not going to do that. That takes away my power. I'm not going to compromise who I am.
My mentor was Clara Ward of the famous Ward gospel singers of Philadelphia.
And my dad was my coach. He coached me. And just my natural love for music is what drove me.
I'm a mentor to anybody who's interested.
High-quality early-childhood programs and health coverage have expanded, and the number of mentoring relationships for at-risk youth has risen dramatically. That progress is encouraging, but it's not evenly distributed.