What does an Academic Dean, the Oracle of Omaha, one of Forbes Worlds 100 Most Powerful Women, a Grammy Award winning vocalist, a glass sculptor, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, and a National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee all haveMoreWhat does an Academic Dean, the Oracle of Omaha, one of Forbes Worlds 100 Most Powerful Women, a Grammy Award winning vocalist, a glass sculptor, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, and a National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee all have in common?-They all had mentors.
Because You Believed in Me is a luminous and poignant work about generosity and mentorship. This tribute to those whove inspired and nurtured us will serve as an inspiration to all who read it-the wisdom contained within is priceless!-Dave Isay, Founder of StoryCorpsMentoring is an ancient practice that has become a modern strategy.
These contemporary mentoring stories illustrate the diverse and familiar roles mentors may appear. The elegant wisdom of it only takes one is magnified in each contributors own words and personal story. A reminder that as parents, teachers, bosses, neighbors-we can be the one to share a new perspective, recognize possibility from impossibility or simply offer another step forward.
Because You Believed in Me kindles hope by highlighting a few mentors that made a difference.When you finish this book, give it to someone you who inspired you or someone you admire. This book is intended to spark conversation, build connections and foster gratitude for the person that shaped your thinking or influenced your path.These personal stories showcase the profound and lasting impact a mentor can have.
Mentoring relationships, in particular for women, are critical to fostering the entrepreneurial spirit and helping to bridge the gap between confidence and capability.-Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and SecurityWere all at our best when truly inspired and this book artfully illustrates how a powerful mentorship, while exceedingly rare, can be the single greatest source of that inspiration.-Brienne Ghafourifar, Co-Founder, Entefy, Inc.Because You Believed in Me offers a compelling glimpse into one of the most critical elements of success: the mentor/protege relationship.
Each story is told from a vulnerable and candid perspective, and the lessons are timeless. A must-read for mentors and proteges alike.-Charles Best, Founder, Donors ChooseIn this page turner, youll discover the true meaning of mentorship. Because You Believed in Me will give you life, hope and a sense of destiny. It will inspire you to think of those whose shoulders you now stand on.-Tim Sanders, author of Today We Are Rich and Love Is the Killer AppAll great leaders typically got a break from someone at some point in their life: A moment that matters.
A lesson you never forget. Because You Believed in Me tells simple, important stories that, once savored and absorbed, will make us all better leaders, better students, and better human beings.-Larry Keeley, President and Co-founder, Doblin