Mentorship and Me

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Caylan Hays is one of MP&F’s newest staff associates. Here’s her personal take on mentorship and why it is both meaningful and important. I’ve heard it said before that we make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. To me, that ideal captures the essence of mentorship and what might motivate someone to act as a mentor. It’s a great privilege to have been offered wisdom and guidance from people I admire, both personally and professionally. Mentorship doesn’t always come with the title, and sometimes you don’t know you’ve had a mentor … Read More

Why Mentorship Even Matters

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The idea of “mentorship” is a hot topic in the public relations sphere right now, and justifiably so. It’s a concept that has grown in the communications field, and there are countless thought-provoking pieces on the subject (Erica Cooke’s Platform Magazine blog on the subject is a great example). My purpose here is not to tell you how to pursue mentorship in your own career, but rather to explain why it’s even worth your time. Having a mentor or being a mentor yourself may seem to be yet another item on your infinite to-do list as a PR practitioner, but … Read More