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27 March 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Unretirement  Mentoring  Purpose  Retirement  pre-retirement  Volunteering  entrepreneurs

500 mentors – what is it and tips for writing your mentoring profile in COVID-19 times

500 mentors was launched at great speed, with the support of Leeds City Council, to help entrepreneurs and leaders (of any sector) in COVID-19 times.

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26 March 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Insider  Events  News  Blog  Conference  Mentoring  entrepreneurs  Tech

Five ways a mentor can help you through COVID-19 impact

Anyone in a leadership or ownership position – entrepreneur, business leader or leading a public sector or voluntary organisation – has a vast amount to cope with in this pandemic.

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26 March 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  Networking  Mentoring  Retirement  blogging

10 tips for using the 500 mentors platform

Our thanks to so many people who are supporting and signing up to our 500 senior people to mentor Yorkshire entrepreneurs and leaders campaign which was launched yesterday.

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26 March 2020 By Guest writer Gareth Healey

Unretirement  Skills  Mentoring  Purpose  Retirement  entrepreneurs

10 tips for mentoring in COVID-19 times

Next-Up has just launched their 500 mentors initiative with the support of Leeds City Council. I think it is a great idea - we’ll all need to help each other like never before both during and in the wake of COVID-19.

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25 March 2020 By Next-Up

Networking  Skills  Helping Charities  Mentoring  Purpose  Retirement  Retirement Planning  professional firms  Volunteering  entrepreneurs

Hundreds of Yorkshire business people being called out of retirement

It is not only doctors and nurses who are being called out of retirement to help tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

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25 March 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Online Programme  Mentoring  Volunteering  blogging  entrepreneurs

500 mentors

Two weeks ago we had a sell-out intergenerational mentoring event organised for Leeds Digital Festival in April. Clearly the event has been cancelled. But tech entrepreneurs need a helping hand and a mentor now, more than ever. 

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23 March 2020 By Next-Up

Mentoring  blogging

Three key priorities for dealing with COVID-19

Gareth Healey has kindly allowed us to share this blog, which has great advice for anyone mentoring entrepreneurs or business leaders.  Written for marketing agencies but the points are worth thinking about for any organisation. 

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23 March 2020 By Next-Up

Consultancy  blogging

Government support available -Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update

One of our fantastic Next-Up mentors wrote this and happy for us to share this very helpful summary of government support that is available.  Could be useful if you are mentoring a business that needs help. 

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25 February 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  Retirement  Retirement Planning  pre-retirement  professional firms  entrepreneurs  HRdirectors  HR

The goal for HR directors – an elegant exit for directors?

I had a thought provoking – and sad – conversation with an HR director of a professional firm recently. We are doing a workshop for partners to help them think about their future – unretirement, if you like. Like many firms they are starting to help partners some years ahead, not just in the last year as they are about to leave.

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