#MentorSFCA Archive

Knowing how to overcome feelings of fear that arise from trauma can be both empowering and uplifting towards helping you move on.

Retirement isn’t the end

Posted November 13, 2017 By Frank Strona

There are a number of senior professionals and retirees out there struggling financially, which is prompting many to think outside the box and launch a new business. Consider launching the business that puts you in the driver’s seat and values your background as an asset.

Taking the time to QandA group lists

Posted November 8, 2017 By Frank Strona

The best advice I was ever told (and is often the one even I can forget to consider) is when making decisions such as developing and implementing a new strategy or direction in my business, to always “go back to your business plan, update it the plan to reflect your new activity and add the budget changes to the financial pages

Talking about Mentoring LGBTs in Tech at Tech Inclusion

Posted October 30, 2017 By Frank Strona

One of the highlights was surely the 10 min “TED” Style talk that incorporated storytelling as a way to share about the importance of mentorships and mentors for the LGBT person in Tech

A few “good reads” From my Monday list

Posted October 24, 2017 By Frank Strona

A recap listing of what I read on Monday ’Tis The Season: 11 Email Best Practices For Holiday Campaigns Because email lists and the infrastructure to process digital campaigns are the backbones of successful digital holiday campaigns, think of your No. 1 priority as checking email lists, and checking them twice. Here are some tips […]

7 Daily Investments to Help Relieve Stress

Posted October 23, 2017 By Frank Strona

People who are successful at managing stress have a method. If you’re sweating the small stuff in daily life, it’s important to learn ways to reduce stress before it transforms into a health issue or mood disorder down the road. Here are 5 stress soothers that you can incorporate every day:   Investments 1: Walking […]

This story posted on SocialMediaToday has some good content on the application of social media engagement and may be worth a read by folks. Originally posted on Top Dog Social Media, I can see why it was worth being reposted. As with any marketing, most of agree “Understanding your customers is largely dependent on understanding […]

5 Habits Ruining Your Self-Esteem

Posted October 11, 2017 By GuestSpot

Habits – you know you have more than 5,  we all do, but let’s start with my favorite 5 ones to break: Self-esteem is a rare commodity that only a portion of the population gets to enjoy. If you’d like to learn how to build up your self-esteem, you must first learn what you’re doing […]

Awareness-check; So much happening, so little we know

Posted October 9, 2017 By Frank Strona

Awareness-check for Myself: Awareness-check, seems like an odd word doesn’t it? but it does capture the essence of engaged learning – being aware of what is happening. So while reading Linkedin.com, (a service, or website, network – or whatever they call themselves I continue to have a “love-hate” relationship with), I do, however, find useful cross-posts […]

Myers-Briggs Personality Type Leadership Traits

Posted October 6, 2017 By GuestSpot

What is Myers-Briggs and why do I care? From time to time, you may read a profile on someone or hear an interview candidate mention they are an “ISTJ” type on the Myers-Brigg scale. Well not everyone is up on the “types” that are associated with those that take this type of personality test.  The […]