Patty Alper the Author of TEACH TO WORK joined us on the phone to talk about why companies should start mentoring programs, and why mentoring matters. We also touched the idea that mentoring is about teaching character and competence.
Amanda Farahany, Managing Partner, Barrett & Farahany and Charles Gernazian, Attorney/Manager with Gernazian Legal Services, LLC joined me to talk about how to handle sexual harassment if it is happening to you.
In the local headlines:
- Handel defeats Ossoff to win Georgia 6th District – 53% – 47% (approx 13,000 votes apart, 241,000 votes cast) ( http://on-ajc.com/2sPtN4x )
- Arts and entertainment district coming to downtown Atlanta (http://bit.ly/2sNpu9M )
- Atlanta City Council OKs Funding To Renovate Philips Arena (http://bit.ly/2sNn7nw )
- Uber updates could bring increased fees for some Atlanta riders this summer ( http://bit.ly/2sNstza )
In the national headlines:
- Uber Founder Travis Kalanick Resigns as C.E.O. (http://nyti.ms/2sPM1mo)
- Why Fox News Host Ainsley Earhardt’s Pantsuit Is Making Headlines (http://for.tn/2sNtSWi )
- How Some of the World’s Biggest Brands Are Fighting Sexism in Advertising ( http://for.tn/2sNt0kA )
- Supreme Court decision is ‘a constitutional coming out party’ for social media (http://cnnmon.ie/2tHa9VI)
- Sen. Warren Calls for Removal of 12 Wells Fargo Directors who served during the bank’s sales-practices scandal (http://on.wsj.com/2tGTAZU)
- Amazon’s New Wardrobe Service Is Latest Threat for Apparel Stores (http://on.wsj.com/2sNse7k )
- YouTube Wins Back Some Marketers After Ad Uproar, but Others Stay Away ( http://on.wsj.com/2sNs5R4 )
And… don’t miss Friday’s Atlanta Dream game (v. Chicago Sky)! They’re also hosting an Inspiring Women panel with Nzinga Shaw, VP of Diversity and Inclusion and MaChelle Joseph, Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Georgia Tech. June 23rd. (panel at 6:30PM, game at 7:30). Tickets are $35 each! (http://dream.wnba.com/ )