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Category Archives: Value of Mentors

Episode #14: David Cohen, Founder and CEO, TechStars

David discusses embracing failure as an important process of being an entrepreneur and gives what he believes to be the two major causes of failure.

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Episode #8: John Quigley, Director of Global Technology Development, Visteon

John discusses the role of innovation and the entrepreneurial spirit in a corporate setting, and emphasizes the value of mentors to college students.

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Episode #7: Dr. Stuart Miller M.D., Brevard Rehabilitation Medicine, Physiatrist

In this podcast, Stuart discusses how he, throughout his life, has always followed his passion, whether that be moving to Florida to enjoy the sun, producing movies, or becoming a physiatrist and starting up rehab centers.

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Episode #22: Susan Youngblood, HR Director, IBM

Susan Youngblood discusses the importance of having a mentor that can help and guide you through your career. She also outlines the differences between a sponsor and a mentor.

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Episode #11: Wendy Spelman, Program Leader, Kraft Foods

Wendy discusses the importance of an internship and how to effectively get technical skills across in an interview. She also touches upon the importance of teamwork at the start a new career.

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Episode #7: Steve Benjamin, The Benjamin Group

Steve Benjamin discusses the benefits of alumni networking. His recommendation to students is to “get over themselves” and focus on the opportunities that still exist. He advises students to reach out and tap the vast networks available to them.

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