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Ruminating on what it takes to be a great mentor, and thinking about the people who mentored me — particularly two guys named Chuck — leads me to a list of characteristics I hope will spark a discussion on the topic. - Full Story
Officer Harrington was a throwback to a bye-gone era, when cops were blue collar stiffs who hit the streets with the intent to enforce the law and keep the peace — everything else was secondary - Full Story
Two men named Chuck have helped mold me into the man I’ve become, and thinking about them — as well as others who’ve mentored me — leads to a list of common characteristics of great mentors - Full Story