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Adammendler.com – Thirty Minute Mentor featured President Marvin Krislov in "Paying It Forward"

10/08/2020

Adammendler.com – Thirty Minute Mentor featured President Marvin Krislov in "Paying It Forward"

Over the years I have interviewed hundreds of America’s top leaders and a question I love asking is: “What is one thing everyone should do to pay it forward?” Here are the answers I received to that question from a handful of top leaders:

Marvin Krislov, President of Pace University: Mentoring. Everyone in a leadership role — and really just everyone — should be willing to mentor people. I know I’ve benefited a lot from people who are willing to take their time, not knowing whether I would really take advantage of their advice, to help me learn and understand thing. And I know that it’s very fulfilling for me to be able to fill that role for others. Just last week I got a really nice email from a former student at Michigan who thanked me for encouraging her to skip law school and become a New York City Teaching Fellow — today she’s pursuing her passion and building schools for refugees around the world. That kind of thing is ultimately why we’re all in higher education.

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