Mentorship multiplies: Mentoring benefits everyone and inspires future mentors

After losing his vision as a child, Daniel Martinez says he did well in school. But he didn’t have any role models for independence as a person who is blind. It wasn’t until he became part of the National Federation of the Blind of Texas’ mentoring program that he truly understood just how important that … Continued

Crafting Your Sales Pitch: An Employment and Transition Activity To Keep in Your Pocket

Friends who supervise transition programs often reach out and ask me to speak to groups. I’ve probably done almost a thousand talks about my life and employment for teenagers and adults who are blind or low vision. Suffice it to say, recently a number of my talks about career and employment have been virtual due … Continued

Game On: Networking Your Way to Becoming a Brave and Brilliant Professional

There comes a time in our lives when trekking out of our social comfort zone becomes crucial in order to bring about one’s personal and professional goals. Online research and studies show that networking skills are among one of the best means of meeting people with similar interests as well as seeking employment. My own experience with networking, first … Continued

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