Discover our mentors
Your mentor is the person who will help you grow in the Mentoro program, one cup of java at a time. For our first cohort (Fall/Winter 2016) we drew our 25 mentors from six of the sectors that are most in-demand for young professionals: ARTS AND CULTURE, HEALTHCARE, TECHNOLOGY, RETAIL, MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS and PROFESSIONAL SERVICES.
Our 25 mentors from our first cohort
art et culture
Geneviève Charbonneau Photographer
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND some tea with almond milk.
Talent is not everything. If you want to succeed, you’ve got to work on your business senses too.
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND a cappuccino, a large high end coffee with warm milk (but please not from Starbucks! 😉
You can be a leader and still be kind. Kindness is not a weakness in the business world it is a strength.
Delegate, Financing and Business relations
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND a strong capuccino!
Only a job that truly fits our interests and skills-set can make us happy.
TV Host, actor, stage director, teacher
Musique Plus, Radio-Canada, Conservatoire Lassalle etc.
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND black tea or spicy Chaï.
Success is not the key of happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. (Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965))
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND a latté with two sugars.
It’s better to build an imperfect marketing plan than not to build a plan at all…
CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’Ile-de-Montréal
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND a long black espresso.
Stop looking back, you can’t see the wall ahead of you.(My first boss always told me this about dwelling over mistakes)
Programme Abbvie care
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND a black stretto coffe or a mokaccino with no sugar added.
Handle your business by being yourself
Cofounder and Executive Director
La Maison Bleue
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND a latté, no sugar added.
Do what you love.
Ph.D, Professor, Pharmacology department
Faculty of medicine, Université de Montréal
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND a latté, no sugar.
Follow your passions.
Vice-president Product Marketing
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND a large latté, no sugar added.
Don’t overthink things. Just go for it and never, never hesitate to go out of your comfort zone.
CCO and cofounder
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND a Coke, even in the morning. Actually, I am one of the few who doesn’t like coffee.
Treat people the way you would like to be treated (it’s from my mother)
InnocitéMtl stratup Cofounder and partner
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND a macchiato.
The future is not what it has been. (Yogi Berra)
Technologies Taltrio Inc.
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND a London Fog (a tea latté)
Nothing ventured, nothing gained. I also happen to like no pain, no gain.
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND green tea.
Creativity is always the answer.
General Director and partner
Les vêtements SP Inc.
I LIKE TO DICSUSS AROUND a latté, no sugar.
If you don’t try, you cannot succeed.
Biotherm and Clarisonic General Manager
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND a large latté, at Café Septembre or Parvis.
Work hard. Dream even bigger. Everything happens for a reason. Don’t question it, trust it.
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND macchiato latté. Excellent ristretto quality requested.
Follow your intuition-guts !
General Manager and partner
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND a capuccino or a latté in the morning, an espresso corto at lunch and a glass of sparkling water at night.
Always make sure to be surrounded by talented people.
Medias et communication
Mentoro Cofounder and Group Publisher
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND a double espresso, no milk, no sugar.
Always make decisions that bring you closer to your end objective.
Mentoro Cofounder and content strategist
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND a hot soy latté
Fake it, till you become it (From Amy Cuddy’s TED talks)
Founder and President
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND a long coffee, hot or cold with some almond/coco/cashew milk.
In any order : humility, passion, openness, focus and laughs.
The beat 92.5
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND a coffee with leaner cream (I buy it online).
Always be kind even when you don’t want to be.
Gestion HEC Montréal
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND a long double espresso with no sugar.
There is no need to hope to undertake, nor succeed to persevere.
Partner, Global transfert Pricing services
I LIKE TO DISCUSS AROUND a soy latté, extra hot.
Find a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.
Luana Ann Church
Senior Legal Counsel, Legal affairs
Québecor Media inc.
I LIKE TO DISCUSS anything as long as it’s concentrated : espresso or matcha.
Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken. (Oscar Wilde)
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