About the show:
Larry Sternberg has a true passion for mentoring, a unique relationship that changes lives, not only the life of the mentee, but the life of the mentor as well. On this show you’ll learn about mentoring, why it’s important, how it’s done and the impact it can have. Larry interviews experts who have studied mentoring, and he also interviews actual mentors and mentees from many walks of life. Listen to their stories and the insights that emerge and become empowered to make a difference through mentoring relationships. Mentoring is broadcast live every Thursday at 7 a.m. Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel.
About this episode:
Kerrey served as a U.S. Navy SEAL during the Vietnam War. For his service, he received the Medal of Honor. While in Vietnam, he was wounded, permanently disabled and received from this injury a great gift: sympathy for those who are suffering and an appreciation for the capacity of government to save your life. Following his time in the military, Kerrey joined the United States Senate, where he was passionate about changing American lives for the better through education. This passion led him to lead The New School as President from 2001 to 2011 where he led unprecedented growth in education. Kerrey’s experiences in the military, government and education offer a multifaceted view into the world of mentoring.