Quality youngster finally on his way with a gutsy second-up win

At one time, the John Size-trained pair Vivacissimo and Mentor were on the same pathway, but a training accident ensured that one didn't get his maiden win until six months after the other.

Sunday, 20 May, 2012, 12:00am

Mentors help us all make it

As women struggle to gain a meaningful foothold on Hong Kong's male-dominated corporate ladder, mentoring offers a welcome handrail that benefits mentees, mentors and their organisations.

14 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Mentor is in the right hands

Douglas Whyte reckons Mentor is aptly named as the progressive youngster is in the hands of the right trainer to guide his procession through the grades after another gritty win for the three-year-old.

Whyte's treble was led by Ambitious Dragon in the day's feature, but complemented by a couple of wins for regular collaborator John Size, on Mentor and promising stayer Aomen.

30 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

The universal rules of thumb

As with most things in life, mentoring must follow certain guidelines to yield the greatest results. But, according to US-based corporate consultant, Bill Wright - who has mentored in several parts of the world as the vice-president of field services for an international franchise company - the rules of mentoring are universal. He outlines them as follows:


19 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Helping children who think welfare is a career option

Instead of wanting to be doctors, pilots, ballet dancers or housewives when they grow up, some children say their goal in life is to 'get welfare', says the chairman of a new programme aimed at training mentors for youngsters from underprivileged families.

28 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Mentor Programme gets great response

I really appreciate the Young Post Mentor Programme, which is aimed at supporting and inspiring students. But I think there should be more mentors so that more than nine students can benefit.

26 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Teen talk

The Young Post is launching a Mentor Programme next term - for a chance to get involved apply now

The Young Post is inviting applications for a mentor programme that will begin in September. It is the first of its kind for the paper and we hope that it will have a positive impact on students' lives as well as bring us closer to our readers.

26 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Mentoring programmes

Hotel experience leads to part-time job at Conrad

Crystal Sham, who has just completed the second year of her science food and nutrition degree programme at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, not only secured a place on a top executive mentoring programme, she gained a part-time job as a result of the experience.

3 Jul 2004 - 12:00am