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Column: Voices From the Field: How Do I Give Back To a World That Gives To Me? (Voices From the Field)

Summary: In an interview, Stew Stokes, founder and president of Behavioral Skills Education and Consulting for information technology professionals, talks about his philosophy of giving back what he has from others during his career. Stokes credits his parents for instilling the values that later became personal standards and guidelines for lifetime growing. He was fortunate in his career to have mentors who shared with him their wealth of wisdom, and he has tried to return the favor. Stokes and others share their thoughts on why and how to give back what they have learned from others.

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  • Topics: Human Resources
  • Keywords: Commitment,Core values,Mentoring,Interpersonal skills,Interviews,Human relations
  • Author: Hakim, Cliff
  • Journal: Journal for Quality and Participation