Yoda is not real. No one person will magically be your mentor who will show you the path to success for your entire professional life. But you can have fulfilling and productive mentorships if you set expectations and goals, says Jenn Labin, Chief Talent & Diversity Officer at Men
Sometimes the worst example offers the best lesson. Amy Holtzman, vice president of marketing at Splash, an event marketing software company that has created 670,000 events with 21 million RSVPs, learned in her first job more than a decade ago exactly what she did not want in a mento
Mentorship is the next step. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg wants to remove the blockades. Author Kim Elleser calls the hurdle for women’s advancement the sex partition. Both assert more mentorship of women by men will finally annihilate it. Elleser, author of Sex and the Office:
You’re in charge of the intern this summer. Yes, as a leader in your organization, it can prompt impatience and eye-rolling. But it can also prompt the understanding that the extra time it takes for you to show someone how to finish needed projects, you can also mentor someone profess
Glassbreakers Take The Lead ceiling-smashing approach to mentorship and leadership is making national news. In a recent Elle Magazine post, “Can ‘Inclusion Technology’ Solve Corporate America’s Diversity Problem?” author Kristina Rodulfo writes: “Th
It’s a common misconception that women do not help other women in the workplace and that those who do make to the top it do so with little help. However, when navigating today’s competitive work environment, it’s important to reach out for guidance. With more and more women leaning in
You hear it all the time: women don’t help other women; women undermine one another at work rather than lift each other up. But pretty much every success I’ve had in my career has come from the support of other women. I’ve been lucky to have multiple mentors who have changed my life.
I love this time of year: Election Season. A time when videos emerge urging people, and more importantly getting people pumped, to vote. A time when I get to see political memes flood my Facebook newsfeed. A time where I feel powerful because I am invoking my right to vote for the dec
Sometimes, entrepreneurs name former teachers as their mentors. But a recent study finds that university faculty often discriminate against female and minority students when it comes to requests for intellectual guidance. Study authors Katherine Milkman of The Wharton School at the Un
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