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Stop looking for a mentor – BE a mentor

There’s a lot of talk about having a mentor these days, and for good reason. But in order for us to have mentors, some of us need to be mentors, too!

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Forget finding a mentor — focus on finding a sponsor

If you’ve ever needed guidance on a project or in your career, you’ve likely wanted or reached out to a mentor—someone who agrees to share their skills, knowledge, expertise, and professional contacts with you. After all, what’s better than having someone with more experience show you the ropes and help you think through tough decisions? […]

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Want to advance your career? Don’t just find a mentor – be a mentor

There’s a lot of talk about having a mentor these days, and for good reason. But in order for us to have mentors, some of us need to be mentors, too!

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Finding a mentor when you’re approaching the middle of your career

Many of the women I sought out as mentors in my early and mid-twenties, I now consider my colleagues. And I’ve noticed that I don’t need the same kind of hands-on mentoring I did before.

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