Discovery

Mentoring versus Sponsoring

By June 14, 2017

Now more than ever public dialog is focusing on the explicit and often invisible ways glass ceilings get constructed and maintained.

This podcast breaks down a Harvard study finding that women are likely to be over-mentored but under-sponsored. Yet sponsoring—advocating to get somebody a job or promotion, mentioning their name in an appointments meeting, actively helping that person advance—is what makes the real difference in women helping women get ahead.

 

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