Guest Post by Susan Vitale (author bio is available at the end of the article): We all need friends in our lives – companions to share our thoughts with, trust with our secrets, and depend on when times are tough. But when it comes to the workplace, many women make the mistake of only focusing on the need to cultivate “best friend” relationships at work. In reality, having … [Read more...]
What Do You Need from a Mentor?
Post by Jane K. Stimmler, contributing Women On Business writer Everyone needs mentors to help them grow and excel – even after they reach upper management. Yet mentors often serve men better than women because many women regard their mentors as protective and supportive allies, while men use mentors more actively to gain visibility, promotions and choice assignments. We, as … [Read more...]