Sylvia Ann Hewlett

Forget A Mentor, Find a Sponsor

Sylvia Ann Hewlett

Talk: Forget A Mentor, Find a Sponsor

During this talk, Sylvia Ann Hewlett speaks about her book "Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor". In this powerful yet practical book, economist and thought leader Sylvia Ann Hewlett—author of ten critically acclaimed books, including the groundbreaking Off-Ramps and On-Ramps—shows why sponsors are your proven link to success. Mixing solid data with vivid real-life narratives, Hewlett reveals the "two-way street" that makes sponsorship such a strong and mutually beneficial alliance. The seven-step map at the heart of this book allows you to fulfill your life goals.

Sylvia Ann Hewlett

Sylvia Ann Hewlett is an economist, consultant, lecturer, and expert on gender and workplace issues. A Kennedy Scholar and graduate of Girton College, Cambridge, Hewlett earned her PhD degree in economics at the University of London

Forget A Mentor, Find A Sponsor

Who’s pulling for you? Who’s got your back? Who’s putting your hat in the ring? Odds are this person is not a mentor but a sponsor. Mentors can build your self-esteem and provide a sounding board—but they’re not your ticket to the top.

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