It can be daunting for seasoned professionals to acknowledge what they don’t know, but addressing knowledge gaps is the first step toward training an executive to lead your company into the future.
Work to empower other women. We may not realize the impact we’re having until afterward. Many women in leadership want to change the world. By empowering other women, you are making that change you want to see.
Mentorship programs are one of the most effective tools we have to impact employee engagement, retention and performance. However, to be effective, mentorship programs need more than a great design; they also need mentors who are confident and capable.
Empowering doers as internal coaches and peer mentors may sound positive, but there are several potential pitfalls to take into account.
Keep in mind that it’s called a career path, not a career destination. We are always growing and changing, and it’s powerful to understand that we are in control of the direction we take today to set ourselves up for success tomorrow.