“Me? Sponsor Her? I couldn't possibly…"

mentors-1It’s safe to say sponsorship, whether informal or formal, is a practice already happening in organizations. As human beings, we naturally steer toward people we have an affinity for and upon taking a deeper look, most sponsors have an unconscious tendency to invest in the same “type” of employee. By taking an additional step to ask who you are not sponsoring and why can be the first stride in inclusive sponsorship. Fostering these relationships promotes mutual learning and is not only valuable for the protégée, but the sponsor as well.  Read more here