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Kick Some Glass:10 Ways Women Succeed at Work on Their Own Terms by Portia Mount, Jennifer W. Martineau

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CHAPTER4

Build Your Network of Champions

I could not have done it without mentors. The bestmentors I ever had told me what was difficult tohear. They told me the brutal truth. To their creditthey were honest, and to my credit I could bear it.

—Mary Beth Bardin, former ChiefCommunications Officer, Verizon

In this chapter, you will learn:

  • The importance of developing a network who can help you develop and gain access to new opportunities and new connections
  • The ways that mentors and sponsors can help you
  • How to map your professional network

Can we agree on something right away? None of us, of any gender, succeed on our own. In work, in life, in relationships—nowhere. Can you imagine a world where you always live, work, eat, exercise, and ...

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