THE MANY FACES OF POWER MENTORING
Young people will have an older person in the organization to look after them in their early years to ensure that their careers are off to a good start. Out of these relationships it is hoped that young people learn to take risks, accept a philosophical commitment to sharing, and learn to relate to people in an intuitive empathic way.
—HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW, 1978
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.
“Everyone Who Makes It Has a Mentor” was the title of the classic 1978 Harvard Business Review article that the first of the two chapter epigraphs was taken from. This article details the mentoring relationship among three successive chief ...