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The Sponsor Effect: How to Be a Better Leader by Investing in Others

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Who's delivering for you? Who has your back? Who’s burnishing your brand and expanding what you can get done in this world?

Sponsorship is a two-way alliance where a leader partners with junior talent to build their skills and advocate for their promotion—all while receiving stellar performance and loyalty in return. Many know the benefit of finding a sponsor: men and women
Published June 18th 2019 by Harvard Business Review Press
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May 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Investing in others is one of the things leaders do. Leaders pour in their time, effort, wisdom, and other resources to help develop their followers to be the next leaders of their respective organizations.

This book provides its readers a framework and helpful guidelines on how to be an effective sponsor. It helps us understand the difference between mentorship and sponsorship. It also addresses some of the sensitive issues such as sexual harassment in the workplace. More importantly, it provid
Kathy Cowie
To be reviewed in the July-August issue of Global Business and Organizational Excellence.
May 07, 2019 rated it liked it
I received an ARC in exchange for honest review. This was a very good, and fairly quick leadership read on empowering other leaders through a concept called Sponsorship. What I appreciated about this book is it clearly painted a picture of the what, why and how - elements not always found in leadership books. I appreciated the practical tips as well as the real-life stories of ways which this has thrived and failed in various settings.
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