The Mentor Impact on Top CMOs

The guests I’ve spoken with on CMO Moves have had incredible careers and all agree that the powerful impact of mentors helped them achieve success. Mentors come in many forms, but are frequently the people you work with or leaders in your company who set the tone for the organizational culture.  When things aren’t going well at work or you aren’t feeling supported, let’s face it, you don’t quit your job, you quit your boss. But there is responsibility on both sides. Great mentors are truly empathetic and great champions of your success.  Great mentees know how to focus on the unique superpowers of their mentors to help shape their development. And rounding out your perspective with a team of mentors who all sit on your personal board of directors is key for success.  Here are a few tips from some of my CMO Moves guests: