Intentional Optimists - Unconventional Leaders

Episode 56: Sponsors vs. Mentors with Catherine Cantey

October 18, 2021 Andrea Johnson
Intentional Optimists - Unconventional Leaders
Episode 56: Sponsors vs. Mentors with Catherine Cantey
Show Notes

Catherine is a tenacious connector and recovering banker. She helps leaders think differently so individual contributors and executives can avoid burnout, tear down silos, find prospects before they know they need your services and stop client confusion by creating clear calls to action to meet and exceed goals. Catherine has successfully consolidated 20+ years of corporate best practices in a simple framework called Business Vitality. Catherine is a wife and mom, and cares about closing the broadband gaps in rural communities.

 Topics discussed in this episode: 

  1. Difference between a sponsor and a mentor
  2. Leading by meeting others needs
  3. Think Differently about Business Vitality, and your career.

Tips on Thinking Differently:

  1. Find yourself a Sponsor - the best way to do that is to BE a sponsor.
  2. Reframe your circumstances: both positive and negative ones will give you valuable information on how to move forward in your career.
  3. Prepare and care for yourself throughout the journey.

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