I want to be promoted, and I think I need a mentor. However, there isn’t anyone in my company who can help me, and I can’t really find someone outside the company either. Do I have to have a mentor to succeed?
Missing a Mentor
Your biggest obstacle might be that you’re putting too much weight on the word “mentor.” I’ve never had a formal mentor, but I’ve had plenty of people who have had a profound impact on my career.
In fact, some of them may not know that they mentored me. Here are some examples:
Susan Heathfield taught me how