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The Risks and Rewards of Building a Strong Personal Brand: Navigating Professional Jealousy

Building a strong and visible reputation and personal brand is essential for career growth. However, it comes with inherent risks, one of which is professional jealousy. If you’re always winning and always visible, you may breed resentment among those around you. How can you mitigate these risks while continuing to grow your personal brand?

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A Sponsor is better than a mentor for your career…

A mentor is someone who provides guidance, advice, and support as you navigate your career. Mentors are typically more experienced than their mentees, and they can offer insights and perspectives that the mentee may not have considered. Mentors can help their mentees set goals, develop new skills, and build their networks.

A sponsor is someone who actively advocates for you, and who is willing to use their influence and networks to help you advance in your career. Unlike a mentor, a sponsor has a direct stake in your success, and is committed to helping you achieve your goals.

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