To Gain Sponsors, You Must Do This!

S4:Ep 7

To Gain Sponsors, You Must Do This!

In this episode, we continue the sponsorship prep work you started in Episode 5.  Now that you know what you are bringing to the table it’s time to put that knowledge into the action steps in the episode.

Corporate Warrior Spotlight: Latriece Watkins, Executive Vice President, Consumables, Walmart U.S.  Latriece Watkins leads all merchandising strategies for the company’s baby, beauty, household chemicals, household paper, over-the-counter pharmacy, personal care and pets business. First joining Walmart as an intern in real estate, Latriece has served in a variety of key leadership roles within Sam’s Club, Walmart U.S. merchandising, human resources and U.S. store operations.  Latriece earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Spelman College and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas School of Law.

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The Most Important Thing:  Sponsors Select You!  How do you get them to do this?

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Editing and Sound Design by Chris Mann of Podshaper

Sources:

https://www.themuse.com/advice/the-people-who-can-open-more-career-doors-than-you-ever-thought-possible

https://www.thebalancecareers.com/what-is-a-sponsor-in-the-workplace-1917656

https://www.theladders.com/career-advice/heres-what-a-career-sponsor-is-and-why-you-might-want-one

https://www.theguardian.com/women-in-leadership/2013/jul/08/sponsorship-who-knows-you

https://hbr.org/2013/09/the-right-way-to-find-a-career-sponsor

https://www.fastcompany.com/90307513/7-successful-women-explain-how-they-got-the-sponsor-that-changed-their-careers

https://www.forbes.com/sites/juliekoepsell1/2018/11/25/want-to-advance-your-career-faster-get-a-sponsor/#340eb0e865ed

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