Having a great mentor is the number one thing that will determine your professional and personal success. For example, my career would have turned out differently if it were not for the advice I received from my mentor, Jim Bostic, almost 20 years ago.
Last week, I spoke at a women's event at Medtronic, the company I retired from. I take tremendous pride in the number of women I sponsored and mentored during my career who rose to senior positions. Here are the three things women need to do to advance in their careers: