TEACH: BEING A MENTOR—AND STUDENT
“The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there already.”
Who’s your Mrs. Stanley? Who is your role model? Who is the person who gave you the push, the leg up, the insight, the new perspective—just because. There have probably been quite a few people in and out of your life who influenced you. For me, one of those people was my first boss at Leo Burnett. Looking back, I realize just how little I knew back then, but with Leo Burnett’s culture to grow and promote from within, my boss was my mentor and champion. If you think about it, you have ...