What comes to mind when you think of a workplace mentor? Probably someone older, with years of managerial experience. But junior employees – particularly those from underrepresented backgrounds – have a lot to teach their supervisors. Leaders, after all, must understand the challenges their employees face before making executive decisions. In an episode of Brené Brown’s Dare to Lead podcast, executive coach Patrice Gordon discusses how to use “reverse mentoring” to build trust and foster inclusion in your organization.
About the Podcast
Dare to Lead is a podcast based on Brené Brown’s best-selling playbook for leaders. Brown is an influential researcher, author and TEDx speaker. Her guest Patrice Gordon is an executive coach and personal development advocate specializing in inclusive leadership, reverse mentoring and women’s development programs. She was Virgin Atlantic’s first “reverse mentor.”
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