02 Mar EP. 061 How to Build a Supportive Network
How to Build a Supportive Network
It’s true – it really can be lonely at the top, but it’s even lonelier if you don’t build a strong support network on your way up.
You may think creating a professional network is a bit like a high school clique, but they really can have their benefits, not just on your career but also on your mindset and wellbeing. Plus, having people on your side cheering you on can make even the bad days more bearable!
In this episode I give you some top tips for building a support network in the workplace, including:
- Give support to get support.
- Know what you’re looking for.
- Be authentic.
Creating a support network doesn’t have to be all about office politics, and by using the advice in this podcast you can build one which not only helps your career progression, but is also emotionally fulfilling.
Here are the highlights from this episode:
(01:12) Having a support network makes life easier
(02:31) Have your cheerleaders
(04:05) People don’t leave companies, they leave managers
(06:29) Givers get