Recently matched with a high-level mentor through a companywide program, she had barely completed the lengthy prework assigned for that when she received an invitation to an exclusive executive-training program for high potentials—for which she was asked to fill out more self-assessments and career-planning documents. I hate to say it, but I am so busy. I have three kids. I am going to be in a wheelchair by the time I get to be vice president, because they are going to drill me into the ground with all these extra-credit projects. When she was nominated for a high-potential program, her boss complained that the corporate team was interfering with the mentoring operation he was already running in the region. Julie also took part in a less formal scheme pairing junior and senior finance leaders. Nathalie, Amy, and Julie are not atypical. But does all this effort translate into actual promotions and appointments for both sexes?
I kept a diary, and, after I looked at it a long time ago, later, the thing that was clear was that my antennae were completely alight and leaky. He was so concerned a propos him getting thinner and thinner that he was feeding him up. Day-Lewis became an central mentor. For one scene, he held a branch outside a window.