How to Find & Align with Mentors, Sponsors and
Career Catalysts

Accelerating Your Career with simple and effective strategies.

Increase Your Impact and Alignment

Mentors and sponsors are critical to your career development; they can help you achieve your professional goals faster and easier than you’d be able to do on your own.

Studies show that professionals who have mentors and sponsors find their work to be more enjoyable, experience a faster rate of promotion, have higher salaries, have more opportunities that come their way, and enjoy greater personal and professional development.

Preparing for these conversations can help you organize your thoughts, articulate your value, and increase your confidence. Take the time to maximize these conversations and build these professional relationships.

This course, How to Find & Align with Mentors, Sponsors & Career Catalysts, will walk you through a proven roadmap for finding, connecting, and optimizing relationships with mentors, sponsors, and career catalysts.

With tried and true tips for cultivating long-lasting relationships, you’ll be able to gain the confidence needed to effectively foster relationships with social influencers to make your career goals in reach. By the end of this course, you’ll know what you want in your career, who to contact, and how to build a relationship with a mentor or sponsor that lasts.

Overcome the Roadblocks That Are Preventing You from Having More Impact & Influence in Your Career Discussions

This course will get you feeling excited about where you're headed next.

Video Discussions

Never-before-seen online discussions in every unit to walk you through a proven process with stories and tools.

Commonly Asked Questions

We take your questions, provide strategies and feedback to get you off on a great start.

Additional Tools

Gain instant access to PDF worksheets, MP3 audio files, and other resources.

"Over 77% of the women said they had heard the term ‘sponsorship’ before, but only 25.5% of our respondents said they had a sponsor." - Accenture & The Glass Hammer

Is This for Me?

How to Find & Align with Mentors, Sponsors & Career Catalysts is designed to help you make notable progress towards your goals.

Inside this course, JJ DiGeronimo will guide you through understanding what you want in your career, who to contact, and how to build a relationship with a mentor or sponsor that lasts. This course is for you if you want to know…
This eCourse Could Have Years of Impact on Your Career
Learn simple yet effective strategies to help you tap into the power of mentors and sponsors so you can advance your career and achieve your professional goals with confidence and guidance.

How it works

What to expect:

This course is 100% self-paced and filled with written lectures, video lessons, worksheets, and MP3 file. Upon registration, you’ll receive immediate access to the entire 6-unit course. You can go through the content on your own time and repeat the course as often as you’d like.

  • Welcome
  • Aims for this course
  • Introduction

  • Listen & Watch

  • Common Questions

  • Worksheet

  • MP3 Audio File

  • Additional Tools & Resources

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  • Introduction

  • Listen & Watch

  • Common Questions

  • Worksheet

  • MP3 Audio File

  • Additional Tools & Resources

  • Introduction

  • Listen & Watch

  • Common Questions

  • Worksheet

  • MP3 Audio File

  • Additional Tools & Resources

  • Thanks for Joining Us

  • Share Your Thoughts

“I have already incorporated many of your tips into my everyday life... I appreciate your words of wisdom!” – Yvonne W.

Meet Your Host

JJ DiGeronimo
Founder of Tech Savvy Women
Author: Accelerate Your Impact

JJ DiGeronimo is an executive strategist, author, and speaker who designs programs to advance women and consults senior executives on strategies to retain, attract, and advance women in the workplace.

Through her keynotes, articles, and executive sessions, JJ shares effective strategies with women’s leadership groups across the country and in many organizations including Amazon, Dealer Tire, Ingram Micro, IBM, Microsoft, RIT, KeyBank, and Rockwell Automation. JJ began her career designing computer infrastructures for Fortune 500 companies after graduating with a computer information systems degree in 1995.

Prior to her recent work, JJ had a 20-year career in high tech, positioning new technology solutions to CIOs where she advanced into leadership positions within Silicon Valley-based technology companies including Accenture, Inktomi, and VMware.

Recognized as a thought leader for women in tech and girls and STEM, JJ is also a featured columnist for Smart Business Magazine. Her work is featured in many publications including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and Thrive Global. JJ includes these experiences — along with hours of research — in her award-winning book, “Accelerate Your Impact” which complements her 2011 book, “The Working Woman’s GPS.” She recently published here 3rd book, “Seeking: 74 Key Findings to Raise Your Energy, Sidestep Your Self-Doubts, and Align with Your Life’s Work.”

Common Questions

Answers to some of your most frequently asked questions.

The benefits of having a mentor or sponsor are yours for the taking! The right individual can give you perspective, insight, and even help you land more opportunities. In most cases, applying the strategies you’ll learn inside this eCourse will help you find a career catalyst who will help you gain critical skills, navigate through challenges at work, and act as a sounding board when you’re at a crossroads in your career. They can also help you help facilitate activates and connections for your future mobility.

No matter the industry you work in or stage that you’re at in your career, this course is for anyone who wants to learn how to effectively prepare for a sponsorship relationship, identify potential mentors and sponsors they can work with, and how to reach out and maintain a relationship with the career catalyst.

Once you enroll in this eCourse, you’ll have lifetime access. You can log in and access the material as many times as you’d like.

Yes, this material is completely virtual — access it anytime, anywhere, on any device.

We estimate that it will take the average individual a total of 6 hours to work their way through the entire course from start to finish. However, the course is broken down into four main units, so you could literally start implementing the new skills you learn that very same day.

A computer or mobile device connected to WiFi… That’s it! Having a piece of paper and a pen nearby to jot down notes would also be helpful but is not required.

The reason I always refer back to impact and influence is that I’ve learned through many different experiences that not all women want to go up. A lot of women are very happy in their current job but want to make a more meaningful impact in their existing role, community or industry as a whole.

This eCourse Could Have Years of Impact on Your Career
Learn simple yet effective strategies to help you tap into the power of mentors and sponsors so you can advance your career and achieve your professional goals with confidence and guidance.