Managers as Mentors

Editor/Author Bell, Chip R. and Goldsmith, Marshall
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Single-User Purchase Price: $33.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $50.93
ISBN: 978-1-60994-710-1
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Management
Image Count: 10
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This latest edition of the classic Managers as Mentors is a rapid-fire read that guides leaders in helping associates grow and adapt in today's tumultuous organizations.

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Table of Contents

  • Beginning Our Journey
  • Part 1 Mentoring Is …
  • Preface to Part One
  • 1 Panning for Insight: The Art of Mentoring
  • 2 Mentoring in Action: The Act of Mentoring Up Close
  • 3 Assessing Your Mentoring Talents: A Self-Check Scale
  • 4 CASE STUDY Every Knock's a Boost: An Interview with Mark Tercek, CEO of The Nature Conservancy
  • Part 2 Surrendering—Leveling the Learning Field
  • Preface to Part Two
  • 5 Kindling Kinship: The Power of Rapport
  • 6 The Elements of Trust Making: “This Could Be the Start of Something Big!”
  • 7 The Person in the Mirror: Mentor Humility Creates Protégé Confidence
  • 8 Inside the Mind of the Protégé: When Fear and Learning Collide
  • 9 CASE STUDY Fail Faster: An Interview with Liz Smith, CEO of Bloomin’ Brands
  • Part 3 Accepting—Creating a Safe Haven for Risk Taking
  • Preface to Part Three
  • 10 Invitations to Risk: Acceptance as a Nurturer of Courage
  • 11 Socrates’ Great Secret: Awesome Queries
  • 12 The Ear of an Ally: The Lost Art of Listening
  • 13 “Give-and-Take” Starts with “Give”: Distinguished Dialogues
  • 14 CASE STUDY Simply Listen: An Interview with Deanna Mulligan, CEO of the Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
  • Part 4 Gifting—The Main Event
  • Preface to Part Four
  • 15 Avoiding Thin Ice: The Gift of Advice
  • 16 Reporting on Blind Spots: The Gifts of Feedback and Feedforward
  • 17 Linking Proficiency to Purpose: The Gift of Focus
  • 18 The Bluebirds’ Secret: The Gift of Balance
  • 19 Inviting Your Protégé to Enchantment: The Gift of Story
  • 20 CASE STUDY Grace under Fire: An Interview with Joe Almeida, CEO of Covidien
  • Part 5 Extending—Nurturing a Self-Directed Learner
  • Preface to Part Five
  • 21 Beyond the Relationship: Ensuring the Transfer of Learning
  • 22 “If You Want Something to Grow, Pour Champagne on It!”
  • 23 Managing Sweet Sorrow: Life after Mentoring
  • 24 CASE STUDY Fly High, Dive Deep: An Interview with Fred Hassan, Managing Director of Warburg Pincus, LLC
  • Part 6 Special Conditions
  • Preface to Part Six
  • 25 Unholy Alliances: Mentoring in Precarious Relationships
  • 26 Arduous Alliances: Mentoring in Precarious Situations
  • 27 CASE STUDY Respect Everyone: An Interview with Frances Hesselbein, CEO of Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute
  • Part 7 The Mentor's Toolkit
  • Preface to Part Seven
  • Tool #1: Quick Tips for Mentors and Protégés
  • Tool #2: Mentoring Competence Measure
  • Tool #3: Mentoring FAQs
  • Tool #4: More Reading on Mentoring
  • Tool #5. Elements of a Learning Plan
  • Tool #6: The Eagle: An Inspirational Story
  • Bibliography
  • Thanks
  • About the Authors