Power Mentoring How Successful Mentors and Proteges Get the Most Out of Their Relationships

ISBN-10: 078797952X

ISBN-13: 9780787979522

Edition: 2005

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Description: Written to reflect the realities of today’ s business environment, "Power Mentoring is a nuts-and-bolts guide for anyone who wants to create a connection with a proté gé or mentor, or to improve a current mentoring relationship. Filled with illustrative examples and candid insights from fifty of America’ s most successful mentors and proté gé s, "Power Mentoring unlocks the secrets of great mentoring relationships and shows how anyone (including those who are well established in their careers, or those who are just starting out) can become a successful mentor or proté gé . Based on compelling interviews from Ellen Ensher and Susan Murphy’ s own research, this important resource explains what it takes to develop a “ power mentoring” network consisting of a variety of mentors across a range of organizations and industries. The authors provide strategies for establishing such  power mentoring relationships, outline the best practices, and offer insights from mentors and proté gé s in a variety of fields including technology, politics, and the media.

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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 6.54" wide x 9.21" long x 1.20" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Introduction to Power Mentoring
Who Are Our Power Mentors and Proteges?
The Changing Career Landscape
Overview of the Book
The Many Faces of Power Mentoring
Classic Versus Contemporary Approaches to Mentoring
The Many Types of Power Mentoring
Conclusion
Mentoring as a Two-Way Street: Benefits of Giving and Receiving
Give-and-Take in Power Mentoring Relationships
Road Map to This Chapter
Meet the Power Mentors and Proteges: Stories of Give-and-Take
Summary of Benefits for Proteges and Mentors
Conclusion
The Mind of the Mentor
Mental Models: The Philosophies of Mentoring
The Mentor's Attraction to the Protege
The Perfect Protege
Tests and Challenges
Conclusion
The Protege's Perspective: How to Get and Keep a Power Mentor
Initiation and Attraction
Developing Trust in the Mentoring Relationship
Identifying a Power Mentor
Cultivating the Art of Impression Management
Developing a Goal-Oriented Attitude
Forming Connection Strategies
Conclusion
Unlocking the Secrets of Great Power Mentoring Relationships
Building Blocks of Effective Relationships
Defining Moments
Deepening the Mentoring Relationship
Conclusion
Power Mentoring and You
The Relationship Development Plan
Conclusion
Conclusion: What We Have Learned About Mentoring in Today's Work Environment
Turning Everyday Mentoring into Power Mentoring
What We Know About Effective Mentoring Relationships
What We Are Still Learning About Mentoring Relationships
The Lessons of Power Mentoring for Formal Mentoring Programs
Getting a Formal Mentoring Program Off the Ground
Conclusion
The Interviewees
Studying Power Mentoring Relationships
Notes
Acknowledgments
The Authors
Index
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