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Jun 03, 2013 | ISBN 9781609947101

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“Continual learning is a key to effective leadership…Managers as Mentors is a practical yet powerful book for helping leaders make continual learning a valuable addition to their strategy.”
—Mike Krzyzewski, Head Coach, Duke University Men’s Basketball, 2010 NCAA Champions

“Mentoring is the highest of the teaching arts, and in this new edition, Chip Bell and Marshall Goldsmith have skillfully crafted the essential handbook for all those who are trusted advisors to aspiring leaders.”
—Jim Kouzes, coauthor of The Leadership Challenge and Dean’s Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University

“Managers as Mentors will be the indispensable handbook of managers/leaders across the sectors.”
—Frances Hesselbein, President and CEO, The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute, and former CEO, Girls Scouts of the USA

Table Of Contents

Beginning Our Journey

Part I: Mentoring Is . . .
Chapter 1: Panning for Insight: The Art of Mentoring
Chapter 2: Mentoring in Action: The Act of Mentoring Up Close
Chapter 3: Assessing Your Mentoring Talents: A Self-Check Scale
Chapter 4: Case Study: Every Knock’s a Boost: An Interview with Mark Tercek, CEO of The Nature Conservancy

Part II: Surrendering––Leveling the Learning Field
Chapter 5: Kindling Kinship: The Power of Rapport
Chapter 6: The Elements of Trust Making: “This Could Be the Start of Something Big!”
Chapter 7: The Person in the Mirror: Mentor Humility Creates Protégé Confidence
Chapter 8: Inside the Mind of the Protégé: When Fear and Learning Collide
Chapter 9: Case Study: Fail Faster: An Interview with Liz Smith, CEO of Bloomin’ Brands

Part III: Accepting––Creating a Safe Haven for Risk Taking
Chapter 10: Invitations to Risk: Acceptance as a Nurturer of Courage
Chapter 11: Socrates’ Great Secret: Awesome Queries
Chapter 12: The Ear of an Ally: The Lost Art of Listening
Chapter 13: “Give-and-Take” Starts with “Give”: Distinguished Dialogues
Chapter 14: Case Study: Simply Listen: An Interview with Deanna Mulligan, CEO of the Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Part IV: Gifting––The Main Event
Chapter 15: Avoiding Thin Ice: The Gift of Advice
Chapter 16: Reporting on Blind Spots: The Gifts of Feedback and Feedforward
Chapter 17: Linking Proficiency to Purpose: The Gift of Focus
Chapter 18: The Bluebirds’ Secret: The Gift of Balance
Chapter 19: Inviting Your Protégé to Enchantment: The Gift of Story
Chapter 20: Case Study: Grace under Fire: An Interview with Joe Almeida, CEO of Convidien

Part V: Extending—Nurturing a Self-Directed Learner
Chapter 21: Beyond the Relationship: Ensuring the Transfer of Learning
Chapter 22: “If You Want Something to Grow, Pour Champagne on It!”
Chapter 23: Managing Sweet Sorrow: Life after Mentoring
Chapter 24: Case Study: Fly High, Dive Deep: An Interview with Fred Hassan, Managing Director of Warburg Pincus, LLC

Part VI: Special Conditions
Chapter 25: Unholy Alliances: Mentoring in Precarious Relationships
Chapter 26: Arduous Alliances: Mentoring in Precarious Situations
Chapter 27: Case Study: Respect Everyone: An Interview with Frances Hesselbein, CEO of Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute

Part VII: The Mentor’s Toolkit
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
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