Summary: 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 protege 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 proteges ''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 protege. 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 proteges in a variety of fields including technology politics and the media.
Summary: 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 protege 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 proteges ''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 protege. 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 proteges in a variety of fields including technology politics and the media. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:05 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Jossey-Bass, Inc. Published: 08/26/2005 International: No
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Ellen A. Ensher is an associate professor of management at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles California Susan Elaine Murphy is an associate professor of psychology at Claremont McKenna College and the associate dean of the Henry R. Kravis Leadership Institute in Claremont California
''A wonderfully useful and readable book about the underacknowledged significance of mentoring.'' --Warren Bennis author On Becoming a Leader and coauthor Geeks and Geezers ''There are few career relationships as pivotal as the one with a mentor. This wonderful book takes readers deep into the chemistry of the best of these. Full of compelling stories to illustrate its lessons it is a treasure trove of insights. --Jay A. Conger Kravis Professor of Leadership Claremont McKenna College and author Building Leaders ''All successful people have someone in their life who helps them at various stages in their development. In Power Mentoring one finds close-up examples of how mentoring has played an important part leading to individual success. This is one of the most important books on the subject of mentoring to be written in years.'' --Henry R. Kravis founding partner of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. ''Power Mentoring adeptly bridges the academic-practitioner divide by providing practical advice that is firmly grounded in academic research and the authors' own interviews with an amazing array of power mentors and their proteges. The result is a compelling accessible and engaging account of how to create nourish and flourish effective mentoring relationships. The book brings mentoring to life and the reader quickly becomes captivated by the stories accounts and narratives of Power Mentoring. From Oprah to Spielberg to Welch--who can resist reading this book?'' --Belle Rose Ragins professor of management University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and coauthor Mentoring and Diversity: An International Perspective ''Mentoring is so important for any leader small business owner or entrepreneur-this book is a must-read!'' --Charles Segars head Fine Living Cable Network and executive producer of the movie National Treasure
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1 Introduction to Power Mentoring. Who Are Our Power Mentors and Proteges? The Changing Career Landscape. Overview of the Book.
2 The Many Faces of Power Mentoring. Classic Versus Contemporary Approaches to Mentoring. The Many Types of Power Mentoring. Conclusion.
3 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.
4 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.
5 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.
6 Unlocking the Secrets of Great Power Mentoring Relationships. Building Blocks of Effective Relationships. Defining Moments. Deepening the Mentoring Relationship. Conclusion.
7 Power Mentoring and You. The Relationship Development Plan. Conclusion.
8 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.
Appendix A: The Interviewees.
Appendix B: Studying Power Mentoring Relationships.
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