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

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 7, 2011 - Business & Economics - 368 pages
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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'smost 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 suchpower mentoring relationships, outline the best practices, and offer insights from mentors and proteges in a variety of fields including technology, politics, and the media."
 

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Contents

How Successful Mentors and Protégés Get the Most Out of Their Relationships Chapter One Introduction to Power Mentoring
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How Successful Mentors and Protégés Get the Most Out of Their Relationships Chapter Two The Many Faces of Power Mentoring
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How Successful Mentors and Protégés Get the Most Out of Their Relationships Chapter Three Mentoring as a TwoWay Street
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How Successful Mentors and Protégés Get the Most Out of Their Relationships Chapter Four The Mind of the Mentor
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How Successful Mentors and Protégés Get the Most Out of Their Relationships Chapter Five The Protégés Perspective How to Get and Keep a Power ...
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How Successful Mentors and Protégés Get the Most Out of Their Relationships Chapter Six Unlocking the Secrets of Great Power Mentoring Relation...
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How Successful Mentors and Protégés Get the Most Out of Their Relationships Chapter Seven Power Mentoring and You
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How Successful Mentors and Protégés Get the Most Out of Their Relationships Chapter Eight Conclusion
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How Successful Mentors and Protégés Get the Most Out of Their Relationships Appendix A The Interviewees
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How Successful Mentors and Protégés Get the Most Out of Their Relationships Appendix B Studying Power Mentoring Relationships
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How Successful Mentors and Protégés Get the Most Out of Their Relationships Notes
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How Successful Mentors and Protégés Get the Most Out of Their Relationships Acknowledgments
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How Successful Mentors and Protégés Get the Most Out of Their Relationships The Authors
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How Successful Mentors and Protégés Get the Most Out of Their Relationships Index
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THE AUTHORS

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.

The authors will donate 50% of their profits from this book to three mentoring organizations: Big Brothers Big Sisters, Covenant House, and Special Games.

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