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The Mentor's Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-90772-6
288 pages
October 2011, Jossey-Bass
The Mentor


Thoughtful and rich with advice, The Mentor's Guide explores the critical process of mentoring and presents practical tools for facilitating the experience from beginning to end. Now managers, teachers, and leaders from any career, professional, or educational setting can successfully navigate the learning journey by using the hands-on worksheets and exercises in this unique resource.
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Table of Contents

Exercises, Examples, Tables, and Figures.

Foreword (Laurent A. Parks Daloz).

Preface to the Second Edition.


About the Author.

1 Learning: Grounding the Work of Mentoring.

Part One: Considering Context.

2 The Context of Difference: Bringing Who We Are to What We Do.

3 The Context of Connection: Linking Up and Linking In.

Part Two: The Predictable Phases of Mentoring.

4 Preparing: Getting Ready for a Mentoring Relationship.

5 Negotiating: Establishing Agreements.

6 Enabling Growth, Part One: Support, Challenge, and Vision.

7 Enabling Growth, Part Two: Engaging in Feedback and Overcoming Obstacles.

8 Coming to Closure: Looking Back, Moving Forward.

9 Digging Deeper: Reengagement and Resources for Learning.




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Author Information

Lois J. Zachary is an internationally recognized expert on mentoring. She is president of Leadership Development Services, LLC, a Phoenix-based consulting firm that specializes in leadership and mentoring, and is director of its Center for Mentoring Excellence.

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“What makes this book really shine are the example of dilemmas and successes of real-life mentoring pairs.  It’s likely that all mentors and coaches have been in these situations – and Zachary deftly includes stories to bring these situations to life.”—Phaedra Brotherton, T+D, November 2011
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Transition Guide (PDF): This content overview will help you transition your course to the current edition.
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