Power Mentoring: How Successful Mentors and Proteges Get the Most Out of Their Relationships
Who Are Our Power Mentors and Protégés?
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.
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 Protégés: Stories of Give-and-Take.
Summary of Benefits for Protégés and Mentors.
4 The Mind of the Mentor.
Mental Models: The Philosophies of Mentoring.
The Mentor’s Attraction to the Protégé.
The Perfect Protégé.
Tests and Challenges.
5 The Protégé’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.
6 Unlocking the Secrets of Great Power Mentoring Relationships.
Building Blocks of Effective Relationships.
Deepening the Mentoring Relationship.
7 Power Mentoring and You.
The Relationship Development Plan.
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.
Appendix A: The Interviewees.
Appendix B: Studying Power Mentoring Relationships.