Managers as Mentors
Mentoring in today’s business community requires that leaders act more like partners toward coworkers. Bell provides techniques to help leaders avoid the hazards of hierarchy and focus on forming relationships with coworkers in which everyone learns from the interaction. An international best-seller
A good manager makes you want to do a better job, a great manager makes you want to be a better person. This book will help you become the mentor you always wanted and honor the terrific ones you had.
−Mark Goulston, author of #1 international best-selling book, Just Listen and co-author of Real Influence
The book managers everywhere have been waiting for: a clear and practical guide to tapping talent in their organizations. If you ever wondered what management in ‘learning organizations’ are supposed to be doing, here’s your answer.
−Nancy K. Austin, co-author (with Tom Peters) A Passion for Excellence
I can’t imagine any two people on this planet better equipped to take on this subject than Marshall and Chip. For those seeking advice in building successful mentoring partnerships, this is your book.
−Gordon Peters Founding Chairman & CEO Institute for Management Studies
In the movies (and books), rarely is the remake as good as the original. That is not the case here! Take an important topic, two brilliant and respected practitioners and what you get is this book. I read the first edition and loved it. Now, this revised third edition with illuminating additions is better than ever. If you want to help individuals (and your organization) reach anything close to its potential, read and apply this book. Start with yourself, and then share it widely. Thanks Chip and Marshall for valuable addition to the learning leaders’ library.
−Kevin Eikenberry, author Remarkable Leadership: Unleashing your Remarkable Potential One Skill at a Time
"Managers as Mentors" provides the framework for developing emerging mentors and passing on the torch of leadership from person to person, one relationship at a time.
−Marianna Grachek, President and CEO American College of Health Care Administrators
"Managers as Mentors" doesn’t miss a beat and only gets better with time. This third edition, structured around the SAGE model, is sage in the wisdom, experience and stories it imparts to new and experienced mentors alike.
−Dr. Lois J. Zachary, author The Mentor’s Guide, The Mentee’s Guide, and Creating a Mentoring Culture
The single most important action you can take to advance your career is to partner with a great mentor. Imagine how far you could go with two great mentors? In "Managers as Mentors," renowned leadership experts Chip Bell and Marshall Goldsmith serve as sage mentors as you learn how to be a great one yourself.
−Bill Treasurer, author Leaders Open Doors and Courage Goes to Work
The concept of this book’s brilliance is that every leader must become a mentor to his or her employees. Buy the book and find out how.
−Jeffrey Gitomer, author NY Times best-selling books The Little Gold Book of YES! Attitude and The Little Red Book of Selling
As Captain of the ‘best damn ship in the U.S. Navy,’ I learned that the high performance sailors typically had effective mentors. Wish I’d had this book then! I’d have given a copy to all my leaders.
−Mike Abrashoff, Author NY Times best-selling book It’s Your Ship
“Managers as Mentors" outlines simple, easy-to-follow steps so that the mentoring role becomes comfortable and doable—even for the busiest managers. −Dr. Beverly Kaye, co-author Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go
Companies today tell their managers “you need to mentor.” Often left hanging is the question of how. Chip Bell and Marshall Goldsmith fill in the blanks by offering a user-friendly handbook that shows busy managers how to effectively mentor their people. Essential and full of practical wisdom. −Sally Helgesen, author The Female Advantage, The Web of Inclusion, and The Female Vision
"Managers as Mentors" is the must-read for leaders who value innovation, growth and progress—all treasured byproducts of those learning organizations where leaders mine talent. −Vijay Govindarajan, author NY Times best-selling Reverse Innovation and Professor of International Business, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth 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 Former CEO of the Girls Scouts of the USA
Mentoring is the highest of the teaching arts, and in this new edition of "Managers as Mentors" Chip Bell and Marshall Goldsmith have skillfully crafted the essential handbook for all those who are trusted advisors to aspiring leaders.
−Jim Kouzes, coauthor The Leadership Challenge and Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University
Continual learning is a key to effective leadership because no one can know everything there is to know. "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
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