Nelson Higher Education

Higher Education

Making the Most of Being Mentored, 2nd Edition

  • Cathy Shea
  • ISBN-10: 1426018371
  • ISBN-13: 9781426018374
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 1998
  • COPYRIGHT: 2010 Published
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About the Product

1426018371 As skilled, educated and motivated as you are, learning from someone who knows the ins and outs of your organization and your industry can be a powerful business asset. But the responsibility to find that person, build a strong relationship, and put your knowledge to work starts with you. Learn how to create and maintain a mutually rewarding mentor/mentee relationship.

Table of Contents

Part One: The Heart of the Mentoring Relationship
Chapter 1: The Trio Definitions
Chapter 2: The Benefits of Being Mentored
Chapter 3: Mentoring in the Past
Chapter 4: Mentoring Today
Chapter 5: The Trend Continues
Chapter 6: Mentor-Mentee Mutuality
Chapter 7: The Essence of Mentoring
Chapter 8: Realizing Potential
Chapter 9: The Mentoring Commitment
Chapter 10: Part Summary

Part Two: The Proactive Mentee
Chapter 11: The Mentee as Collaborator
Chapter 12: Inviting a Mentor to Collaborate
Chapter 13: Managing Your Own Development
Chapter 14: Our Own Motivation & Sense of Self-Determination
Chapter 15: The Value of Being an Active Learner
Chapter 16: Making a Habit of Lifelong Learning
Chapter 17: Creating a Flexible Life Plan
Chapter 18: Shifting Your Mental Context
Chapter 19: Staying Flexible
Chapter 20: Part Summary

Part Three: Seven Critical Mentee Skills
Chapter 21: Identifying Effective Mentee Skills
Skill 1: Ask Productive Questions
Skill 2: Develop Triple-Level Listening Skills
Skill 3: Use Trust as Your Glue
Skill 4: Overcome the Awe Factor
Skill 5: Resolve or Manage Differences
Skill 6: Capture the Gifts of Learning
Skill 7: Internalize the Learning
Chapter 22: Part Summary

Part Four: Building a Productive Relationship
Chapter 23: Build a Productive Relationship
Chapter 24: Form the Mentoring Relationship
Chapter 25: Create Guiding Principles
Chapter 26: Establish Procedures for Meetings
Chapter 27: The Spectrum of Mentor & Mentee Interactions
Chapter 28: The Evolution of the Partnership
Chapter 29: Types of Mentoring Relationships
Chapter 30: Align Expectations
Chapter 31: Giving Back: Balancing the Relationship
Chapter 32: The Emergent Property: Synergy
Chapter 33: Part Summary

Part Five: Fine Tuning & Transitioning the Mentoring Relationship
Chapter 34: Creating Balance in Your Life
Chapter 35: Identifying and Using Learning Styles
Chapter 36: Workplace Diversity: Gaining a New Perspective
Chapter 37: Embracing Change
Chapter 38: Overcoming Inertia in the Organization
Chapter 39: Transitioning / Ending the Relationship
Chapter 40: Part Summary