Mentoring as Part of the Leadership Role

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Reviews How many of you have had a mentor who helped you learn the ropes in your new job, who took on the role of teacher and demonstrated the “right” way to do things? Leadership Development Reviews Coaching mentoring

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LeadershipNow 140: September 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from September 2013 that you might have missed: When You Need a Coach : Blind Spots Are Less Obvious When Things Are Going Well from @ChiefExecGrp. Mentoring as Part of the Leadership Role by @gfeiste.

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Mentor Primer: Bosses at Blackboards

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development Coaching Management mentors Vision Posted in Leadership Development Learning involves taking risks–experimenting with new ideas and skills. And, who’s going to deliberately look foolish in front of the “writer of the performance appraisal?” How can the “boss at the blackboard” encourage learning when simply “being the boss” puts power, control, and “play it safe” in the “classroom?” Below are four tips: Be open [.].

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The Best Mentor You Can Find is Up to You!

Leading Blog

I never expected that he would become my first true mentor. There was no contractual agreement or even a discussion about such a relationship, and through all these years, I’ve never mentioned the word “mentor” to him. This is an extract from Chapter Three: “Are You My Mentor?”

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LeadershipNow 140: February 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from February 2013 that you might have missed: From @GECoachingGroup: Do organisations limit leadership development to 'hi-potentials'? Are you willing to mentor the Litter Czar?

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The Surprising Secret to Finding Mentors

Leadership Freak

Leaders with mentors go further. Mentors: Elevate your game. Author Book Notes Coaching Marks of leaders Mentoring Personal Growth Taking others higher Governor Leavitt Growth Leadership Development Mentors Michael Leavitt The dark side of leadership is worse when you feel alone. Leaders face frustration, disappointment, confusion, doubt, stress, fear, and more. Hopelessness defeats leaders unless they replenish strength and find direction.

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How Peter Drucker Mentored

Leadership Freak

Bob Buford, founder of Halftime, was mentored by Peter Drucker for over twenty years. Yesterday, Bob told me the four contributions Drucker made to him as a mentor. A life of influence is always a choice never an accident. Before: Before sharing the four contributions, Bob reminded me that Drucker was the consummate question asker. […]. Appreciation Coaching Encouragement Influence Leading Taking others higher business Growth Leadership Leadership Development

Be a Real Mentor

LDRLB

His newest book (with Marshall Goldsmith) is Managers as Mentors: Building Relationships that Last. The very first use of the word “mentor” comes from Greek poet Homer’s classic book The Odyssey. Odysseus hired a trusted family friend named Mentor to be Telie’s tutor.

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Your Mentor May Not Be Helping Your Career

Let's Grow Leaders

Mentors are an essential component of any development strategy. In “Won’t You Be My Mentor,” we discussed how to find a mentor. In “Don’t Get a Mentor,” we explored the importance of developing a cadre of mentors. Great mentors prepare [.]

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Managers as Mentors: Building Partnerships for Learning

Kevin Eikenberry

Books Developing Others Leadership Learning Personal Development coaching Mentoring (Third edition, revised and expanded) By Chip R. Bell and Marshall Goldsmith Starting in the late 1980’s I became a student of adult learning, training and learning in general.

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Think You Need a Friend? Actually, You Need a Mentor!

Women on Business

Guest Posts Career Development find a mentor mentor Personal Development women business mentor We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven''t already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link].

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2013 Best Summer Reads

LDRLB

Perhaps this year you’ve been extra busy, and need to catch up on some of 2013’s good new releases. Managers as Mentors: Building Partnerships for Learning. Summer is fast upon us. For many people, work life might just slow down enough to let summer reading pick up.

Signs of a Great Mentor

Modern Servant Leader

Mentoring programs help an organization ensure employees are paired with someone to help them through hurdles. These mentoring programs also help the mentees by building stronger relationships to senior management and the mentors by giving them exposure to new perspectives. However, a mentee needs to know when they’ve found a great mentor – whether or not the company appoints them. Here are some signs of a great mentor. A Great Mentor… 1.

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Top 10 Posts from 2013

Nathan Magnuson

2013 featured a Leadership Profiles series and Powerful Questions series in addition to everyday leadership content. Here are the top 10 posts from 2013. Mentoring 101. Unless you know everything about everything, it might be a good idea to spend time with a mentor.

Shaping Tomorrow’s Women Through Mentoring

Women on Business

We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven''t already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Guest Posts

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Mentoring 101 | Thoughts for the Everyday Leader

Nathan Magnuson

Home / Leadership / Mentoring 101. Mentoring 101. January 21, 2013. Telemachus consults Mentor. I had the privilege of studying under Dr. Jeff Myers in college and he introduced me to the art of mentoring. Many people refer to them as mentors. Think of a mentor as simply someone who is wiser, more knowledgeable, or has more experience than you in a certain area. Mentors help us go further faster. Thanks for mentoring me on mentoring.

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No Joke: The April 1st, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the April 1st, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival! of them, Wally Bock from Three Star Leadership, and one of my early blogging mentors, is still a regular contributor and included in this month's edition (Mike Myatt and Mark Stelzner still show up now and then).

How to Build a Professional Mentoring Program | Thoughts for the.

Nathan Magnuson

Home / Human Resources / How to Build a Professional Mentoring Program. How to Build a Professional Mentoring Program. January 28, 2013. Have you ever been a part of a formal mentoring program at your organization? Maybe you’ve even wondered how to set up a mentoring program yourself so that you and/or others could benefit from it. Mentoring programs can be great for development, but you shouldn’t build one just to have one. Mentoring 101.

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Sketch Note: The Art of Effective Mentoring

QAspire

Bell and Marshall Goldsmith released the revised edition of their classic book “ Managers as Mentors: Building Partnerships for Learning ” in 2013, I interviewed them on this blog. Sketch Notes Coaching Leadership Mentoring sketchnoteWhen Chip R.

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The Differences Between A Coach And A Mentor

Eric Jacobson

Author Kristi Hedges , in her book, The Power of Presence , provides these explanations of the roles of a coach and of a mentor and how they differ from each other: The Coach shows empathy through a mixture of tough love and strong support.

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7 Principles of Leadership Development: Managers as Mentors

Mike Cardus

Using Existing Employees as Mentors. Managers as Mentors. Using existing managers, who are ‘in the trenches’ as mentors creates trust in the organization, leadership and the participants. What is a mentor? What are the mentor-mentee responsibilities?

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Managers as Mentors: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Managers as Mentors: Building Partnerships for Learning Chip R. Bell and Marshall Goldsmith Berrett-Koehler Publishers (2013) Once upon a time, about 3,000 years ago… According to Homer’s account in The Odyssey, before departing with his troops from his kingdom in Ithaca for Troy, Odysseus retained Mentor to supervise the education of his son Telemachus, heir […].

Starting thought: The Importance of Having a Mentor, Whether Entry-Level Millennial or CEO

leaderCommunicator

Everyone needs an outside perspective sometimes – whether from a friend, colleague, consultant, or mentor. I was fortunate to have a number of wonderful mentors in my career, and I believe everyone in business should consider having a mentor during the defining moments of one’s career.

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Interview: Chip Bell and Marshall Goldsmith on Art of Effective Mentoring

QAspire

Bell and Marshall Goldsmith released the revised edition of their classic book “ Managers as Mentors: Building Partnerships for Learning ”. This week, they open up in a free-flow conversation with QAspire on the art of effective mentoring. Mentoring is an honor. They mentor!

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Review: Managers as Mentors by Chip Bell and Marshall Goldsmith

QAspire

For thousands of years in India, there prevailed a tradition of “Guru-Shishya” – mentor and protégé in other words. Ability to provide mentoring is a part of almost every manager’s KRA. Mentoring is an art. The book starts with a section that defines mentoring.

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Stupid Idea or Seeds of Brilliance?

Let's Grow Leaders

Related Stories Hustle Factor: He Who Hustles Gets the Ball May 2013 Leadership Development Carnival Mentoring Moments: Just in Time Support. Creativity Listening Mentoring brainstorming creativity frontline leadership stupid idea

How A Coach Differs From A Mentor

Eric Jacobson

Author Kristi Hedges , in her book, The Power of Presence , provides these explanations of the roles of a coach and of a mentor and how they differ from each other: The Coach shows empathy through a mixture of tough love and strong support.

Laskey Shares Her Insights On Mentoring

Eric Jacobson

When I think about excellent mentors in the business world, I think of Debbie Laskey , who has mentored many people during her career. Debbie is passionate about mentoring. So, she''s an ideal person to answer the following five questions about mentoring: 1.

In Defense of Professional Intimacy

Let's Grow Leaders

May 2013 Leadership Development Carnival. Mentoring Relationships friendships professional distance relationships at work The professional distance thing has always been tricky for me. I get the rules. I’m a SHRM certified HR professional and spent years in HR roles.

Coming in 2013 | Thoughts for the Everyday Leader

Nathan Magnuson

Coming in 2013. Coming in 2013. Here’s a quick look at a few of the initiatives underway for 2013: New Posts on Mondays. I hope to post several guest posts in 2013 from some incredible leaders and writers. All the best for 2013! How to Build a Professional Mentoring Program. Mentoring 101. © 2013 Thoughts for the Everyday Leader — Standard by 8BIT. Home About Coaching Contact Guest Posts Archives.

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Leaders: Still Making Progress On Your 2013 New Year's Resolution?

Eric Jacobson

Which one of the 70 tips for how to become a more effective leader did you select as a 2013 New Year''s Resolution? This list was published last December in my blog, about the time many leaders were identifying their professional and personal goals for 2013.

An Opportunity: Startup Weekend Ahmedabad 2013

QAspire

During this time, they get support from well-known mentors and industry experts to fine-tune their ideas before pitching their business idea to Venture Capitalists on the last day. The event is scheduled from 1 st to 3 rd March 2013 at IIM – Ahmedabad.

(Forget a Mentor) Find a Sponsor: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

(Forget a Mentor) Find a Sponsor: The New Way to Fast-Track Your Career Sylvia Ann Hewlett Harvard Business Review Press (2013) How and why mentors help prepare for opportunities but sponsors create privileged access to them; both are invaluable. Bernstein Sylvia Ann Hewlett TAGs: (Forget a Mentor) Find a Sponsor: The New Way to Fast-Track Your Career

How to Give Advice

Great Leadership By Dan

Mentors have a similar challenge. Begin your advice giving by letting the protégé know the focus or intent of your mentoring. Effective mentors recognize the challenge of “teaching so it stays taught” and meet that challenge by coupling their wisdom with sensitivity.

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What I Appreciate Most About Your Leadership

Let's Grow Leaders

Communication Culture energy Help People to Grow Mentoring motivation appreciate appreciation leadership recognition teamwork What do you appreciate most about each member of your team. Have you told them? The other night I heard a fantastic leadership best practice.

Ready to Be Promoted?

Let's Grow Leaders

Communication grow your career Mentoring Storytelling career communication promoted promotions transparency He thinks he’s ready to be promoted. You don’t. You don’t want to crush his spirits, but he’s not listening.

How Do You Win?

Kevin Eikenberry

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Leaders

Great Leadership By Dan

For 2013, I’m going to: 1. Mentor someone. leadership goals 2013 resolutions new years goalsThis post was first published 1/1/2013 on SmartBlog on Leadership: Having trouble coming up with a good leadership New Year’s resolution? Here’s a list of 10 to pick from. These are things that leaders know they “should” do but often don’t. Don’t overdo it – just pick one and commit to it!

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Can You Ignore Office Politics?

Let's Grow Leaders

confidence Conflict Empowerment Fear and Courage Mentoring career career development office politics organizational dynamics political Can you ignore office politics? I wish the answer was yes.

In Support of the Imperfect Boss

Let's Grow Leaders

Change Help People to Grow Mentoring boss ideal boss perfect bossApparently this is an attractive and dangerous fantasy. This month the Harvard Business Review LinkedIn Discussion Forum has been visualizing “the ideal boss.”

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The Secret Behind the 9 Box Performance Potential Grid

Let's Grow Leaders

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When is the Best Time to Coach?

Kevin Eikenberry

Developing Others Leadership Leadership Communication Learning Mentoring Training coachable moment coaching Coaching Training Camp teachable momentHave you ever heard the old quotation, “When the student is ready, the teacher appears”?

Creating a Great Place to Work

Kevin Eikenberry

Communication Developing Others Leadership Leadership Communication Learning Mentoring Remarkable Leadership employee satisfaction great places to work retention It’s become almost an industry itself – judging organizational culture and creating lists of great places to work.

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