4 Mentors: The Key to a Career Development Culture



What’s Inside This Chapter

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to:

  • Implement a mentoring program as part of your career development strategy
  • Select the right mentors
  • Train your mentors to help high-potential managers in their career development efforts.

Leaders who initiate a career development strategy often do so without using potentiating mentors. Instead, they rely exclusively on training and development programs. These attempts are likely to fail. The reason? People have diverse aspirations, goals, and ways of seeing the world. If development efforts don’t get personal or help ...

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