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Managers as Mentors, 3rd Edition by Marshall Goldsmith, Chip R. Bell

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PART 3ACCEPTING—CREATING A SAFE HAVEN FOR RISK TAKING

Pope John XXIII was probably the most beloved pope in recent history. The devotion people felt for him was due in part to the fact that he was completely without pretense. His openness and humility endeared him to millions, Catholic and non-Catholic alike. One of his first official acts was to visit the prisoners in a large penal institution in Rome. As he gave the inmates his blessing, he shared with them the fact that he had been in a prison, too—to visit his cousin!

Sidney Jourard, in his classic, The Transparent Self, describes countless research studies demonstrating conclusively that humans have a natural, built-in tendency to be open and revealing. ...

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