O'Reilly logo

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

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

26Arduous Alliances

Mentoring in Precarious Situations

The only people who achieve much are those who want knowledge so badly that they seek it while the conditions are still unfavorable. Favorable conditions never come.

C. S. Lewis

There are many learning alliances that are potentially arduous because of the precarious context in which the relationship is cast. We will examine two situations: mentoring in a super-fast-paced milieu and mentoring when the protégé is in a different location. We will first examine white-water mentoring.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required