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

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Part 2: Surrendering—Leveling the Learning Field

Chapter 5: Kindling Kinship: The Power of Rapport makes the point that the way the mentoring relationship begins can strongly influence how effective it will be later. This chapter provides both perspectives and techniques for getting the mentoring relationship off to a solid start.

Chapter 6: The Elements of Trust Making: “This Could Be the Start of Something Big!” shows how the quality of the mentoring relationship hangs on the success the mentor has in nurturing, communicating, and engendering trust. Using the style of the late great comedian Steve Allen as a prototype, the chapter outlines practices important to trust building.

Chapter 7: The Person in the Mirror: Mentor Humility Creates Protégé ...

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