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Author: Chip R. Bell, Marshall Goldsmith Narrator: Mark Peckham Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Audio Length: Release Date: June 2013 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781620648308

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Managers As Mentors is a rapid-fire read and a provocative guide to helping associates grow and adapt in today's tumultuous organizations. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. Chip Bell and Marshall Goldsmith place increased emphasis on the mentor as a learning catalyst for the prot├®g├® rather than someone who simply hands down knowledge—crucial for younger workers who prize growth opportunities even more than prior generations and who tend to distrust hierarchy. As with previous editions there is a fictional case study of a mentor-prot├®g├® relationship running through the book, but this is augmented with six actual case studies of top CEOs from organizations like The Nature Conservancy and Bloomin' Brands, who relate key mentoring experiences in their lives. The new chapters cover topics like the role of mentoring in spurring innovation and mentoring a diverse and dispersed workforce accustomed to interacting and getting information digitally. Also new to this edition is the Mentor's Toolkit, six resources to help in developing the mentor-prot├®g├® relationship. This hands-on guide takes the mystery out of effective mentoring, teaching leaders to be the kind of confident coaches integral to learning organizations.

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  • “Chip Bell has done it again with Managers as Mentors. This tightly written, straight from the shoulder book offers understanding and helpful techniques for any manager who would be a mentor.”

    - Scientific American
  • “Mentoring is the highest of the teaching arts—Chip Bell and Marshall Goldsmith have skillfully crafted the essential handbook for all those who are trusted advisors to aspiring leaders.”

    - Jim Kouzes, coathor of The Leadership Challenge
  • “A practical yet powerful book for helping leaders make continual learning a valuable addition to their strategy.”

    - Mike Krzyzewski, head coach, Duke University men’s basketball team, 2010 NCAA champions

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About the Author

Chip R. Bell is senior partner of the Chip Bell Group and former director of management and organization development for NCNB, now Bank of America. He was a highly decorated infantry unit commander in Vietnam with the elite 82nd Airborne Division and is the author or coauthor of several bestselling books, including Wired and Dangerous.

About the Narrator

Mark Peckham is an actor and director based in Rhode Island. In addition to working with Trinity Rep, Virginia Stage Co., and many Boston-area theaters, he was the voice of Joseph Smith in the award-winning PBS documentary American Prophet with Gregory Peck.