HBR Guide to Getting the Mentoring You Need

  • 3h 42m 8s
  • Harvard Business Review Press
  • Gildan Media
  • 2022

Find the right person to help supercharge your career. Whether you're eyeing a specific leadership role, hoping to advance your skills, or simply looking to broaden your professional network, you need to find someone who can help. Wait for a senior manager to come looking for you--and you'll probably be waiting forever. Instead, you need to find the mentoring that will help you achieve your goals. Managed correctly, mentoring is a powerful and efficient tool for moving up. The "HBR Guide to Getting the Mentoring You Need" will help you get it right. You'll learn how to: (1) Find new ways to stand out in your organization, (2) Set clear and realistic development goals, (3) Identify and build relationships with influential sponsors, (4) Give back and bring value to mentors and senior advisers, and (5) Evaluate your progress in reaching your professional goals.

About the Author

Harvard Business Review is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, 13 international licensed editions, books from Harvard Business Review Press, and digital content and tools published on HBR.org, Harvard Business Review provides professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction: Taking Charge of Your Career BY TAMARA ERICKSON
  • Chapter 1 - The Relationship You Need to Get Right BY SYLVIA ANN HEWLETT, MELINDA MARSHALL, AND LAURA SHERBIN
  • Chapter 2 - Mentoring in All Its Shapes and Sizes BY AMY GALLO
  • Chapter 3 - Reaching Your Potential BY ROBERT S. KAPLAN
  • Chapter 4 - Making Yourself Indispensable BY JOHN H. ZENGER, JOSEPH R. FOLKMAN, AND SCOTT K. EDINGER
  • Chapter 5 - Why You Didn’t Get That Promotion BY JOHN BEESON
  • Chapter 6 - Finding the Right Mentors BY DIANE COUTU
  • Chapter 7 - Defining Your Goals and Expectations
  • Chapter 8 - Starting and Maintaining Relationships with Mentors BY LEW MCCREARY
  • Chapter 9 - How to Get More from Your Mentors BY JODI GLICKMAN
  • Chapter 10 - Employ a Personal Board of Directors BY PRISCILLA CLAMAN
  • Chapter 11 - A Smarter Way to Network BY ROB CROSS AND ROBERT THOMAS
  • Chapter 12 - Accelerate Your Development: Tips for Millennials BY JEANNE C. MEISTER AND KARIE WILLYEARD
  • Chapter 13 - Mentoring for Gen Xers BY TAMARA ERICKSON
  • Chapter 14 - Keep Learning from Your Proteges BY HOLLIS HEIMBOUCH