The Mentor's Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships, 3rd Edition

  • 5h 16m
  • Lisa Z. Fain, Lois J. Zachary
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2022

Explore the latest edition of an authoritative resource on professional and educational mentoring

In the newly revised Third Edition of The Mentor’s Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships, veteran mentoring experts Lois J. Zachary and Lisa Z. Fain deliver a thoughtful and rich exploration of the critical process of mentoring. The book offers practical tools for facilitating the mentoring experience from beginning to end.

In addition to walking you through the four phases of mentoring—preparing, negotiating enabling growth, and coming to closure—this important book provides:

  • Brand-new content on diversity, inclusion, and equity, as well as tools to enhance virtual mentoring relationships
  • The ethics of mentoring, including how to handle common ethical pitfalls and mistakes
  • Hands-on worksheets and exercises to facilitate the mentoring and learning process

Perfect for leaders, managers, and educators, in any career or professional setting, The Mentor’s Guide is an indispensable tool to help navigate your learning and mentoring journey.

About the Author

Lois J. Zachary (Phoenix, AZ) is the founder of the Center for Mentoring Excellence. She is the author of five best-selling mentoring books. Her innovative mentoring approaches and expertise in coaching leaders and their organizations in designing, implementing and evaluating learner-centered mentoring programs are used globally by Fortune 500 companies, government organizations, educational and numerous profit and nonprofit institutions and organizations.

Lisa Z. Fain (Seattle, WA) is the CEO of Center for Mentoring Excellence and an expert in the intersection of cultural competency and mentoring, an executive coach, and a global speaker. A former attorney, Lisa’s passion for diversity and inclusion led to her role as Senior Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Outerwall, Inc. and her passion for development and growth led her to found Vista Coaching to help executive women design their authentic leadership journey.

In this Book

  • Foreword
  • Preface to the Third Edition
  • Learning—Grounding the Work of Mentoring
  • The Context of Difference—Bringing Who We are to What We Do
  • The Context of Connection—Physical, Virtual, Personal
  • Preparing—Getting Ready for a Mentoring Relationship
  • Negotiating—Establishing Agreements
  • Enabling Growth—Support, Challenge, and Vision
  • Enabling Growth—Engaging in Feedback and Dealing with Stumbling Blocks
  • Coming to Closure—Looking Back, Moving Forward
  • Digging Deeper—Integrating Your Learning: Tips and Resources
  • Notes
  • References