"...provides a useful snapshot of the issues, dramas and special challenges women and minorities face in the modern workplace..." (getAbstract
, August 2006)
"A wonderfully useful and readable book about the underacknowledged significance of mentoring."
--Warren Bennis, author, On Becoming a Leader,
and coauthor, Geeks and Geezers
"There are few career relationships as pivotal as the one with a mentor. This wonderful book takes readers deep into the chemistry of the best of these. Full of compelling stories to illustrate its lessons, it is a treasure trove of insights.
--Jay A. Conger, Kravis Professor of Leadership, Claremont McKenna College, and author, Building Leaders
"All successful people have someone in their life who helps them at various stages in their development. In Power Mentoring, one finds close-up examples of how mentoring has played an important part leading to individual success. This is one of the most important books on the subject of mentoring to be written in years."
--Henry R. Kravis, founding partner of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
"Power Mentoring adeptly bridges the academic-practitioner divide by providing practical advice that is firmly grounded in academic research and the authors’ own interviews with an amazing array of power mentors and their protégés. The result is a compelling, accessible, and engaging account of how to create, nourish, and flourish effective mentoring relationships. The book brings mentoring to life, and the reader quickly becomes captivated by the stories, accounts, and narratives of Power Mentoring. From Oprah to Spielberg to Welch--who can resist reading this book?"
--Belle Rose Ragins, professor of management, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and coauthor, Mentoring and Diversity: An International Perspective
"Mentoring is so important for any leader, small business owner or entrepreneur—this book is a must-read!"
--Charles Segars, head, Fine Living Cable Network, and executive producer of the movie National Treasure