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Announcing Group Mentoring ebook!

Posted on Mon, May, 21, 2012

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In our ongoing efforts to be a main source of information and knowledge about mentoring, we have just published another ebook: 

Group Mentoring Manual for Mentors

The ebook is now available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

This is a one-of-a-kind book as it specifically deals with the key issues involved in group mentoring and provides a number of useful tools to help create and maintain a successful group.

This workbook serves as a go-to resource for mentors who are in charge of managing and leading a group of mentorees. Topics include the difference between one-to-one and group mentoring, the role of the mentor, tips and techniques for managing the group, and insights on group dynamics. In addition, this workbook also provides plenty of resources, including access to helpful downloadable documents on the Management Mentors website.

So that you may get a feel for what the ebook entails, a sneak peak at the table of contents is listed below. If you have additional questions about group mentoring, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Mentoring Group Leader Training

Table Of Contents

Chapter 1 Defining Mentoring

  • Differences Between 1-on-1 and Group Mentoring
  • What Mentors Do and What Mentorees Do
  • Role of the Mentoring Group Leader (MGL)
Chapter 2 The Mentoring Group System
  • Mentoring Group Process
  • Mentoring Group Outcomes
  • Mentoring Group Status Roles
  • Emotional Issues in Mentoring Groups
  • Communication Patterns in Mentoring Groups
Chapter 3 Techniques for Managing Your Mentoring Group
  • Establishing Group Norms
  • Establishing Confidentiality and Trust
  • Managing Relationships Outside the Formal Group
  • Common Challenges and Strategies
    • Vying for Attention
    • Maintaining Control
    • Formal and Informal Leaders
    • Competition Within the Group
    • Violating Confidentiality
    • Attendance issues
    • Waning Group Energy or Interest
    • Disruptive Behaviors
Chapter 4 Appendix
  • First Meeting Guide
  • Second and Ongoing Group Meeting Guide
  • Group Processing Notes for Each Meeting
  • Form to Observe Mentoring Group Leaders in Action
  • Individual Feedback Form for Quarterly 1-on-1 Meetings
  • Mentoring Group Timeline and Schedule
  • Bringing Closure to Your Group

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