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  • SubGenre:Mentoring & Coaching
  • Language:English
  • Pages:132
  • Paperback ISBN:9798218956936

Mastering Mentoring To Your Vantage Point

by Adrienne M. Somerville

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Finding a Mentor can help employees evolve into savvy professionals who rapidly progress in their companies. Through her professional experiences, podcasts, releases, and previous book, "WINGSPAN," Adrienne M. Somerville has developed countless Mentors and Mentees. "Mastering Mentoring To Your Vantage Point" is the authoritative 'grab and go' for professionals seeking a thorough, straight-forward coverage of professional mentoring. Adrienne's real-world summary covers the how, who, what, and when of mentoring so readers can begin their journeys today.
As a direct beneficiary of the positive impacts of mentoring, Adrienne M. Somerville knows what professionals are looking for in a Mentor and how Mentors can deliver. Most professionals understand the value of finding a Mentor but are held back from getting started. Why? Selecting a Mentor and forming a successful mentoring relationship requires honesty, effort, and self-reflection. The literary arena is full of books addressing professional topics. Many of these publications treat the subject in such depth, they inadvertently eliminate intended audiences with the sheer volume of their texts. Ms. Adrienne Somerville upended this trend by authoring " Mastering Mentoring To Your Vantage Point" the authoritative 'grab and go' for professionals desiring a thorough, straight-forward coverage of professional mentoring. It's intended to be kept in a briefcase or purse for readers to delve into a chapter or two while commuting, traveling, or taking lunch breaks. This book delivers practical guidance and solutions to the questions: "What should I look for in a Mentor?" "What does a Mentor expect from me? What can I realistically expect from them?" "What happens in the mentoring sessions?" "When do you 'outgrow' mentors?" Participative by design, this book progressively builds from the general to the individual by delivering the basics of professional mentoring: its history, definition, and the common forms of mentoring found in today's business arena. "Mastering Mentoring To Your Vantage Point" is for the professional searching for the real-world process of identifying, requesting, meeting, and growing with a mentor.
About the author
Adrienne M. Somerville is an Amazon bestselling author with nearly 20 years of expertise in Talent Management and Leadership Development. Her career has led her to the U.S. Navy, philanthropic leadership at the Carolyn E. Parker Foundation, and CEO positions at the Talent & Technical Solutions Corporation and Somerville Consulting Group LLC. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Norfolk State University, a Master of Science degree from Florida Institute of Technology, and Executive Business certifications from Georgetown and Harvard. When she isn't working as a civil servant leader, reservist, mentor, coach, speaker, philanthropist, and author, she enjoys spending time with her family.