Want to know how to get more out of your mentoring sessions or become a better mentor yourself? Here's a list of mentoring books we recommend:
One Minute Mentoring: How to find and work with a mentor - and why you'll benefit from being one
Ken Blanchard & Claire Diaz-Ortiz
In One Minute Mentoring, legendary management guru Ken Blanchard and Claire Diaz-Ortiz, a former Twitter executive and early employee, provide a systematic approach to intergenerational mentoring, giving readers great insight into the power and influence of mentoring and encouraging them to pursue their own mentoring relationships.
The Mentoring Manual: Your step by step guide to being a better mentor
Based on methods developed - and proven – in business, this highly practical book will show you how mentoring works, take you step-by-step through everything you need to know and do, and show you how both parties can get the best from the relationship.
The Complete Guide to Mentoring: How to design, implement and evaluate effective mentoring programmes
The Complete Guide to Mentoring is your step-by-step guide to implementing a successful mentoring programme in your organization. Packed with high-profile interviews, case studies and questionnaires, it includes a wealth of practical advice on every aspect of the design, fulfilment and assessment of a mentoring scheme.
Thinking, Fast and Slow
This book reveals how our minds are tripped up by error and prejudice (even when we think we are being logical), and gives you practical techniques for slower, smarter thinking. It will enable to you make better decisions at work, at home, and in everything you do.
Powerful questions for coaches and mentors (e-book)
A pragmatic guide for coaches and mentors. A core function of both developmental coaching and developmental mentoring is that they help people with the quality of their thinking about issues that are important to them. One of the ways effective coaches and mentors do this is to ask powerful questions – questions that oblige the learner to engage with different perspectives on their issues.
50 Top Tools for Coaching: A complete toolkit for developing and empowering people
Gillian Jones and Ro Gorell
A fantastic resource for both in-house and external coaches, 50 Top Tools for Coaching provides the techniques required for every coaching situation. Full of exercises, models, checklists and templates, it covers how to assess the needs of clients, select the right tool for the circumstance and deliver effective coaching with confidence.
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