Mentoring and coaching expert Julie Starr calls her book a manual, and that’s exactly what you get: a guidebook chock-full of tables, charts, diagrams, exercises and steps. She also offers a slew of accompanying resources and tools on her website. Thorough and prescriptive, Starr leaves no prospective mentor with any doubt about what to do to build a good mentor–mentee relationship. Much of Starr’s advice might seem intuitive: listen carefully, build trust and don’t try to solve mentees’ problems for them, but it will surely get any new mentor off to a solid start.
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Julie Starr is a consultant specializing in coaching, mentoring and personal development.
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