MASTERFUL MENTORING: PROMOTING EXCEPTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN OTHERS
with Dr. Wendy Axelrod
July 15, 2020, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$475 (US) per person

Springfield Country Club
400 West Sproul Rd., Springfield, PA 19064
(610) 690-7600

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Book by Dr. Wendy Axelrod
Book by Dr. Wendy Axelrod

MASTERFUL MENTORING: PROMOTING EXCEPTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN OTHERS

 
Get to the heart of what it takes to develop people so they can conquer more complex roles and create a path toward fulfilling their aspirations. The best mentors go well beyond story-telling and teaching concepts; they excel as masters of development, leveraging the relationship for maximum growth. Learn the deliberate skills used to: create a strong foundation for the relationship; ask thoughtful and courageous questions; widen perspective and increase self-awareness; spur experimentation for growth; and manage unanticipated mentor challenges. Learn about the magic of applying masterful mentor practices using case studies, small group discussion, and tools.
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Wendy's ability to dive into the things that are core to me as a person were invaluable in helping me deepen my understanding of my own motivations and abilities.
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DR. WENDY AXELROD

 

Wendy Axelrod is an Executive Coach, former HR Executive, Mentor, Author and Speaker. For three decades, Wendy has supported organizations to achieve extraordinary results with their leader and professional development efforts, working directly with thousands of people. She is particularly sought out for helping mentors and leaders become exceptional at growing the talent of others. Her latest book, the best-selling "10 Steps to Successful Mentoring" provides a complete and practical guide for succeeding with mentoring relationships, creating lasting development for both mentors and mentees. A Forbes Inc. article cites it as one of the top books to make you a better coach or mentor.

Wendy is known for conducting hands-on workshops that engage, inform, and leave participants confident to apply new practices right away. Wendy's works have appeared in SmartBriefs on Leadership; AMA's Moving Ahead, Leader to Leader, Leadership Excellence, and books such as "Management Development Handbook". Her clients include Fortune 100 companies and medium-sized firms from the US and globally.

Wendy is the volunteer creator and moving force behind a renowned mentoring program, begun in 2002, and has curated hundreds of mentor stories about their experiences. She has enjoyed formally mentoring dozens of women and men. Wendy has a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology and advanced certifications from Columbia University and Conversational Intelligence.


TOPICS COVERED

 

Optimize your role as mentor

  • Distinguish your role as mentor from others such as coaches and consultants
  • Understand your motivation to be a mentor
  • 7 Guiding principles of masterful mentors

Establish the relationship, direction and goals

  • Finding common ground, identifying roles and expectations
  • Setting the tone for in-depth work together
  • Creating the mentee's goals and your own
Leverage experience for development
  • Shaping the most effective experiences for development
  • Taking an experimental stance to growth
  • Enlisting others for insight and feedback

Expand growth using everyday psychology and the power of questions

  • Understanding how to personally gear your mentee's growth; creating safety, building self-awareness, and broadening perspective
  • Formulating questions that are thoughtful, developmental, engaging and focused toward specific lessons
  • Listening in ways that extend their thought process

Address mentor challenges

  • Neutralizing four relationship roadblocks
  • Succeeding with mentees who are challenging

Consolidate learnings

  • Anticipating closure as the crucial last phase of formal mentoring
  • Preparing for and conducting the wrap-up conversation

GUIDE TO PARTICIPANT SELECTION

 
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MASTERFUL MENTORING: PROMOTING EXCEPTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN OTHERS
with DR. WENDY AXELROD

July 15, 2020, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$475 (US) per person
Springfield Country Club
400 West Sproul Rd., Springfield, PA 19064
(610) 690-7600
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