Becoming a High Performance Mentor: A Guide to Reflection and Action (Rowley)

This is a useful book. It contains key ideas and questions for a mentor to consider. I don’t think I disagreed with or misunderstood any of it. I’ll keep it near my desk as a point of reference. There’s just one thing.

It didn’t really need to be a book. Rowley is a very dry and academic writer. There’s a demoralizing pattern to this book. Rowley will say there are 5 steps to X task. Then he’ll offer a paragraph / page on each of the topics.  But there’s little beyond the bold headlines or the topic sentences.

A book to skim and refer to, not to read.

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