Title: The Mentor’s Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships, 2nd Edition
Topic/Genre: Training & Human Resource Development / Coaching & Mentoring/Leadership
Publication Date: October 2011
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Lois J. Zachary is an internationally recognized expert on mentoring excellence and has been cited as “one of the top 100 minds in leadership” today. You’ve likely seen mention of Dr. Zachary’s books, or read her quotes, in The New York Times, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Inc. magazine, Leadership Excellence, The Chronicle of Higher Education, T&D, or other business and leadership news outlets. Her first book on mentoring, The Mentor’s Guide, was published in 2000 and has since has become the primary resource for organizations interested in promoting mentoring for leadership and learning and for mentors seeking to deepen their mentoring practice. With her best-selling books Creating a Mentoring Culture (2005) and The Mentee’s Guide (2009), and the newly updated 2012 revision of The Mentor’s Guide and over 100 published articles and and a five mentoring excellence pocket toolkits (July 2012), Zachary has created a comprehensive set of resources for promoting organizational mentoring sustainability.
Dr. Zachary is president of Leadership Development Services, LLC, a Phoenix-based consulting firm that specializes in leadership and mentoring, and director of its Center for Mentoring ExcellenceÔ. Her innovative mentoring approaches and expertise in coaching leaders and their organizations in designing, implementing, and evaluating learner-centered mentoring programs have been used globally by a wide array of clients, including Fortune 500 companies, government organizations, educational, and other institutions − profit and nonprofit.
Dr. Zachary received her doctorate in adult and continuing education from Columbia University. She holds a Master of Arts degree from Columbia University and a Master of Science degree in education from Southern Illinois University.
She is a founding member and past chair of the Phoenix Athena PowerLink™ Governing Board that helps women-owned business owners develop themselves while expanding the profitably of their businesses through the use of mentoring advisory panels. She is a member of Charter 100, an organization that recognizes women of achievement who make significant contributions to the community and a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors.
Twitter : @LoisZachary