New release: Make the Most of Mentoring, a compelling career-building resource

By: Leading Women
Make the Most of Mentoring
Make the Most of Mentoring
CHARLESTOWN, R.I. - April 8, 2013 - PRLog -- Make the Most of Mentoring is the most important book written on the subject since the advice “get a mentor” was first given to women interested in building their careers.

The book is penned by Susan L. Colantuono, founder and chief executive officer of Leading Women, an organization dedicated to advancing women from career-start to the C-suite and onto corporate boards

Colantuono's eye-opening new book sheds light on why formal mentoring programs haven't delivered better results for women. Its unique and refreshing content is written for mentors, protégés and professionals who run corporate mentoring programs.

Insightful and rich with advice, Make the Most of Mentoring delivers unconventional guidance on how to tap into the power of this valuable career tool, optimize your time invested and reap high-impact benefits. Readers find valuable tools including:

Over 50 practical tips for fulfilling the unrealized promise of mentoring relationships.
Insights into the hidden reason why mentoring exists in corporations and the benefits of rethinking your mentoring relationship.
Key conversations and experiences for launching and nourishing a fruitful mentoring relationship.
6 pitfalls common to most mentoring programs and solutions for avoiding them.
The surprising advice to indulge in a piece of C.A.K.E. and a slice of P.I.E.!

At Amgen, BKC, Campbell’s, Kodak, MITRE, Professional Women in Healthcare, Pfizer, PSEG, Williams and many other organizations, this practical and comprehensive resource is helping women create careers that soar.

About Susan L. Colantuono

Susan L. Colantuono is an internationally known author, speaker and consultant. As CEO and founder of Leading Women she brings high-impact guidance to corporations that are serious about women s advancement and to women who want to build rewarding careers. Colantuono was recognized for her contributions in this area when Providence Business News named her Business Woman Ally/Mentor of the Year.

Her book, No Ceiling, No Walls: What women haven t been told about leadership from career-start to the corporate boardroom (, has been described as a must read by CEOs and thought leaders alike. Its lessons are used in organizations as diverse as AIPSO, Alcatel-Lucent, Amgen, DePuy (a J&J company), Campbell Soup Company, GTECH, Kodak, MassMutual, MFS, New York Life, PepsiCo, OfficeMax, Prudential, Sodexo, Sunoco, The MITRE Corporation, Williams and others.

Colantuono’s book, Make the Most of Mentoring: Capitalize on Mentoring and Take Your Career to the Next Level (ASK Leading Women) (, delivers unconventional guidance on how to tap into the power of this valuable career tool, optimize your time invested and reap high-impact benefits.

An engaging, dynamic and warm speaker, Colantuono draws on her many years as a consultant to create unique and motivating speak-inars™ -- a powerful blend of shared knowledge, wisdom and experience combined with illuminating interactive activities.

About Leading Women

By providing innovative solutions based on proprietary research, Leading Women helps companies achieve their goals for women’s advancement. Each solution delivers a unique perspective and practical tools for overcoming the common barriers to women’s advancement. To fit the reality of today’s workplace, Leading Women's solutions are delivered live, virtually, online and in combination. For more information, visit Leading Women (, call +1-401-789-0441 or email

Leading Women is a certified woman-owned business - WBENC. Partner with Leading Women to advance your supplier diversity goals.
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