Editor’s Blog

What we talk about when we talk about transference

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by Jean Rhodes Transference is what happens when someone…

Charlotte, Wilbur, and the myth of the selfless mentor

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Why did you do all this for me?” [Wilbur] asked. “I don’t…

Winner takes all?: Mentoring programs in the age of inequality

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By Jean Rhodes In his recent best-selling book, Winner Takes…

Grabbing the fourth cookie: On luck, entitlement, and mentors

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by Jean Rhodes Here's a story for graduation season. A few…

Challenging the "Dodo Bird Verdict" in Youth Mentoring

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by Jean Rhodes In 1936, psychologist Saul Rosenzweig coined…

10 research-based tips for building strong helping relationships with youth

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by Jean Rhodes Particularly since good working relationships…

I dunno, what do you wanna do?: Mismatched expectations and lost opportunities to help

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by Jean Rhodes In 2010, mentoring researchers Michael Karcher,…
K-12 Corner: "You can't give what you ain't got" - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Three important mentoring tips from a relationship guru

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by Jean Rhodes Relationship expert John Gottman has spent…

Opportunity (and mentor) hoarding in America

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by Matthew Hagler & Jean Rhodes The latest admissions…

Five key takeaways from a comprehensive new meta-analysis of youth mentoring

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By Jean Rhodes (excerpted and summarized from publication) Along…

"There’s an App for that!”: How technology-delivered interventions could revolutionize mentoring

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by Jean Rhodes In an influential chapter, mentoring researchers Timothy Cavell…

Two logical fallacies that mislead the field of mentoring

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by Jean Rhodes "A red herring is something that misleads or…