How to recover when good mentoring goes bad

Thursday - 5/27/2010, 4:22pm EDT

Most young managers view having a mentor as their ticket to the big leagues-to greater visibility, exciting assignments and big promotions. Benefits flow to mentors as well, as they enjoy broader influence when their young protégés rise to stardom. And it's all true. Except when it isn't. Except when mentoring goes bad. The Wall Street Journal has tips and tricks you can use when this happens to you.

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