Aug 6, 2010 — Tony Dungy retired as coach of the Indianapolis Colts just two seasons after winning the Super Bowl. Since then, he's worked as an NFL analyst, a motivational speaker — and now, as a writer. His new book is about the importance of mentoring, a task he took on with Michael Vick.
Jan 28, 2005 — In the final part of his month-long series on great mentors, Slate contributor Eric Liu talks with Juilliard School instructor Robert Abramson, who teaches highly trained music students to do something they normally aren't allowed to do: improvise.
Jan 21, 2005 — Slate contributor Eric Liu continues his series on mentoring with 1st Sgt. Peter Hall, a Marine Corps drill instructor. Hall teaches Liu how to drill a squad of Marines and how to capture the elusive quality called "command presence."
Jan 13, 2005 — In the second of a series of reports on mentoring, Slate contributor Eric Liu talks with Major League Baseball pitching coach Bryan Price of the Seattle Mariners about how to throw balls that make batters miss.
Jan 7, 2005 — January is National Mentoring Month, and Slate contributor Eric Liu brings listeners the first part of a four-part series on mentors. He talks with acting coach Ivana Chubbuck, who has coached Halle Berry and Charlize Theron. (Warning: This segment contains language about movie violence that may be offensive to some listeners.)