Mentoring or Coaching?
I am often asked what is the difference between mentoring and coaching. Strictly, coaching is empowering someone to enhance their particular skillset and is for a set period whereas mentoring shows students how to address and solve their own problems and is a lifetime skill once acquired.
Personally, I tend to use the two expressions quite loosely, as in my experience most people respond better to an approach where I am often both a mentor and coach. It just depends on the particular situation and the issues around it. Being flexible, open-minded and thinking outside the box is very helpful when we come to solving problems.
One of the many models I can use is the GROW model. This is made up of:
- Current Reality.
- Will or Way Forward.
So if you think that you could gain from mentoring or coaching in life or business then why not come and enjoy a free Discovery Session with me?