Mentoring versus Coaching

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Cynthia Crump
Antigua and Barbuda
Mentoring has high interest for me. Based on my observation and that of other officers, a great gap exists in planning and delivery. So mentoring should help to improve teacher competencies. A more experienced expert will work with a novice or inexperienced teacher. On the other hand, a coach could include an expert, a supervisor or even a colleague. (...) Read more? Sign up for free

  John Wright
Consultant, United States

Coaching / Mentoring

In the context of business, I do not see a material distinction between mentoring and coaching. For me, coaching / mentoring is providing information, insight and motivation for the person being coached / mentored.
The goal is to give a person the opportunity to perform at a higher level than they currently are performing at.
The focus is to:
- Correct a performance issue
- Provide the performer with an opportunity to elevate his/her performance to a higher level
- Prepare the performer to accept more responsibility
- Prepare the performer to undertake a new position.

  bt myo
Student (MBA), Myanmar

Mentoring and Coaching

I was practicing mentoring and it also involved co (...)

  Paul Clare

Coaching / Mentoring

I believe that mentoring involves someone with int (...)

  Vera Tam
HR Consultant, Hong Kong

Mentoring versus Coaching

As Paul said, a mentor is something who's in the s (...)


Qualitative and Quantitave Aspects

Coaching and mentoring has a quantitative and qual (...)

Student (University), Malaysia

Coaching versus Mentoring

Are they the same: coaching and mentoring? I thin (...)

  Christine Snars

Mentoring and Coaching

Mentoring is a long term relationship where 'an ex (...)

Management Consultant, India

Coaching versus Mentoring

A professional coach should refrain from providing (...)

  Stefania Di Cristofalo
Coach, Italy

Coaching versus Mentoring

A mentoring relationship is a senior-junior relati (...)

  Bernard Liebowitz PhD CMC
Management Consultant, United States

Differences Between Coaching and Mentoring

In my experience and from my point of view, coachi (...)

  Arthur Panton
Consultant, Kenya

Coaching versus Mentoring

I see the distinction as quite straight forward, a (...)

  Bayissa Milkessa
Business Consultant, Ethiopia

Coaching versus Mentoring

As I understand things, there are minor difference (...)

  Andrew Blaine
Business Consultant, South Africa

Mentoring versus Coaching

In my opinion, the major difference between mentor (...)

  Bayissa Milkessa
Business Consultant, Ethiopia

Mentoring is Similar but not Equal to Coaching

@Andrew Blaine said that the difference between th (...)

  Andrew Blaine
Business Consultant, South Africa

Mentoring V Coaching

@Bayissa Milkessa: My understanding of the differe (...)

  Bayissa Milkessa
Business Consultant, Ethiopia

Mentoring Versus Coaching

@Andrew Blaine: I do not think that you have clear (...)

  Andrew Blaine
Business Consultant, South Africa

The Artisan and his Apprentice

In the good old dark days, school leavers who wish (...)

Coach, United Kingdom

Mentoring versus Coaching. Counsellor/Coaching Student

As @Paul Clare and @Vera Tam have agreed, MENTORIN (...)

  Winston Chew
Teacher, Malaysia

Mentoring versus Coaching

Eugene has said it well. My mentor coach has expla (...)

  Gregory Johnson
Coach, United States

Coaching versus Mentoring

This is an interesting discussion with interesting (...)


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