Mentoring or coaching, which one rocks?

Managing is making sure people do what they know how to do, Training is teaching people to do what they don’t know how to do but needs to do it,
Mentoring on the other hand is showing people how people who are really good at doing something do it.
Counselling is helping people come to terms with issues they may be facing, Obviously coaching is non of these.
Coaching is helping to identify the skills and capabilities that are. Within the person, and enabling them to use them to the best of their ability.
Professional coaches use a range of communication skills such as targeted restatements, listening, questioning clarifying etc. This is effectively used to help clients shift their perspectives and thereby discover different solutions to achieve their goals. These skills are used when coaching clients in any field.
Coaching therefore is a Meta-profession that can apply to supporting clients in any human endeavor, ranging from their concerns in personal, professional, sport, social, family, political, and even spiritual dimensions.
Next time hire an coach, first let that coach.


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