Coaching vs Mentoring – Know the Difference

Coaching vs Mentoring

We often hear the words ‘Coaching’ and ‘Mentoring’ in the same sentence when talking about organisational and personal growth. Even though they are both extremely vital for our professional development, it is important to understand the differences between the two. Their main variation is based on the qualifications and relationships coaches and mentors establish with their peers.

What is the difference?


By mixing both, organisations can develop more efficient teams while spotting top talent. 

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