Coaching v. Mentoring. What’s the difference, and how to choose which service is best.

How to choose a coach, mentor and or therapist. Hint, they aren’t all one person.

What is a mentor?

Mentors are great for:

Mentors are not great when:

Should you work with a mentor? Here’s the verdict:

What is reverse mentoring?

What is a coach?

Coaches are great for:

Coaches are not great when:

Should you work with a coach? Here’s the verdict:

Examples of coaching in popular culture

The greatest tennis player of all time? The debate rages on, but let’s see what he got from utilising all of these approaches in his professional development

So what then is therapy?

Therapists are great for:

Therapists are not great when:

Should you work with a therapist? Here’s the verdict:

Other observations and recommendations around choosing a coach, mentor or therapist:

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Katherine Ann Byam

Author, activist, coach and consultant for innovation and sustainable change. She’s the founder of Dieple Consulting & Where Ideas Launch.