You are currently viewing The Difference Between Mentoring & Coaching

The Difference Between Mentoring & Coaching

Hand Up

I have talked about this distinction so often. In a February 2012 posting on Talent Management, writer Valerie Pelan summarizes the work of authors Mark David Nevins and Stephen A. Stumpf who state that talented human capital will be the prime ingredient of future business success. I couldn’t agree more!

They assert that one way current leaders can support future leaders is to commit to an organizational culture that values mentorship and coaching and includes constructive and timely feedback. Coaching is about strategizing ways to handle situations; mentoring is about providing guidance.

Read more at Talent Management.

This Post Has 7 Comments

  1. nyc spa

    Is it ok to know who’s the author for this posting? Can you provide me more links and information about the author? Thank you.

    Feel free to surf to my web-site; nyc spa

    1. odyssey

      Susan Bender Phelps is the author of this posting. You can learn about me at this site – or via LinkedIn, so I am uncertain as to what else you want to know. If you have a specific question, please ask it.

    2. Susan Bender Phelps

      Hi, we just revised this site, so I am unsure as to how long your inquiry has been here. I am the author. You can learn more about me and my work at We also have a Facebook page and a Twitter feed that you can link to from the site. Thank YOU!

      1. Rezhen

        Posted on Do you people have a foceoabk fan page? I looked for one on twitter but could not discover one, I would really like to become a fan!

    3. Rajan

      I just want to tell you that I am just beginner to blgngiog and definitely savored your page. Most likely I’m likely to bookmark your blog . You certainly have outstanding well written articles. Bless you for sharing with us your webpage.

      1. Susan Bender Phelps

        Thank YOU!

Comments are closed.