Coaching and Mentoring


The practical coach inspires, encourages and challenges his or her team.

Setting expectations is key. Other ways to inspire your team are as follows:


What is mentoring? "Mentoring is the individualized support, assistance, guidance and optimum amount of challenge which one professional gives to another--whether new comer or mid-careerist in the profession." (University of California)

Mentoring is a relationship between two people where the following exchange may occur:

The mentoring process can take place in a formal or informal context. A formal mentoring program identifies and matches mentors and protégés. Informal mentoring occurs when people seek out and take advantage of opportunities that exist. This is by far the more prevalent form.