Presentation on theme: "What is the difference between Mentoring and Coaching?"— Presentation transcript:
1 What is the difference between Mentoring and Coaching? Coaching is about results.The focus is on the role and skills needed.Facilitates learning of the individual towards an end result.Mentoring is relationship based.The focus is on the person and their career.Facilitates individual growth.
2 Objective of Coaching Skills Workshop To introduce a coaching framework to be used within a mentoring relationship.To discuss and apply coaching skills to be used in OW traineeship.
3 Difference between Mentor and Coach Usually a more senior personAssists with career guidanceRole model, guideOften uses coaching skillsCoachGoal OrientedEncourages learningProvides feedback and suggestionsBuilds a positive environment
4 The Informational Mentor (the sage on stage) Draws on experienceActs as a role model, leads by exampleProvides a step by step to problem solvingCommunication is more one way – advice and informationTeaches, praises and helps the person get startedSuitable when the trainee/mentoree is new and the mentoring relationship is beginning.Suitable when the person doesn’t have a lot of confidence to decide for themselves.
5 The Guiding Mentor (Guide on the Side) Makes suggestions and persuadesProbes and draws out ideasMakes the person accountable and ensures they stay on trackTakes time to understand the impact of particular course of actionPerson (OW Trainee) has the ability and confidence to explore ideas and try out mentor suggestionsThere is a rapport between the participants in the mentoring relationship.
6 The Collaborative Mentor (Collegial team player) Uses a joint approach to decision making and problem solvingExpects both parties to make a significant contribution to the relationshipDiscusses issues openly and frequentlyUtilises brainstormingWorks with trainee in a collaborative fashionSuitable if the person (OW trainee) is proactive.Must be capable of collaborative decision makingSpends frequent time with the mentor
7 The Confirming Mentor (Empathetic Sounding Board) Listens empathicallyClarifies goals, directions and ideasEncourages individual decision makingBelieves individual is responsible for own decision makingActs as sounding boardWaits to be consultedParticipant (OW trainee) must be confident and proactiveApproaching the end of the mentoring relationshipJust needs ideas validated but they are on the right track.
8 Setting Goals for a Coaching Session Be specific – What results are expected out of the session? What needs to be done?Be measurable – How will you know the goal has been met?Be action oriented – In what way will the goal be carried out?Be Realistic – Is the goal achievable?Time frame – When is it to be achieved?
9 The Grow Model of Coaching Builds on a series of questions that form the basis of each coaching session.Each session is designed to move the person towards an identified goal.
10 Practicing the GROW Model Goals – Set goals, write them down, what does the trainee want out of the session?Reality – Invite them to tell you their story about the goalsOptions – Brainstorm options to move towards goalsWrap up – Identify steps to reach goals, write action plan
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