Coaching vs. Mentoring: What’s the Difference?

Chronus

A recent survey of 3,000 full-time employees representing 21 industries across the US revealed a telling statistic: 76% of people feel having a mentor at work is important. And yet, the majority of people currently do not have a mentor or a coach. What is a Mentor?

3 steps for conducting effective ‘stay interviews’

TLNT: The Business of HR

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The leadership coaching revolution is here

CLO Magazine

A majority of organizations around the world are investing in leadership coaching to ensure their employees have the critical knowledge, skills and experience to remain competitive. Fifty-four percent reported the use of coaching and mentoring to increase in the next 12-18 months.

Survey Says: Your Employees Want Coaching and Mentoring

CLO Magazine

Of the nine learning methods examined by the study, instructor-led training, short-clip video, and coaching and mentoring were the top three learning approaches cited by respondents overall. Coaching and mentoring appeals most to the oldest (50+ years old) and youngest learners (21-25 years old) out of all age groups in the workplace. Naturally, they want input and guidance from experts and mentors who can help them continue to navigate the waters of change.

How to do New Leader Assimilations

TLNT: The Business of HR

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9 Definitive Blended Training Strategies to Coach and Mentor Your High-performance Employees

EI Design

One way to bridge that gap, between the discovery and utilization of talent, is to train high-performers through coaching and mentoring. What Does Coaching and Mentoring Mean? How Exactly Does Coaching and Mentoring Help Organizations and High-performance Employees?

Teach Leadership Coaching: Earn Money by Starting Your Coaching School

learnWorlds

Leadership coaches can help people in leadership roles make this journey a little bit more exciting and a little less overwhelming. We’ll also show you how to create your own online leadership coaching academy from start to finish! 1 What is a Leadership Coach?

Why Mentoring Supports Employee Wellbeing and Mental Health

Chronus

A McKinsey report also found that 49 percent of surveyed employees reported feeling burnout at work during the pandemic. Four Ways Mentoring Improves Employee Wellbeing. Implementing a mentoring program is one of them. Hybrid working has brought about many benefits.

Who’s mentoring ?the future?

CLO Magazine

Mentoring and coaching are long-valued methods of leadership, career and personal development. Oprah Winfrey summed up the importance of mentoring during a 2002 interview: “A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself. The post Who’s mentoring ?the

4 New Virtual Sales Coaching Trends

Allego

How are you adapting your virtual sales coaching to ensure reps can close deals when they can’t meet with buyers in person? After all, it adds a new dimension of complexity to deliver virtual sales coaching when you can’t physically be with reps to observe, mentor and develop.

10 Sales Coaching Tools

Ed App

With companies wanting to close more deals and increase revenue, a variety of sales coaching tools are available for sales managers to develop lessons, improve performance, correct ineffective sales techniques, and mentor their sales representatives. Sales Coaching Tool #9 – Gong.

Unleash the power of peer coaching

CLO Magazine

In a recent Gartner survey, 68 percent of HR leaders cited this objective, far more than any other. A survey conducted by my company, Imperative, asked people whether they learn more from peers or managers. The peer coaching environment creates a “safe space,” one user told us.

The Dawn of the Robot Coach

CLO Magazine

We have a lot of first-time managers who need coaching,” said Rick Pereira, chief people officer. Instead of moving to Macedonia himself, Pereira implemented Butterfly.ai, an artificial intelligence coaching app that provides feedback to managers on their leadership skills. The tools uses anonymous employee survey results and past performance data to rate managers’ performance, then offers tips and training content to help them improve. The Ethics of Coaching Bots.

Reflections on 2021 L&D trends survey

CLO Magazine

To present a closer view of the impact COVID-19 had on L&D efforts in 2020, we recently published the results of our 2021 HR/L&D Trends Survey. One section of the survey included an open-ended question about the greatest challenge L&D teams were currently facing going into 2021.

Women’s Leadership Coaching 101: Teach Female Executives

learnWorlds

You’ll see how women’s leadership coaching can help female leaders overcome these challenges and build core competencies to lead their teams to success. You’ll also find out 12 topics to include in your leadership coaching program and how to create a women’s leadership coaching package.

New Allego Research Reveals 5 Ways Sales Coaches Must Adapt

Allego

How are successful sales teams adapting their coaching techniques to ensure reps can find and close deals despite the challenges of remote work? Practice, role playing, call coaching, reinforcement are more difficult now. Actionable Insights for Sales Coaches.

Make Money Selling Coaching Online: Your 2022 Guide to Success

learnWorlds

As a coach, you must have given tons of advice to your clients: how to be happier, healthier, successful entrepreneurs, better parents… you name it. Now it’s your turn to get some advice on how to grow your coaching business, improve your services, and increase your impact.

Mentoring Software Comparison: What You Should Know

Chronus

Considering mentoring software ? We’re here to walk you through the top points to consider as you perform your mentoring software comparison. Mentoring Software Comparison Points. Organizations love mentoring because it fulfills multiple purposes. Furthermore, mentoring is dynamic and the right model you have now may not be the best model down the road. Flash mentoring is also known as session-based mentoring.

Mentoring or Coaching: What’s Best for Your Company?

CLO Magazine

Mentoring and coaching strategies translate to better employee engagement and retention. But it pays to know the key differences between coaching and mentoring to implement an effective program. However, when building out these programs, questions often arise about how to use coaching and mentoring to develop talent, and the tools available to run them. There is a difference between coaching and mentoring.

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The Benefits Of Mentoring As An Executive

Everwise

For young professionals, having an experienced mentor can contribute to their future success. The career advantages of having a mentor are well-documented and manifold. On the other side of the equation, it’s easy to assume executive mentors participate merely out of altruism. There is more to mentoring than simply “giving back” or “feeling a sense of personal satisfaction.” For executives in particular, acting as a mentor can move their own career forward.

Mentoring Without Barriers

CLO Magazine

Traditional mentoring was one older expert grooming a younger one for a specific role. Today’s version is more of a collaboration and learning strategy that can help people gain skills and information they need in real time to do their jobs better Whether it’s called modern, social, online or e-mentoring, mentoring as practiced in companies today is not the same as what was used a generation ago. The company uses mentoring and social learning software to achieve this.

Money Doesn’t Fuel Innovation and Transformation. Relationships Do. 

TLNT: Training and L&D

In a survey by The Conference Board, CEOs in the United States and around the world said digital transformation and innovation top their list of internal challenges.

Who’s Coaching the Coaches: Why Sales Leadership Training Often Fails?

Allego

Even the most talented coaches can benefit from more – or better – training. Sales Coaching : Talking the Talk. Research shows that the quality and quantity of coaching has a profound impact on sales performance. A CEB study of over 2,000 sales managers found that going from low- to high-quality coaching improved sales performance by 17%. In terms of quantity , reps who receive significant amounts of coaching outperform those who don’t receive any coaching by 19%.

Moving Toward A Coaching Leadership Style

Everwise

Command and control vs. coaching. The coaching style of leadership is just the antidote employees need to strive, experiment, and grow. Leaders who serve as coaches offer guidance to their reports, providing inspiration and encouragement when needed. Though this sometimes results in short-term failure, the coaching style of leadership is focused on development for the long term. Coaching leadership works best when employees are prepared with a growth mindset.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

In a recent survey conducted by Wiley Education Services and Future Workplace,“Closing the Skills Gap 2019,” fewer than half of the 600 surveyed HR leaders reported spending $500 or more to upskill individual employees. The following scenario is based on an actual coaching engagement.

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Coaching can help fill the soft skills gap

CLO Magazine

Knowledge transfer and skill building happen in a variety of ways: formal education, self-directed learning, training, mentoring, executive coaching, job rotation, etc. However, I posit that executive coaching is still the best way to help leaders develop skills that are difficult to teach, measure and sometimes articulate — soft skills. In 2017, PwC published its annual CEO Survey report. We know executive coaching works for the hard-to-teach skills.

Coaching & Learning

Learning Cafe

Over the past several years, coaching has emerged as behavioural change and personal learning intervention. Initially targeted at senior management, coaching is being used for middle management and for performance improvement. However coaching currently is delivered as a an intervention separate from other learning and training interventions. Should coaching be part of the current learning framework or should should it exist outside it. Session Overview.

Why You Should Actively Maintain Your Mentoring Program

Everwise

Mentoring is an invaluable tool for enriching your workforce, and is used extensively. The benefits are manifold : mentees flourish and become even better contributors, and mentors deepen their leadership, communication, and coaching skills. It’s no wonder then that the internet bristles with advice on how to set up a mentoring program and see it through the completion/feedback stage of an initial cohort.

Paying It Forward: Niroop Srivatsa’s Approach to Mentoring Emerging Leaders

Everwise

As a seasoned city planner and mentor, Niroop Srivatsa believes in paying forward what she’s learned. “I’m I’m at a place in my life where I want to give back,” she said of mentoring others. And, of late, Srivatsa has devoted time to mentoring others through Everwise. Read on to learn what she believes sets the stage for impactful working relationships, how an early career experience empowered her as a woman, and what she’s learned most recently as a mentor through Everwise.

Learning & Skills Survey: 87% More eLearning & Mobile Learning; 73% Less 2-3 Day Classroom Training

Upside Learning - Mobile

The Centre for Performance Development has released the results of their Learning & Skills 2011 survey – which was held both at the event and online. Read more about it on the survey page on their website. The survey asked people to put blue or orange m&ms in various jars representing the L&D activities they expected to do more or less in 2011. Coaching & Mentoring.

No Cash for Raises? Try Training Instead, Survey Says

Mindflash

If your organization is among those cash-strapped companies keen on keeping young workers but left with an empty piggy bank, a new British survey may offer an alternate suggestion: training. A few other notes from the survey: Sixty-six percent of workers said further training would make them feel better about both their job and the company they worked for. 98 percent believe working with strong coaches and mentors is an important part of their development.

Employee engagement – the Australian dilemma: The role of coaching and and leadership styles

Learning Cafe

Higher engagement levels are associated with lower employee turnover, less sick leave, higher productivity and higher return on investment ( Bauruk, 2006 ; CIPD Annual Survey Report, 2006 ). Managers and leaders within the organisation are crucial in facilitating the development of these drivers within employees: Highly developed coaching skills are valuable if they are to perform this role effectively. CIPD Annual Survey Report. The Coaching Psychologist, 7 (1), 27-34.

Leading Through Coaching: Tips for Fostering Success

CLO Magazine

In today’s business environment, coaching is a proven, effective tool for helping leaders to create a culture that fosters higher employee performance, increased engagement and retention, and enhanced business results. They are recognizing the value of coaching. Coached, developed and mentored me. The best leadership involves great coaching that leverages strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to fostering greatness in others. Creating Coaching Moments.

A Quick Survey Can Produce Long-lasting Leadership Results

CLO Magazine

Ensure the leadership development program is multidisciplinary, including workshops, webinars, case studies, discussion groups, coaching and mentoring. Post-Training: Conduct an independent “quick and dirty” survey of program participants. This is a simple report using a survey created based on the information presented in pre-training. The survey is best used as a 360-degree instrument. Leadership development is a long-term strategic business imperative.

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Many CEOs, Senior Leaders Not Receiving Coaching, Advice

CLO Magazine

A survey reports that nearly two-thirds of CEOs and almost half of senior executives do not utilize outside consultants or coaches for leadership. Nearly two-thirds of CEOs do not receive coaching or leadership advice from outside consultants or coaches, and almost half of senior executives are not receiving any either, the survey reveals. Nearly 80 percent of directors said that their CEO is receptive to coaching.

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Economic Recovery Depends on Businesses Redefining and Aligning Strategy

The Performance Improvement Blog

To find out what really is needed for success, Robert Pasick , Ed Holinski ,   and I surveyed business leaders in Southeast Michigan about their most pressing problems. Three hundred leaders of mostly small businesses were sent an online survey; 45 people responded. Ensuring that managers are involved in coaching, mentoring, and developing employees.

Learning in a Managing Minds Company

The Performance Improvement Blog

They must be able to develop and maintain their own learning plans and portfolios, and be prepared to act as teachers and mentors for other people in the company. Many of the companies surveyed in the book should be managing minds. Coaching Communication Employee Engagement Human Resource Development Leadership Learning Learning Culture Management Organization Culture Organizational Learning Training

Learning in a Managing Minds Company

The Performance Improvement Blog

They must be able to develop and maintain their own learning plans and portfolios, and be prepared to act as teachers and mentors for other people in the company. Many of the companies surveyed in the book should be managing minds. Coaching Communication Employee Engagement Human Resource Development Leadership Learning Learning Culture Management Organization Culture Organizational Learning Training

50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Coaching – a relationship in which a trained coach helps an employee develop the knowledge and skills to be a more effective manager by addressing real situations that manager faces in workplace. Mentoring – a relationship in which senior leaders impart their knowledge and wisdom on employees who are learning to be leaders. (My apologies to Paul Simon.). In a learning culture , formal training is just one of many methods used to facilitate employee learning.

Latest CEGOS survey shows how Europe is shaping up for learning technologies

Clive on Learning

CEGOS has just released the results of their 2010 learning and development survey, carried out in March among 2,200 employees from small, medium and large companies in the UK, France, Germany and Spain. In the UK, on-the-job training is highly desired by 90% of employees, classroom by 89%, mentoring 86%, blended 83%, e-learning 81%, collaborative tools (blogs, forums and wikis) 67%, games 56%, multimedia resources (podcasts or mobile learning) 63%.”