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May 13, 2024

What is the difference between training, coaching and mentoring? 

When it comes to personal and professional growth, you’ll often hear the terms training, coaching, and mentoring banded around. While they all aim to help people develop and improve, it’s essential to grasp their differences to use them effectively. Let’s take a closer look at what sets them apart and when to use each one.  Training: The foundation of upskilling  Training typically involves imparting knowledge or teaching specific skills. It’s like providing a roadmap for navigating an unfamiliar environment. During training sessions, instructors take a directive approach, offering instructions, advice, […]
August 26, 2021

Is work/life blend the better aspiration?

Is work/life blend the better aspiration? In our blog ‘The new normal’ we explored the immediate reactions that going back to work could cause.  There’s a very real transition that many will need to make and it’s important to start preparing how you want to deal with this change. There’s also the long-game to think about.  We’ve had almost 18-mths of more flexible, agile working that recognises outputs and delivery more than physical presence in an office.  As a society, we’ve shown that we can change, quickly, and make it […]