Feedback is the Breakfast of Champions

A little support early on may prevent extreme vulnerability later.

Identify the pattern
Identify the error
Nip it in the bud
Correct the pattern


Mentoring involves a developmental relationship between a more experienced "mentor" and a less experienced partner, and typically involves sharing of advice.

A business coach can act as a mentor given that he or she has adequate expertise and experience.

However, mentoring is not a form of business coaching. A good business coach need not have specific business expertise and experience in the same field as the person receiving the coaching in order to provide quality business coaching services.