An interesting discussion emerged the other day on mentoring and coaching. It led to a conversation on whether mentoring and coaching were fundamentally different or are they simply two sides of the same coin. Is it simply the semantics of definitions that make them seem different?

Coaching and Mentoring: two side of the same coin

For many years, I have been a member of several professional associations incurring annual fees and only occasionally asking myself: Why do I pay this fee? However, having recently I was prompted to ponder: Why should you join a Professional Association?

Why join a Professional Association?