How Do Coaching, Mentoring and Counseling Differ; and in What Contexts Would One Be More Beneficial?

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Every person born on this earth is unique and there is diversity among people. The individual difference is a specialty and this contributes towards the development of self and others. There are different factors that affect the development of individuals. Micro factors such as family, teachers, neighbors, etc. macro influences like law, Custom, Economy, Culture, etc. Due to these factors people face problems and challenges in life. All do not have the capacity to adjust and adapt to situation. In such situations people need help, advice and support to find solutions. In order, to identify their innate potentials, find options and to overcome problems and face the challenges courageously people need coaching, mentoring and counseling are necessary for the well being of the people. Every individual would need these at some point of life. Every individual would need these at some point of life. Coaching is a process of influencing, supporting, persuading stimulating and directing an individual to bring out his/her innate potentials identify the strength and weaknesses, find options, to work towards the goal to achieve success and obtain the maximum benefit. Through coaching one grows personally and professionally. Even though mentoring and counseling help towards the well-being of humans. These two differ from coaching. Mentoring focuses on carrier and development this can be done by senior to junior by guiding the individual passing on knowledge, skills, and experience (parents, friends, and teachers). There is difference between coaching and mentoring, in coaching the individual is encourage, motivated and guided to come up with his or her solutions, In mentoring mentor often gives advice and guidance to the mentee. Counseling like coaching clients talk about their issues, the main difference is counseling deals primarily with helping people overcome problems whereas coaching is concerned with enhancing Performance. Coaching might be seen as...
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