Coaching and mentoring are well recognised approaches to developing people at work. However, there are many other methods. See the ‘Materials’ tab for a 100 ways to learn. Many of the methods documented integrate well into coaching and mentoring. To be effective in your coaching and mentoring activities, it is useful to have a wide range of approaches to draw from to support other’s development.
When considering the different methods, it is also worth researching what is typically used in your workplace and / or profession.