Coaching is a non-advisory practice which requires coaches to work with individuals to gain answers for themselves through questioning

Coaching is a non-advisory practice which requires coaches to work with individuals to gain answers for themselves through questioning, time to talk and time to reflect. Mentoring as a practice however is about passing on knowledge and sharing own experiences.
This area is linked to the above. In coaching practice due to the thinking that answers come from within outcomes are made by the coach through the interactions because of effective questioning. In mentoring however, outcomes are developed at the start to support both mentor and mentee to understand the direction of what specific advice and discussions may need to take place.