Top Reads Of The Week: Become Future-Proof With Coaching And Mentoring

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader” – John Quincy Adams

We are all leaders.

Whether it’s in the workplace, amongst friends or even at home with our loved ones. The question that follows is, how good of a leader are we? And what can we do to evolve as leaders, not only to improve the things we do but also how we guide those around us together with ourselves?

Let us enter the concept of coaching and mentoring. Although these two words are often used synonymously, there is a huge difference, and both of them will play a major part in upgrading yourself as well as others around you.

These soft-skills are more vital than ever as we go through times of great change and uncertainty. Thus, equipping them in our professional arsenal does not only make us more competent in leading our organization, it ultimately makes us future-proof as well when the industry evolves and peaks into what we know as the new normal.

This week, let’s find out what coaching and mentoring is and how it affects us as leaders facing instability in the professional world.  

The Important Difference Between Mentoring And Coaching

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This article shows the difference between what coaching is as compared to mentoring. Equally important, these skills play vital roles in guiding those around us to achieve even more in terms of work and play. One is to share your personal experience; the other is to unlock a person’s inner potential. Which one is which, read on to find out more.

Social Distancing Doesn’t Have To Disrupt Mentorship

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As leaders, it is easy to let our commitments slide, and neglect tend to happen due to many of us shifting into telecommunicating and the likes. Such is an unavoidable phenomenon, and it is up to us to take it in our stride and become better. Distance does not give us a reason to ease up on being there for our teams. Instead, it gives us even more opportunities to work on new strategies to bring the organization to a higher level.

Coaching Meets Coronavirus: How To Support Employees During A Crisis

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There is no doubt the current crisis is taking a toll on many of us. It is up to us to realize that now is the time our co-workers and employees needs us the most. Find out ways you can be a good manager and give your utmost support as we all go through this crisis together.


Leaders Who Coach Are Creating Better Workplaces, And So Can You | Saba Imru-Mathieu | TEDxLausanne

This week, I have a bonus video for everyone. Saba Imru-Mathieu’s voice and demeanour might be soft and soothing, but the content she brings to the table is indispensable, and it could only benefit us greatly. So grab a warm cup of coffee and enjoy this knowledge-filled and insightful video on how coaching can create better workplaces for you and me.

Before I end off, I am really happy to confirm that registrations for our 4th Coaching Masterclass edition are open, with currently a super early bird. You can register here:

Do not miss it!

And if you want to discuss how our program can be run within your Organisation and help you equip your Managers with these very much needed coaching skills our teams really need right now, approach me on my LinkedIn, and we can have a passionate chat about it! Hope to hear from you soon!

About Timeo-Performance

We were founded with a vision to improve the world of work for everyone

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We are in the Skills Business!

Through recruitment, training and consulting, Timeo-Performance provides solutions for increased performance of companies, teams, and individuals. As our clients are in the center of global business and often serve the APAC region, our solutions need to be sustainable in a multicultural and remote context.

Our joint venture with Akteos, the European leader in intercultural training, and partnership with digital learning solutions provider CrossKnowledge have therefore been organic and logical additions to our service. Timeo-Performance has been helping companies in APAC increase business performance since 2008 with offices in Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong.

We love what we do, feel the Timeo-Performance experience!


Isabelle Larche

Managing Director, Recruitment & Executive Search at Timeo-Performance

Isabelle is a Human Performance expert, with over 10 years of professional recruitment experience, and 15 years of Business Management Consulting experience. Isabelle is the Vice President of the French Chamber of Commerce and Trade Counsellor (Singapore Chapter) to the French Embassy.

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