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5 Moments in Your Career When Having a Coach Can Make a Difference by Maree Ferguson, Founder & Director, Dietitian Connection A nyone who knows me – and I hope that includes every single member of the DC community! – knows I am passionate about coaching. Coaching and mentoring are not the same, so let’s clarify this from the start. Coaching is a more formal process “focused on improvements in behaviour and performance to resolve present work issues or handle specific aspects of the job”, whereas mentoring is more of an informal relationship centred on career advancement. 1 © Dietitian Connection 20 Infuse | June 2018