|Sponsor||Hierarchical or Positional Authority||Succession Planning, Leadership Building||Long-Term: Years||Part of Regular Work||Career Direction, Protection|
|Coach||Special Knowledge||Transfer of Specific Information, Teaching||Short-Term: Class or Program Duration||School or Training Scope and Vision||Student: Passes Test, Coach: Payment|
|Mentor||Wisdom Authority||Career or Personal Growth||Mid-term: 6 to 12 Months||Program Scope and Vision||Mutual Learning, Recommendations, Feedback|
Adapted from a 2014 work by Katy Dickinson while at Everwise, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
Published as a Mentoring Standard web page 15 Sep 2015.
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