Establishing Supportive Networks and Communities - Identify growth opportunities

We begin the series of self-paced videos for Module Four - Establishing Supportive Networks and Communities. For this module, we propose using the roads and their infrastructures as a guiding metaphor.

We’re going to cover:

  • What is coaching and how can you benefit from it ​
  • What is mentoring and what are its benefits ​
  • What is peer partnership and what advantages it holds​

Tools that we have:


Coaching is a process where a trained professional (coach) guides and supports individuals to achieve personal and professional goals.

Benefits of coaching:

  • Enhanced goal achievement
  • Improved self-awareness
  • Skill enhancement
  • Increased confidence


Mentoring involves a seasoned and experienced individual (mentor) providing guidance and advice to a less experienced individual (mentee).

Benefits of mentoring:

  • Knowledge transfer
  • Career advancement
  • Expanded network
  • Personal growth

Peer partnership

Peer partnership is a collaborative relationship between individuals of similar experience and expertise to support each other's growth.

Advantages of peer partnership:

  • Mutual learning
  • Accountability
  • Non-judgmental support
  • Immediate feedback

First steps in establishing a network of support

  • Take a moment where you imagine where you would like to be in your professional life.
  • What are your dreams and goals? ​
  • Draw a vision board that would take you where you want to be. 

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu

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