As healthy, well-adjusted people seek ways to maximize their personal and professional potential, the fields of personal and professional coaching have burgeoned. Establishing and maintaining an alliance with a coach is one way for talented people to recalibrate their mission and purpose; to establish new goals; and to seek relief from boredom, discouragement, and dissatisfaction in their work and in their lives.

Though there is no unifying definition for the title of coach, both personal and professional coaching involve an ongoing alliance between an individual and a coach. In general, coaches are professionals who support their clients in clarifying their personal or professional vision for their success, identifying and renewing their passions, and taking action toward their goals and dreams. In turn, those who employ coaches ...

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