As a profession, life coaching has some branding challenges. To the general population, coaching seems to be a vague, shadowy thing that people with lots of money and lots of time do to feel better about themselves.
You're about to consider something that perhaps you didn't know was possible: When you feel down or you're hurting, you do not have to gaze out on your life to find the reason. There is another, less demanding option available.
After Hurricane Sandy, the retail industry quickly began assisting those who have had their homes and lives damaged. Some are boutiques that regularly give to charity and made special donations; others are larger corporations donating more than $1 million.
Reed Krakoff is a very busy man. Aside from his creative responsibilities at Coach, he also looks after his eponymous label. The designer talks about what makes him happy and what he would be doing if he didn't go into fashion.
Even if you are the best coach in the world, if the person you are coaching shouldn't be coached, the coaching isn't going to work. The good news is that the "uncoachables" are easier than you think to spot.