by Judy Papio Mastracchio, CC, CDC®

For most of our lives, a “coach” instructed us or our children in sports. In the past couple of decades, however, the whole process of  being able to achieve a goal in something other than baseball, football, track, soccer, etc. has been transferred to everyday life.

The now expanded definition of this concept  reads: “Coaching is.. a teaching, training or development process via which an individual is supported while achieving a specific personal or professional result or goal…and may be designed to facilitate thinking or learning […]