History of Coaching

Throughout history, people have sought collaborative assistance to help them achieve their goals. Guides, mentors, teachers, coaches; they've always been with us, illuminating the path to success.

In the 1980s, coaching was introduced to business. Senior executives began seeking coaches to help them advance. It worked. News of coaching's effectiveness spread, and soon the corporate world embraced it. Whatever the issue, coaching was there to help. People changed and grew, mastering new skills and achieving more. Businesses prospered. Individual and organizational goals became more aligned.

Today, coaching is a $630-million industry, with more than 15,000 coaches worldwide. A vital part of many Fortune 1000 companies, coaching uses formal techniques and quantitative methods to assist hundreds of thousands of people each year to maximize their potential, achieve greater success and enjoy their life.