Ask and ye shall receive.
What is coaching?
According to the International Coach Federation, coaching is defined as such:
Partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.
Coaching is separate and distinct from the following:
Consulting: Assessing an organization's practices and recommending solutions for improvement based on expertise in a specific area.
Mentoring: Offering guidance from one's own experience or in a specific area of career development.
Training: Working towards achievement of specific learning objectives based on a set curriculum.
Counseling: Healing pain, dysfunction or conflict in service of improved emotional state.
2017 ICF Global Consumer Awareness Study, PwC Research