Coaches and consultants support their clients in achieving a specific goal and help them to bring out the best of themselves and their business. According to a study,there are around 8,000 professional
coaches in Germany, so the country is ranked third worldwide in the existing market of this kind of service, following the US and the United Kingdom. For almost all bigger firms and companies coaching has become an inherent part in staff development and it shows how high the demand currently is. The history of business coaching and consulting in Germany goes back to the 1920s when the first consultants became engaged in the business.