An opening for coaching is an occasion: an event that makes it more likely that the potential client will be approachable for coaching. Undoubtedly, there is a certain percentage of people who are always open to coaching, people who are open to ideas and input from everyone else nearly all the time. One category of such people may be folks who feel guilty all the time and are attempting to settle their feelings by going off in as many directions as people want them to go in. Other people don’t seem particularly attached to any way of doing something and will readily change according to someone else’s ideas. And then there are the rest of us.