In this scenario, the coach could be the PBC's manager, peer, or partner. JJ, the PBC, is looking for guidance from Michelle (coach) on what appears to be a work/life balance issue. JJ is introducing the why to the conversation.
PBC/JJ: "Hi, Michelle, I've been meaning to ask you about something that's really been bothering me lately."
COACH/MICHELLE: "I'd love to help. What's going on?"
PBC/JJ: "How do people balance work life and home life?"
COACH/MICHELLE: "That's the hottest question of the decade! Why don't you tell me more about what you're struggling with."
PBC/JJ: "I work late every day and never feel caught up or that I'll ever have the chance to catch up. I could work 24/7 ...