Prince Harry is now working for a company called BetterUp, a coaching platform for employers, as its chief impact officer. He says joining BetterUp is an extension of his desire to help people lead more meaningful lives.
What exactly does BetterUp do?
Founded in 2013, BetterUp aims to offer more people the opportunity to access expensive executive coaching that can help them be more productive and achieve personal goals. It combines individualized one-on-one coaching with a series of educational resources and practice exercises to help people excel at work. To do that, the platform focuses on giving people tools for tackling their work, advocating for promotions, and offering advice on other aspects of their lives that may be inhibiting their growth at the office. This includes coaching on better eating habits and effective parenting.
The upper echelons of management are usually the only ones with access to this kind of coaching, but BetterUp is trying to bring it to the corporate…