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For the last 30 years the Co-Active Training Institute (CTI) has been offering the gold-standard in coach training and leadership development for individuals and organizations. Now we are creating a new language of leadership. Let's do this together. 

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Co-Active Blog

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Discover the need for a fresh approach to leadership training that aligns with the demands of the current decade. Learn innovative ideas to enhance training.

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Learn about how presence can be a powerful tool that can help coaches and leaders to be more effective, impactful, and become better decision-makers.

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Discover 5 ways to improve employee experience & engagement using a human-centric coach approach. Managers can focus on career development, care, and more.

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Learn about the main differences between executive, leadership, and business coaching in this informative article by Co-Active Training Institute.

Carey Baker and Carlo Bos Co-CEOs

Effective April 7th, CTI’s office of the CEO is moving from Co-Leadership to a single leader. Carlo Bos will be stepping down and Carey Baker will remain at CTI in the role of CEO. In this video Carey and Carlo describe the background to the decision,...

  • CTI
  • March 16, 2023
Digital Transformation

We’ve been busy working on something super exciting here at CTI. We’re proud to say we’ve been working on our digital transformation, built with you in mind! We’ve redesigned our website, implemented a new student management system, and updated...

  • CTI
  • March 06, 2023
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The idea that only some people can be leaders is a misconception many people hold. Read more about why leadership skills are important for everyone.

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Metaphors have long been recognized as a powerful tool in sales and marketing. In Co-Active coaching, using metaphors is also useful because they quickly help clients express complex ideas. Metaphors help orient listeners quickly to the overall context...

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Coaching programs provide a formal training ground for professionals who want to become effective and skilled coaches. It’s a crowded industry: there are many coach training programs out there, offered by a variety of institutions and individuals....

  • CTI
  • November 16, 2022
Understanding Human Curiosity

Human curiosity is this “child-like” quality that the Co-Active coach uses to bring energy and aliveness to the coaching relationship. What is curiosity? As the Co-Active handbook explains: “curiosity presents a paradox: it has a wonderful...

the science of coaching

The Co-Active model employs stress-reduction approaches, right-left hemisphere integration, and neuroplasticity – embodying the science of coaching.

  • CTI
  • July 20, 2022
organizational effectiveness

Organizational effectiveness gauges goal attainment. Leaders must understand group energy, how it affects behavior, and how to treat it seriously for success.

coactive board members

Here at CTI, we are delighted to introduce readers to our new cohort of mission-driven board members.

  • CTI
  • May 09, 2022

Some people procrastinate for so long that they end up not completing crucial daily tasks on time. Overcoming procrastination is an important skill to master!

building a business

The Co-Active approach is a relationship-building tool, because good relationships and a strong sense of leadership are necessary for a successful company.

Coaching Culture

To improve cooperation, innovation, and inclusion, organizations require a coaching culture. It boosts employee engagement, loyalty, and corporate loyalty.


If you are considering a period of self-improvement and development, I really hope you will find these guidelines useful and valuable in your personal journey.

Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) Badge

CTI has made Certified Professional Co-Active Coach credentials available to anybody who meets the requirements. Any subject can be coached by the badge holder.

  • CTI
  • December 15, 2020
Ability in business

A notable degree of learning through trial and error is typically needed to develop a thriving coaching profession. This is true for the majority of situations.

  • CTI
  • May 30, 2019

Co-Active transforms charitable culture. Long-term solutions to the world's biggest problems, a charity based on worth, and motivated people offering committed services.

Vulnerability and Co-Activity: Using “Process” For Yourself And Clients

Co-Active coaches are there for their clients, regardless of their emotions. Co-Active coaching focuses on the client’s emotional and physical experiences.

  • CTI
  • May 30, 2019

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