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Let's create a new language of leadership, together!

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. 

Global Faculty

Eric Kohner

Eric Kohner


Eric is an executive coach, senior trainer, and pioneer in the coaching profession. He is known for his passion, where he coaches from the heart with compassion, intuition, and fearlessness. From this space, Eric co-creates with clients--from corporate executives to social justice champions--to disrupt the status quo and discover their fullest potential as leaders. Eric is principal of his own Coaching and Leadership Development company, ekcoSYSTEM. His signature program is the BADASS Leadership Program. This program has been delivered inside organizations such as Capgemini, ING, and Sony Music Entertainment. Eric is also committed to bringing Leadership Coaching to underrepresented communities. He spearheaded CTI’s collaboration with SNUG (guns spelled backwards), an anti-gun violence organization in New York State. Eric was raised in NYC, where he was a taxi driver early on in his acting career. He brings this surprising edge along with his trademark sincerity into his coaching relationships.

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