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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.

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  • December 15, 2020
Diamond and piece of coal

Every action makes a connection. Large organizations and complicated projects require a coaching culture to foster listening, creativity, and inquiry.


How do you refuel when leading and coaching? Co-Active helps with listening skills, curiosity, and knowing that everyone is creative, resourceful, and whole.

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  • May 30, 2019
Jet Formation (Vector)

Commanders aren't invincible. Psychological safety can be obtained by rejecting the image of an indestructible commander and acknowledging human limitations.


Coaches gain from silence. You can better concentrate on your thoughts and sensations if you take frequent breaks during which you do nothing but sit still.

The training curriculum at CTI emphasizes human wholeness. It can considerably improve a student's chances of becoming an excellent coach for someone else.

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.

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  • May 30, 2019
couple jumping at sunset

During the first stages of our coaching, we steered clear of questions starting with "why" because they prompted reasons, analysis, and just a few anecdotes.

Young Man Traveler feet standing alone with sunset mountains

The CTI Leadership Program enhances lives and communities. It helps people develop meaningful relationships, career objectives, purpose, impact, and direction.


When people stay true to themselves and their beliefs, even when the path ahead is unclear and the night is drawing in, real change can occur in the world.


Learn how integrating Co-Activity into a nonprofit organization's culture could provide long-term solutions to global challenges. Make a difference today!


A vision is a mental picture of what you want your business to head toward in the future. A clear vision for the future helps a company from veering off course.


There’s always a reason to be thankful because there is worth in everything – both the good and the bad. Our decision is always to be grateful or negative.

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.

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  • May 30, 2019

Rather than relying on a single individual’s strength, Co-Active leadership training teaches how to leverage the potential of many and feed others’ genius.

Leader in Front: Tom Brokaw

Leader in Front is about having a vision and receiving support. CTI provides its coaches with novel ideas and frameworks beneficial for any circumstance.

A Brilliant Example of Co-Active Leadership

Co-Active leadership is prevalent worldwide. Sarah Goltz told her story, highlighting the Co-Active Leadership she witnessed during a chamber orchestra concert.

Little hiker with binoculars

Curiosity, a valuable coaching and leadership trait, is the first to vanish. In the Co-Active Model, we encourage inquiry and non-judgmental engagement.


Modern organizations work smart to streamline operations and make things easy for everyone. These three business strategies are a step toward that direction.

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  • May 30, 2019

The ICF promotes International Coaching Week each May. So why limit coaching to one week? Instead, we've made a 7-day plan to help you blend weekly coaching.

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