The Co-Active Leadership Program is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. It invites you on what will be one of the most formative journeys of your life, challenging your perceptions about yourself, your world and the contribution you’re here to make.
Explore your real strengths and impact, rethink long-held assumptions and limitations, and fully integrate leadership into your own life. You’ll emerge from the program with newfound direction and clarity, knowing and believing in your power to make change happen, wherever it’s needed.
In this program you’ll be stretched, challenged, and, yes, sometimes uncomfortable, but it’s in these moments that you’ll get the deepest learning. It will forever change your experience of life, leadership and the relationships you have at every level.
About the Program
The Co-Active Leadership Program is one of our most transformational Co-Active experiences. It’s been helping people uncover their power and their purpose for more than 20 years.
The program immerses you in a series of powerful experiences, alongside a group of other growth-oriented individuals. Over a 10-month period, you’ll attend 4 residential retreats with your intact group, building lifelong bonds. The deep connections that form from the richness of this shared experience sustain you during the program and beyond. You’ll learn together, grow together, and witness each other evolving.
An important aspect of the program is its emphasis on leading with your full identity. You’ll explore the power dynamics inherent in leadership and examine them in the context of your own identity and lived experience. The program is rooted in your reality, but also acknowledges the realities of others. It teaches you how to navigate and include difference through connection, rather than separation.
Throughout the program you’ll be inspired to go deeper than you have before by participating in adventure-based activities, spirited dialogue, vulnerable moments, interactive exercises and challenges that push you out of your comfort zone and into your discovery zone.
You’ll be connected in between residential retreats by regular calls and assignments, supported by your group to apply and practice your developing skills. Prepare to commit fully to each experience in an environment that encourages you to test your limits.
Business Agility Consultant and Founder of DearHuman.LIFE
Who Is the Program for?
If you're asking yourself this question, this program is for you. The Leadership Program thrives when it is filled with curious learners ready to expand their definition of what's possible in their lives and the world. It’s a life-changing growth opportunity for anyone who wants to connect with themselves, their purpose, and others at a deeper level. Prior Leadership Program attendees have included individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds: from coaches to consultants, executives to managers, entrepreneurs to engineers, and many others.
For many, the Leadership Program has inspired a mission that has led them to create a company or a movement, or to lean into a cause that’s dear to them. What the program does is help people set a direction and give them the confidence to follow it.
Learn about some of our Leadership Program alumni and the missions they brought into the world.
Integrate Your Leadership and Your Deeper Self
You’ll find and integrate facets of yourself you may never have acknowledged, uncovering the truths at your core to guide your leadership.
Hone Leadership Competencies and Instincts
You’ll build new leadership competencies based on your natural strengths and learn to rely on your instincts in challenging and complex environments.
Identify What Contribution You’re Here to Make
You’ll learn more about your purpose and identify your “leadership quest” to bring more of your purpose into the world.
Explore Your Impact on Others and Your World
You’ll become aware of your impact, both intended and unintended, and learn how to create more of the impact you want to have in all aspects of your life.
Challenge Your Self-Perceived Limitations and What Lies Beyond
You’ll challenge long-held assumptions about your limitations and begin to see opportunities in new places, stepping into a future where you know yourself and how to make clear choices in your world.
Find Your Confidence and Self-Authority
You’ll become more confident in your natural leadership abilities and find the courage to speak your voice wherever it needs to be heard, trusting in yourself and your instincts with newfound self-authority.
Uncover New Pathways and Perspectives
You’ll learn how to approach things differently, creating new neural pathways and opening up new perspectives that change the way you view and interact with your world.
Make Lifelong Friends and Allies
You’ll create meaningful connections with an international community of leaders that will enrich and sustain you on your ongoing leadership journey.
Almost 20 years on, I still regularly think of my experiences and learning at the Leadership Program. It has given me a whole new awareness of myself and my impact on others and in the world. What I learned at the Leadership Program has served me as a reliable guide over time. The three main points that I keep on coming back to are that it has allowed me to trust myself, understand that my way of being is more important than my to-do list and gifted me some friends for life.
I declared my leadership quest about changing the healthcare experience for employees and doctors. Within a couple of years I became the Director of Leadership Development at a large heath authority and am working towards that vision. My personal leadership has evolved and I have brought the program’s knowledge and tools into my everyday.
I have changed. I mean, really changed. More feeling, less rational. More purpose and focus, less business and KPIs. I was a technology nerd with a co-owner’s management position. I have transformed into a leader and taken much more of my personality into work, but also life in general.
There isn’t a day that I am not aware of my leadership skills, the infinite value and responsibility of the impact I have on the situations and people in my life, and also the ability to stay in challenging situations. There are so many things that I can attribute to the Leadership Program teachings and learnings. Truly one of the best experiences in my life.
Our retreat venues are hand-selected to give our Leadership Program participants an environment most conducive to their learning. With an emphasis on remote and natural settings with plenty of outdoor space, the retreats provide the opportunity for learners to be inspired, be challenged, and fully connect with themselves and their cohorts.
2023-2024 Program Calendar
|Location||Retreat 1||Retreat 2||Retreat 3||Retreat 4|
|Sant Pere de Ribes, Spain||Aug 20-25, 2023||Nov 12-17, 2023||Feb 5-9, 2024||Apr 15-19, 2024|
|Marshall, California||Sept 19-24, 2023||Dec 5-10, 2023||Mar 13-17, 2024||Jun 5-9, 2024|
|Sant Pere de Ribes, Spain||Oct 29-Nov 3, 2023||Jan 14-19, 2024||Apr 8-12, 2024||Jul 8-12, 2024|
|Asheville, North Carolina||Nov 14-19, 2023||Feb 6-11, 2024||May 8-12, 2024||Jul 24-28, 2024|
|Sonoma, California||Nov 28-Dec 3, 2023||Feb 20-25, 2024||May 29-Jun 2, 2024||Aug 28-Sep 1, 2024|
2024-2025 Program Calendar
|Location||Retreat 1||Retreat 2||Retreat 3||Retreat 4|
|Sonoma, California||Feb 6-11, 2024||Apr 30-May 5, 2024||Aug 21-25, 2024||Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024|
|Sant Pere de Rives, Spain||Mar 17-22, 2024||Jun 23-28, 2024||Sept 16-20- 2024||Dec 2-6, 2024|
|Asheville, North Carolina||May 14-19, 2024||Aug 13-18, 2024||Nov 13-17, 2024||Feb 19-23, 2025|
|Sonoma, California||Jun 11-16, 2024||Aug 27-Sep 1, 2024||Dec 4-8, 2024||Feb 26-Mar 2, 2025|
|Sant Pere de Rives, Spain||June 30-Jul 5, 2024||Oct 6-11, 2024||Jan 13-17, 2025||Mar 24-28, 2025|
|Sonoma, California||Aug 20-25, 2024||Nov 19-24, 2024||Feb 19-23, 2025||May 14-18, 2025|
|Sant Pere de Rives, Spain
||Aug 25-30, 2024||Nov 17-22, 2024||Feb 24-28, 2025||May 5-9, 2025|
|Sonoma, California||Oct 29-Nov 3, 2024||Jan 28-Feb 2, 2025||May 7-11, 2025||Aug 6-10, 2025|
|Asheville, North Carolina||Nov 5-10, 2024||Jan 28-Feb 2, 2025||Apr 30-May 4, 2025||Jul 16-20, 2025|
|Sant Pere de Rives, Spain||Nov 10-15, 2024||Feb 9-14, 2025||May 12-16, 2025||Jul 28-Aug 1, 2025|