“We had great success. Then we fell off a cliff. Growth turned negative, we had to cut headcount and the culture turned toxic. The party is over 🙁 ”.

    Is it time for your company to respond to negative growth with positive actions for people, teams and culture?

    We develop leaders who can master any crisis with people skills, emotional intelligence and powerful communication.

    Yes, I would like a FREE 30 min Consultation with a CoA Leadership Expert to see how CoA can help to empower the team to overcome our growing pains

    >10,000 have already grown with us…

    Our acclaimed Leadership Programs teaches the mindset, methods and tools to respond positively to negative growth. Competent leadership helps the team to get through times of challenging markets and global crises.


    With the Chief of the Year program at CoA Academy our leaders stepped up and as a team we regained confidence that we will prevail. Enough of the misery!!

    CoA’s methods and mindset empowered us to turn the downturn into an upswing for our team.

    Yes, we want our team to be productive, efficient AND happy!

    Transform the gloomy mood into an upswing for the team now!

    Proven Results: After Chief of the Year companies report:



    “We created a positive work environment that fosters employee happiness and loyalty, resulting in reduced turnover rates.”



    “When we unlocked our leadership potential, we watched our teams’ productivity soar to new heights.”



    “We saved on recruiting costs by making smarter hiring decisions that result in a more qualified, harmonious and successful team.”

    Yes, we would love to get to results like this!

    Book a FREE 30min Consultation today

    Chief of the Year – participant’s praise:

    “Sharing experiences with fellow leaders on everyday challenges is invaluable. I can immediately apply what I learn.”

    Verena Dietrich, MVZ Praxisklinik

    “After Chief of the Year, I got promoted and I thrived–in a challenging environment–thanks to the deep personal and professional skills I gained.”

    Moritz Dreger, ADFERENCE

    “Every time, I immediately take away something I can integrate into my daily life.”

    Mica Metzger, Recup

    “I’ve learned invaluable leadership perspectives from leaders around the world–all remotely.”

    Sean Gerard, Epicenter Innovation

    “Chief of the Year is practical and transformative. Immediately applicable methods and the peer exchange are invaluable.”

    ​​Anna Bündermann, Kuchentratsch

    “CoA Academy develops leaders for the world of today”

    Natalia Satleikina, Miele

    All these companies and more have been on the CoA Academy journey…

    Yes, I would like a FREE 30 min Consultation with a CoA Leadership Expert to see how CoA can help to empower the team to overcome our growing pains

    “In tough times, true leadership shines!
    Mental resilience, clear and honest communication, empathy for others’ challenges, strategic decision-making, adaptability, and the ability to inspire hope and unity within teams – these all are skills we coach at CoA”.


    Chairman & Founder, CoA Academy

    World Class Coaches & Thought Leaders say this about CoA Academy Programs…

    Dr. Marshall Goldsmith

    Thinkers50 #1 Executive Coach and New York Times bestselling author.

    “Practical and well researched tools to take the stress out of giving effective feedback and creating teams that thrive.”

    Verne Harnish

    Founder of EO (Entrepreneurs’ Organization) and bestselling author.

    “These guys have put a massive spotlight on what is a very awkward topic for most managers and bosses.”

    Prof. William R. Kerr

    Harvard Professor of Business & Entrepreneurial Management.

    “Whether you are a new leader, or a seasoned veteran, reap the dividends of better team performance.”

    Dr. Geoff Smart

    Founder of ghSMART and New York Times bestselling author.

    “A practical and much-needed guide on how to give better feedback to build better teams.”

    We really want to empower our teams with next level methods and the mindset to master the tough times.


    for a positive upswing


    for a positive upswing