Hide Enomoto is a graduate of California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in San Francisco, USA and holds M.A. in Organizational Development and Transformation. While living in S.F., he came across Co-Active Coaching developed by The Coaches Training Institute (CTI) and became the first Japanese to be certified as a Professional Coach.
In 2000, he founded CTI Japan and played a key role in spreading Co-Active Coaching in Japan. A few years later, he made a sharp left turn in his career where he resigned from the President’s role at CTI Japan in order to move to Findhorn, a world-renowned Ecovillage located in the north of Scotland, with his family in 2005. There, he came across Transition Town movement as well as Awakening the Dreamer Initiative both of which he later took back to and spread them around Japan. In 2012, he has set up his own business called Yoku-ikiru Kenkyusho which roughly means Institute for Right Livelihoodand offers talks and workshops that are the integration of all the things he has been doing to date.