Josef S. Dlus, CPCC

Certified Professional Co-Active Coach*

Josef coaches business leaders from diverse cultures & careers in their professional performance & personal achievement. An ex-expatriate from several years in Paris, he now works stateside in both English and French, with clients nationwide & internationally on 5 continents.

Board Certified Coach (Center for Continuing Education)

  • Business Consulting Since 1981
  • Former Advertising Director for Corporate Chain
  • Former Advertising Agency Owner (Illinois)
  • International Speaker and Workshop Leader
  • Trainer to Executive Coaches Worldwide
  • Certified Train-the-Trainer (ASTD)
  • Certified Instructional Systems Designer (ASTD)
  • Assistant Leader, Coaches Training Institute (CTI)
  • Mentor to Junior Coaches and Facilitators
  • CTI Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC)
  • B.S., Communications, University of Illinois
  • Principal Catalyst at JSK Coaching Associates

Josef S. Klus transforms the leadership and communication of executives, management and immediate staff through individual coaching as well as supportive training.


*CPCC, Certified in 2004, by Coaches Trainining Institute--the world's first ICF (International Coaching Federation)-accredited coach training program.

Areas of service include:

  • Leadership Development
  • EQ (Emotional Intelligence)
  • Effective Communication
  • Team Building
  • Personal Productivity
  • Creative Thinking
  • Authenticity and Integrity
  • Priority (not Time) Management
  • Stress Reduction
  • 360º Assessment








Qualities Most Noted by Clients and Colleagues:

  • Professional Butt-kicker
  • Asks Good, Hard Questions
  • Deep, Attentive Listener
  • Intuitive Risk-Taker
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Innovative Facilitator
  • Experiential Learner
  • Genuine Connection
  • Ethical Outlook

Client Testimony


"Josef is a dedicated professional: as a coach his ‘quality of listening’ is without parallel."

Client: Dr. Reri M. MacLean, Managing Director, Keller-MacLean Business Leadership; President, Profesional Coaches and Mentors Association (2010).