The 4th Option Mastermind

The 4th Option Mastermind is a global community of successful business coaches that use 4th Option strategy and innovation tools developed by Kaihan Krippendorff. Coaches gain access to Kaihan, a network of like-minded peers, and everything they need to stay up-to-date and confident in their strategic capability- ready to identify and pull out the 4th Option IDEAS strategy framework when their clients need it.


Why Join Us:

1. Belong to a Thriving Community: 

When you join the 4th Option Mastermind, you become a member of a community of like-minded strategic business coaches. Collaborate with peers who share your passion for coaching, client success, innovation, and growth strategy.

2. Master a Proven Strategic Approach:

The 4th Option IDEAS model found in Kaihan’s book, Outtthink the Competition, has been rigorously researched and tested in over 500 strategic engagements. The IDEAS framework is shown to accelerate growth rates by 50%, has generated in excess of $2.5 billion in new annual revenue for clients to date, and has been applied in companies ranging from start-ups, to mid-market and large global companies.

3. Strengthen Your Confidence and Credibility in Business Strategy:

4th Option Mastermind network coaches have exlusive resources and support at their fingertips so they can feel confident and be ready pull out, deliver, and help their client when they need a strategic boost.  Case studies, stories, facilitation tools, workbooks, first-hand research, and monthly strategy update briefings ensure you remain on top of the latest concepts and trends in business strategy. 

4. Expand Your Consulting Offerings:

Expand your consulting services by adding strategy consulting and facilitation to your repertoire. Engage in more strategic discussions with clients, deepen client intimacy and loyalty, and deliver greater value to your clients. 

What you get:

Membership Investment:

Charter Member Special (First 100 Coaches)

$ 79/month or $790/year (a 16% discount)
  • First three months free
  • Fee lock: your fees will never increase as long as you maintain your membership in good standing
  • Cancel any time

About Kaihan Krippendorff

Kaihan Krippendorff is the Founder of Outthinker Networks, a global business think-tank and organizer of professional peer networks. He is an in-demand keynote speaker, author of five best-selling business books, and professor at NYU and FIU.

He is recognized by Thinkers50 and Global Gurus as one of the world’s top 30 management thinkers. 

Kaihan’s Fourth Option business tools and frameworks have created more than $2.5B of new annual revenue for clients ranging from mid-market to the Fortune 500.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Our membership group is open to experienced business coaches with a proven track record in the industry. Members of the group are passionate about coaching and committed to their own professional development to better serve clients.

Coaches across the globe (Americas, Europe, Asia, Australia/ New Zealand) using our 4th Option IDEAS framework with clients have asked for ongoing support and training to apply it more effectively and fluidly with clients. The mastermind network provides additional value helping members  connect with, learn from, and support other coaches using the methodology.

This community is designed to support coaches in the overall mission of helping business leaders generate breakthrough, 4th Option, ideas that lead to a better future for their lives, organizations, communities, and the world. We believe that when people consciously design the future, they naturally make choices that create a future that works for humanity. 

Members gain access to exclusive content, training, and tools. They have a place to network with strategy coaches, stay on top of the latest strategic trends and ideas, attend member-only live events, access exclusive coaching content and facilitation guides. Members belong to a supportive community of fellow coaches and can feel confident, and be unquestionably recognized as an expert, in helping clients develop highly effective business strategies.  

Fill out the form below and our team will be in touch with more information about the process and requirements. 

Membership fees for the first 100 “Founding” members are $79 per month or $790 for the year (a 17% discount). Founding members also receive the first three months free and enjoy a “fee lock,” meaning the cost of your membership will never increase as long as you maintain your membership in good standing. You may cancel at any time.  

There is a higher-tier mastermind level. This invitation-only group is an elite group of premium coaches certified in the 4th Option IDEAS, which has become a central part of their coaching toolbelt and practice. These members pay a higher fee ($4,000 per year), but also gain access to special monthly sessions and other benefits. 

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