We are a group of executive coaches. I, Katrina Burrus, PhD, MCC am the lead coach. I have a proven track record in coaching global leaders in multinationals (Nestle, Novartis, CERN, UNAIDS, United Nations etc). My coaching expertise has taken me to Europe, Asia Pacific and in the Americas. I am recognized for my distinctive capabilities with leaders and teams from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds.

40 Percent of Leaders Fail in a New Position after 18 Months

QUESTION: Is your leadership success transferable from one company to another or from one position to another? PROBLEM: Research shows that 40% of leaders fail after 18 months in a new position. The biggest cause of derailment is NOT: a lack of team skills, or a lack of relationship skills, or a lack of business drivers, or a lack industry experience. The biggest derailer is a misfit with the corporate culture.

How to Fast Track to your Next Promotion

QUESTION: Do you feel like you are running on a treadmill? PROBLEM: Are you getting the recognition you deserve? What happens if you stay in the dull drums for the rest of your career? The risk of being ignored and not having new challenges is boredom and being placed aside… forgotten. QUESTION: So how do you fast tract on your boss’s radar as a problem solver and not a problem maker.

Inspiring Brilliant Jerks to be Brilliant Leaders

PETER is a rising star at Zeon. He has produced exceptional RESULTS He has turned around his department from bankruptcy to making substantial profits And yet his ABRASIVE behavior has caused 3 times more turnover than the rest of the company. GEORGE is a brilliant CHILD CARDIOLOGIST, one of the best in the country. You strived to have this person work for you and yet the cardiologist’s deplorable bedside manner is ruining the hospital’s reputation.

One of the Most Powerful Auctioneer

David Bennett is regarded internationally as an authority in the field of precious stones and jewellery.  Mr Bennett was named among the top 10 most powerful people in the art world in December 2013 by the international magazine Art + Auction. In June 2014, Swiss financial and business magazine Bilan named him among the top 50 “most influential people in Switzerland”.

When Bright Leaders Become Difficult Jerks

Not all leaders are the same. From the tone they take with their direct reports to the degree of project involvement they prefer, there are as many types of leaders as there are personalities. However, there is one type that is remarkably brilliant, charismatic and driven. A self-starter and problem solver by nature, this leader excels with challenges and has the powerful ability to get things moving quickly.