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.

As a Global Leader, Why is Learning Languages and Dialects Important? Philippe Dehennin-CEO of BMW, Switzerland

As a Global Leader, Why is Learning Languages and Dialects Important? Welcome to our weekly edition of Top Coach Blog to get you from where you are to where you want to be. Have you ever wondered how important is it to speak languages for your business career? What difference does speaking several languages have in Europe? Our guest:…

How International Experience Brings Business Success? Philippe Dehennin, CEO of BMW, Switzerland

How International Experience Brings Business Success? Philippe Dehennin’s Business Success Katrina Burrus, Ph.D, MCC, interviewed Philippe Dehennin who is CEO of BMW, Switzerland since February 2012.  Mr. Dehennin started his carrier at BMW as responsible for sales for both Belgium and Luxembourg in 1987.  He was then elected as president and CEO BMW Belgium and Luxembourg before taking…

EEC#8-MCC Coaching and Social Change with Patrick Williams

MCC Coaching and Social Change with Patrick Williams Patrick Williams, Ed.D., MCC is interviewed for the Excellent Executive Coaching Podcast by the host Katrina Burrus, PhD, MCC. Patrick Williams, Ed.D., MCC, is founder of The Institute for Life Coach Training, the first-of-its-kind training institute that specialized in training psychotherapists, psychologists, counselors and helping professionals in…

EEC#7-BMW’s CEO, Switzerland, his Successful International Career. Leadership Tips from Philippe Dehennin

Philippe Dehennin, BMW’s CEO for Switzerland shares his successful International career experience and his leadership tips. Philippe Dehennin  Philippe Dehennin’s Professional background Philippe Dehennin, has been BMW’s CEO for Switzerland since February 2012.  He started his career at BMW as the person responsible for sales for both Belgium and Luxembourg in 1987.  He was then elected as president and…

EEC#6-Navigating Cultural Ethics: What Global Managers Do Right to Keep From Going Wrong

Navigating Cultural Ethics: What Global Managers Do Right to Keep From Going Wrong Dr. Katrina Burrus interviews Dr. Eileen Morgan on her book, “Navigating Cross-Cultural Ethics:  What Global Managers do Right to Keep from Going Wrong.” Great Leadership She reviews what is great leadership in very complex situations when dealing with corruption and what behavior…

Why is intercultural communication important to know? Summary from the interview with Dr. Milton Bennett

Why is intercultural communication important to know? Summary from the interview with Dr. Milton Bennett #1- Why is intercultural communication important to know? Intercultural communication offers the ability to deal across cultures, which is increasingly important, as the world gets smaller. Getting smaller doesn’t mean the world is becoming identical, it means having more and…