Are you a brilliant and ambitious leader who is frustrated with a lack of employee engagement? Are you looking to better communicate your strategy? Do you want to inspire your team and fast track your leadership to success? With our 7-step coaching process and your brilliance, you will be able to achieve this successful transformation. If you are taking on a new leadership position and want to avoid falling into the 40% that fail after 18 months, our coaching process can assure you a successful integration. We will support you as you ease into your new role, allowing you to do so quickly and productively. Katrina Burrus, PhD, MCC is the lead coach at Excellent Executive Coaching LLC, US and MKB Conseil & Coaching, Switzerland. She has a proven track record in coaching global leaders in multinationals (Nestle, Novartis, CERN, UNAIDS, and the UN, to name a few).

Leadership Communication by William Berenson

William is a New Yorker who was raised and educated in Europe, primarily in Geneva, Switzerland. He has a Master’s degree in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and is Green Belt trained in Lean Six Sigma (L6S). He often speaks on advertising and brand management for CEO Coaching organization Vistage International, universities and marketing forums.

Similitude’s Between a Chorus Director and a Football Coach

Katrina Burrus interviews Alain Woodbridge, the chorus master at the Geneva Opera House: What type of leadership is required to be a chorus master? What were your biggest challenges managing a chorus? How do you overcome these challenges? How would you compare your leadership managing a chorus to managing a football team? What tips would you suggest to a younger version of yourself at the beginning of your career?

Dr. Katrina Burrus, woman executive coach in Las Vegas

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.

Dr. Katrina Burrus, woman executive coach in Las Vegas

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.