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Global Nomadic Leadership: Taking Your Leadership One Step Closer to Excelling

Each episode of Global Nomadic Leadership podcast will provide case studies, tips and examples of various leadership opportunities and challenges. Global Nomadic Leadership will provide strategies and resources to bring your leadership or help others to bring their leadership one step closer to excelling. Subscribe today to learn about top global leaders and their trials and successes.Your host is Dr. Katrina Burrus. She is the First Master Certified Coach from the International Coach Federation in Switzerland and founding Board Member for ICF Switzerland. She has served as an adjunct professor to several universities and speaks around the world on the topics of Global Nomadic leadership and has been working as an executive coach for global leaders since 1994. Please email or leave a voicemail with your feedback or questions. We look forward to answering your questions recorded on website www.mkbconseil.ch or contact us at mkburrus@gmail.com or leave your comments, feedback and questions for the show at http://www.mkbconseil.ch/category/global-nomadic-leadership-podcast/The Global Nomadic Leadership podcast is a platform of discussion and a source of knowledge sharing between professionals and leaders. It promotes continued education leaders around the world.

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GNL 010 Coaching with the Brain in Mind

Your host Dr. Katrina Burrus, MCC interviews Scott Halford on "Coaching with the Brain in Mind" Katrina asks Scott why most effective individuals of the 21st will be those who understand their biology? Scott's book, Activate Your Brain, shares a couple of nuggets from it that listeners can use right away. In one of his chapters he talk about willpower. Is it a muscle that can be trained? Is it something you either have or you don’t? How is it linked to impulse control? Distraction is a major stumbling block for many executives. How does one coach around that? His book is about activating the brain. Scott explains what that means. Listen to these invaluable tips. Who is Scott Halford Scott Halford is a writer and long-time educator of businesspeople worldwide. He focuses on brain-based behavioral science, emotional intelligence, critical thinking, and influence. In 2014, Scott was inducted into the National Speakers Speaker Hall of Fame. He has been the “Brainy Business” columnist for Entrepreneur.com, and blogs for Huffington Post.  Scott is the author of Activate Your Brain (2015) a Wall Street Journal best-selling book, and Be a Shortcut – The Secret Fast-track to Business Success.


30 Dec 2016

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009- How to Stand Out in a World of Chocolate

Mr. Daniel Bloch is managing a family business called Camille Chocolat. Camille Chocolat is thriving in a country that is the mecca of chocolate. How does he do it? He explains the company's history.  Camille chocolat is the 3rd generation of a family owned business and the last one in the Swiss chocolate industry.   Dr. Katrina Burrus asks Mr. Daniel Bloch, "What makes a difference in quality when producing "from bean to bar”.  How did he build such a strong brand and innovate the chocolate “blonde”?   What are the challenges in today's economic environment in Switzerland and Europe?  What are the Market trends, opportunities, innovation opportunities?   www.camillebloch.chwww.ragusa.chwww.torino.ch  Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/ragusa_original/https://www.instagram.com/torino_original/https://twitter.com/Ragusa_ENhttps://www.facebook.com/ragusa.original/


30 Jun 2016

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008- 50 Successful Years of Leadership @Nestle Peter Brabeck Chairman

Katrina Burrus interviews Peter Brabeck on his leadership successes and challenges @Nestle.  Peter Brabeck joined Nestlé in 1968 in Austria as a salesman, later becoming a specialist for new products. His career within the group included a span of almost ten years in Chile (1970–1980), first as national sales manager and later as director of marketing. In 1981, he was appointed managing director of Nestlé Ecuador and in 1983, president and managing director of Nestlé Venezuela. In October 1987, he was transferred to Nestlé's international headquarters in Vevey. As senior vice-president in charge of the Culinary Products Division, he had worldwide responsibility for that business area. On 1 January 1992, Brabeck-Letmathe was appointed the executive vice-president of Nestlé S.A., with global responsibility for the Strategic Business Group encompassing food, Buitoni pasta, chocolate and confectionery, ice cream, pet food, as well as industrial products (aromas). At the same time, he had worldwide responsibility for marketing, communications, and public affairs. In particular, during his time as executive vice-president, he conceived and implemented the unique branding policy of Nestlé, characterized by a strict hierarchy of strategic brands on the global, regional and local level. On 5 June 1997, he was elected to the board of directors and appointed chief executive officer of Nestlé S.A. On 6 April 2001, the board of directors elected him as vice-chairman, and in April 2005, chairman of the board. Subscribe to the Global Nomadic Leadership podcast http://ow.ly/GsSY301RLza


16 Jun 2016

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007- A Remarkable Career as a Leader

A Remarkable Career as a Leader Welcome! to the 7th episode of GNL podcast. Your host, Dr. Katrina Burrus is excited to be interviewing Eric Wiseman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of VF Corp. Do you know the brands: Eastpak, The North Face, Lee and Wrangler Jeans, Timberland? These are just a few of the brands M by VF Corporation. Mr. Eric Wiseman is going to talk to us about: • Leadership- What he is looking for in his leaders • What helped him to be so successful • What was one of his failure on his journey to success. The recording is virtual and I hope you will be a little indulgent about the sound. • What helped him to be so successful • What was one of his failure on his journey to success. The recording is virtual and I hope you will be a little indulgent about the sound. • What was one of his failure on his journey to success. The recording is virtual and I hope you will be a little indulgent about the sound. ERIC WISEMAN Mr. Eric Wiseman is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel and footwear with more than $12 billion in revenues. Mr. Wiseman has 35 years of experience in the apparel industry. His career with VF began in 1995 when he joined the company as Executive Vice President of the JanSport® brand. He then held a progression of leadership roles, including Chairman of VF's Sportswear and Outdoor Coalitions and Executive Vice President, Global Brands. He was named President and Chief Operating Officer in 2006 and elected to VF's board of directors that same year. Mr. Wiseman was named CEO in January 2008 and Chairman of the Board in August 2008. Mr. Wiseman also serves on the board of directors of Lowe's Companies Inc., CIGNA Corporation and the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), as well as the Board of Visitors of Wake Forest University School of Business. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business and an MBA from Wake Forest University.


19 Apr 2016

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006- Fine Watch Making with CEO @ Roger Dubuis during the SIHH

A CEO's perspective of the Fine Watching Making Industry Welcome to the International Fine Watchmaking exhibition better known as SIHH.  It is held on January 18-22 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland. The SIHH is where brands premiere their latest watches, the result of often years of intensive research.  The SIHH is also where watchmakers and designers, the representatives of an entire creative team, share their passion for watchmaking one-on-one. It is a private event for trade visitors only. In this video, I interview Jean-Marc Pontroue, He is CEO of Roger Dubuis watches.  Roger Dubuis joined the Richemond Group in 2008. Richemont owns several of the world’s leading companies in the field of luxury goods, with particular strengths in jewelry, luxury watches and writing instruments. The Richemond group encompasses several of the most prestigious names in the luxury industry including Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Piaget, Vacheron Constantin, Jaeger-LeCoultre, IWC Schaffhausen, Panerai and Montblanc to mention just a few. Roger Dubois is specialized in fine watchmaking for men and women.  This year Roger Dubuis has emphasized the Fine Watchmaking for women and has held a women’s only event. Yes, ladies just for you. Listen to the interview of Jean-Marc Pontroué, CEO of Roger Dubuis.


14 Feb 2016

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005- From Failure to Leadership Success


16 Jan 2016

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004- CEO GAVI Saving Children with Seth Berkley

Saving Children with Seth Berkley CEO of GAVI Seth Berkley answers what led him to become the successful leader he is as CEO of GAVI the Vaccine Alliance while answering the following questions.  Tune in! What is your leadership Strategy? What is one trait you possess that makes you an effective leader? Can you tell us a story of how you used that trait to build success? What were some of your most difficult challenges in your career and how did you overcome them? Take us to your biggest failure? What is one key takeaway from that experience, that drove you to success? Who had an impact on you in regards to your career path or one person who you regarded as a mentor in regards to leadership? How important is innovation within your company? How do you motivate the people who work for you? What is the biggest challenge facing leaders today? Can you explain the impact, if any, that social networking has made in your organization or you personally? What advice would you give someone going into a leadership position for the first time? Who is Seth Berkley Seth Berkley joined the GAVI Alliance as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in August 2011. The GAVI Alliance is a public-private partnership whose mission is to save children’s lives and protect people’s health by increasing access to immunization in developing countries. Since its launch in 2000, GAVI has prevented more than five million future deaths and helped protect 288 million children with new and underused vaccines.  Under Berkley’s leadership, the Alliance plans to deliver vaccines to another quarter of a billion children and prevent four million more deaths by 2015. Dr. Seth Berkley is a medical epidemiologist by training. He is the current CEO of the GAVI Alliance and a global advocate on the power of vaccines. He is also the founder and former CEO of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative.


5 Dec 2015

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003- How to Build a Successful International Law Firm-Z Oberson


15 Oct 2015

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002- Leading Swiss Private Banks with Charles de Boissezon

Leading Swiss Private Banks with Charles de Boissezon Charles de Boissezon has taken over as CEO of Geneva headquartered Hinduja Bank and brings with him 37 years of International banking experience in London, Hong Kong, New York, Geneva, Chile and Jersey. Charles is both French and British.  He grew up in Vietnam and Hong Kong and spent his formative years in Geneva attending the College de Leman School.  He then left for the USA to earn his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts. After graduating in 1971, Charles moved to London and joined HSBC as a trainee banker. Over the next 30 years, he held positions of responsibility at HSBC Offices worldwide in Hong Kong, New York, Djibouti, Chile, Brazil and Argentina. When he quit in 2003 as Member of HSBC's Executive Committee based out of Geneva, he was an exceptional manager with a lot of international business acumen.  He joined Banque Piguet & Cie SA the same year as Chief Executive Officer, a position he held until 2008. His multicultural up-bringing has allowed Charles to better understand people and appreciate that here are different perspectives to all situations, depending on one's circumstances, history and experiences. It helps to open one's mind and perspective and understand others which is the first step in getting things done. Charles de Boissezon is now CEO of Hinduja Bank (Switzerland) a multicultural and very flexible bank represents a unique asset.


16 Sep 2015

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001- Leadership Advice from the Director General at CERN with Dr. R. Heuer

Leadership Advice from the Director General at CERN with Dr. Rolf-Dieter Heuer Have you ever questioned the nature of existence? Have you wondered how it all started and what secrets the Universe holds? For most of us, these matters are beyond our comprehension and yet these are questions scientists at CERN are exploring.  CERN is the world’s leading research body for particle physics. Some questions asked to the Director General of CERN Dr. Rolf-Dieter Heuer is what does he attribute his successful leadership to? “Nobody knows everything, so you have to listen to the experts but the experts don’t all agree so you need to make a synthesis and take responsibility if it goes wrong” says Dr. Heuer. “What do you need like competencies to gather funds in an economic downturn?” host, Dr. Katrina Burrus asks as his role at CERN shifted from physicist to diplomat. What is the predominate culture at CERN? What is the advise you give to CERN for the next 25 years? What leadership competencies do CERN need in the future? “Take the advice of people you trust but make your own opinion and take responsibility if it goes wrong,” continues Dr. Heuer. Who is Rolf-Dieter Heuer? Director General of CERN, Rolf-Dieter Heuer, upon taking up office in 2009. Dr. Heuer studied physics at the University of Stuttgart. He then obtained his PhD 1977 at the University of Heidelberg under Joachim Heintze for his study of neutral decay modes of the Ψ(3686). His post-doc studies include the JADE experiment at the electron-positron storage ring PETRA at DESY, and from 1984, at the OPAL experiment at CERN, where he also became spokesperson of the OPAL collaboration for many years.Having been offered a full professorship for experimental physics at the University of Hamburg, Heuer returned to DESY in 1998. In 2004, he was appointed DESY's Research Director.In December 2007, the CERN research council announced that Heuer will take office as CERN's Director General  starting 1 January 2009, following the term of Robert Aymar. Global Nomadic Leadership Podcast If you have enjoyed this GNL#1st episode, please consider subscribing on iTunes to not miss an new episode and leave a review on iTunes. :-) This podcast has been sponsored by MKB Conseil & Coaching that helps you get from where you are to where you want to be with customised leadership and coaching development programs. MKB Conseil & Coaching offers leadership development programs to generate action, learning and change that is aligned with your authentic self and values. Make your dreams into reality. Invest in yourself by means of  coaching programs.


15 Sep 2015

Rank #10