Southern Nevada: Managing Brilliant Jerks with Dr. Katrina Burrus | NAWBO

Southern Nevada: Managing Brilliant Jerks with Dr. Katrina Burrus

Katrina Burrus
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 11:30am1:00pm
Cili Restaurant at the Bali Hai Golf Club
5160 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
United States

Research shows that poor leadership is the biggest reason employees leave a company. Brilliant jerks incur significant costs to an organization including talent attrition, absence of potential successors and high turnover to name a few. A leader's toxicity needs to be addressed before it spreads throughout the organization like a virus. Specific actions in the organization and support transforming the brilliant jerks behavior will significantly reduce suffering in the workplace, improve the organization's climate and increase overall effectiveness. This highly interactive presentation will provide the audience with key actions to reduce incivility in the workplace.

Dr. Katrina Burrus has a proven track record coaching numerous international leaders with her 6-step blueprint leadership development program. Companies she has worked with include:

- Nestle
- Novartis
- United Bank of Switzerland
- CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) UNAIDS (Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS) United Nations
- International Labor Organization
- World Trade Organization

Her coaching career has taken her throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. She is recognized for her distinctive capabilities with leaders and teams from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds.

As the founder of MKB Excellent Executive Coaching LLC, Dr. Burrus is aeliated with a network of international experts and scholar-practitioners. She specializes in developing the leader’s agility to adapt faster and more successfully in a new role/position and inspires brilliant jerks to be brilliant leaders with her easy and clear 6-step process.

Dr. Burrus, MCC has taught leadership and post graduate courses at various universities and has created a ground-breaking thought leadership workshop titled, ‘Global Nomadic Leadership: Succeeding in a World without Borders’.

She taught Executive Coaching and was part of the International Coach Federation (ICF) credentialing committee. Dr. Burrus is the first ICF Master Certified Coach in Switzerland, founder and Board Member of ICF Switzerland and served on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Coaching in Organizations. She was also a Start-up coach for the Swiss Government.

Dr. Burrus is the author of the following books:
- Global Nomadic Leaders: How to Identify, Attract, and Retain Them (French)
- When the Visionary Leader is Blinded (French)
- Managing Brilliant Jerks: How Organizations and Coaches can Transform a Difficult Leader into a Visionary