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About Annette B. Czernik

Annette B. Czernik. PCC, has 25+ years experience as a manager and mentor in multinational financial services companies, and 20+ years experience coaching leaders at all levels - front-line to C-Suite and in life - around the globe. Her coaching practice offers all services in English and German, in-person, via phone or videoconference.

Positive Intelligence™: Overcoming Self-Sabotage and Building Powerful Habits for a (more) Positive Mind

“Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.” Voltaire (1694 – 1778) Leaders, We all self-sabotage from time to time, and it can be so automatic that we don't even realize it. However, when this rather destructive thinking continues, it causes us to flounder and draws us further into [...]

Emotional Intelligence: Everything you always wanted to know about EQ

Leaders, We all have different personalities, different wants and needs, and different ways of showing our emotions. Navigating through this all takes awareness, tact and cleverness – especially as we want to succeed in our lives. This is where emotional intelligence becomes important. We probably all know people who are masters at managing their emotions. [...]

By |2019-03-01T17:25:01+02:00February 1st, 2019|Leadership Excellence|0 Comments

Creating a culture of confidence

Leaders, What do you consider the biggest threat to your organization to be? Wrestling with declining revenues? Struggling with intense global competition? Or battling against disruptive new technologies? How about fear? Fear has been spreading throughout organizations – negatively impacting morale, productivity, and the bottom-line. Living in fear is destructive for a team, and kills [...]

How comfortable are you in your discomfort zone?

Leaders, What would you do if there was no fear? Are you setting the stage for progress and confidence? Or are you playing it safe and waiting for the storm to pass? How present and ambitious are your goals? What is the risk of staying in your comfort zone? Are you focused on excellence? Do [...]

A culture of trust needs transparency

Leaders, Everyone wants to be part of a workplace culture that puts a premium on delivering the real truth. Lies and secrets break trust, while honesty and transparency build trust. If trust somehow exists without transparency, this so-called trust is nothing more than an illusion because it is based on what is not real. Transparency is an essential ingredient [...]

Download: The Dark Triad or the fifty shades of gray in leadership

How dark is your personality? Are you a manipulative person?  Can you switch off your empathy? Are you completely obsessed with yourself? If your answer is yes, you might want to pay attention to your dark side. “Dark” leaders may be toxic but still be as effective as pro-social, self-controlled, and “good” leaders. Let’s explore. [...]

By |2018-04-04T16:24:06+02:00April 4th, 2018|Download|0 Comments

New work needs empowerment

Leaders, Do you need to control everything in your business? Are your people excessively reliant on you asking your permission for every tiny detail? How do you empower your people? Do you give them credit consistently? Leadership of today is quite different from that of Caesar, Plato, the Wilhelminian time, or the post-war period. Today's [...]

By |2018-02-18T19:13:57+02:00February 18th, 2018|Leadership Excellence|0 Comments