Management

Norbert Riethof

Founder/Director

Norbert Riethof

Areas of specialization:

  • full performance enhancement programmes using a combination of diagnostics, coaching, training and MBTI personality typology
  • coaching individuals and teams
  • coaching and mentoring sales managers and sales teams
  • consulting focused on using MBTI personality typology in sales, management, teamwork and coaching
  • training and courses in MBTI personality typology, managerial and sales skills
  • methodology of developmental projects, methodology of training and coaching
  • is a member of Council EMCC

Education:

 

  • ORSC™ FUNDAMENTALS (ORGANIZATION AND RELATIONSHIP SYSTEMS COACHING) 
  • Master’s degree and PhD in Psychology from Charles University, Prague, specialized in work and organizational psychology (at FF UK, Prague)
  • certificate in Gestalt Coaching from the Academy of Executive Coaching, London
  • EMCC Assessor Training (Athens)
  • MBTI training (CareerLifeSkills, Toronto)
  • Foundation Sales School (Nashville)
  • certified trainer in the areas of sales skills, sales coaching, sales negotiation, time management, strategic planning and managerial and presentation skills

Professional experience:

  • long-term experience in management, sales, training and consulting
  • founder and manager of a successful consulting company, specializing in performance enhancement for individuals and businesses
  • repeatedly achieving multi-million revenues and high performance with this company
  • founder of a Czech branch of a foreign company, including planning and implementing its cultural adaptation programme
  • thanks to his professional experience, Norbert Riethof is an authority on a whole range of best practice techniquess in sales and management
  • translator and author of professional publications

Professional motto:

“The whole is more than the sum of its parts.” – Aristotle

 

email:
norbert.riethof@coachingsystems.cz

Radek Machač

Senior Executive Coach, Senior Trainer

Radek Machač
Specialization:

  • process management and effectiveness
  • sales management
  • sales effectiveness
  • CRM system
Education:

  • master’s degree in Analytical Chemistry (at PřF UP, Olomouc)
  • PhD in Analytical Chemistry (at PřF UP, Olomouc)
  • Diploma in Management Studies (DMS) (at Brno Business School)
  • Accelerating Sales Force Performance course (at London Business School)
  • Leadership for Managers: Strategy Implementation and Change Management course (at MCE, Bruxelles)
Professional experience:

  • 13 years of experience in pharmaceutical business
  • sales management
  • experienced team leader and team coach
  • developing sales skills
Professional motto:
 
"The secret of success in life is not to do what you like, but to like what you do.”
Thomas Alva Edison
email:
radek.machac@coachingsystems.cz

Anna Crkalová

Senior Executive Coach, Managing Consultant

Anna Crkalová

Specialisation:

  • training of MBTI personality typology, managerial skills, sales skills and customer service, teamwork, communication, presentation skills
  • individual and team coaching (particularly for sales representatives and managers)
  • consulting work focused on using MBTI personality types in sales, management and teamwork, as well as in coaching
  • creating methodology and comprehensive training programmes
  • conceptual planning and organisation of personal development and mental health programmes
  • was a member of the EMCC (European Mentoring and Coaching Council) from 2009 - 2012

Education:

  • information science studies (at FF UK Prague)
  • post-graduate pedagogy studies (at FF UK Prague)
  • studies at the Prague Psychotherapeutic Faculty
  • certification by AchieveGlobal for training of sales, managerial, presentation and other skills
  • courses in neuro-liguistic programming (INLPTA, Devon Active NLP)
  • courses in bioenergetics, body work and spiritual techniques

Professional experience:

  • lecturing since 1992; has also worked in managerial and sales positions
  • leads training projects
  • experience with leading and coaching teams
  • co-founder of a training and consulting agency
  • deals with professional publication and creation of training project methods and instruction materials; organises workshops for instructors

Professional motto:

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes." M.Proust

email:
anna.crkalova@coachingsystems.cz
 
 

Consultants

Petra Zárubová

Coach, Project Manager, Senior Consultant

Petra Zárubová

Specialization:

  • Customer care of Academy of Coaching Excellence

  • Business development

  • Leadership of consulting projects

  • Performance coaching


Education:

  • Courses and training in managerial skills and soft skills – at home and abroad

  • In 2012 trained as a coach at the Academy of Coaching Excellence accredited by EMCC (Practitioner level) and ICF

  • Training: personality type course MBTI

  • Training: ‘Principles of Systemic Coaching and Constellations’ (Coaching Constellations, J. Whittington),  2012

  • Training: the ‘Eight Steps of Marketing’

  • Member of EMCC (European Mentoring and Coaching Council)

  • Graduated in sociology, interpreting and translating at the Faculty of Philosophy, Charles University, Prague.


Professional experience:

  • Experienced in adult education, concepts and management of educational programmes and training to specific customer needs and target audiences

  • Worked for the Institute for International Research based in Austria and Czech Republic, where she led various conference projects as well as a team of conference managers

  • Project manager of B2B trade fair for human resources professionals – ‘proHRexpo’

  • Programme and organisational preparation of an international conference on coaching held by EMCC (2014)


Professional motto:

"He who asks a question remains a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask remains a foolforever." Confucius

email:
petra.zarubova@coachingsystems.cz

Alan Undus

Senior Coach, Consultant

Alan Undus

- Former executive manager and various leadership roles in Abbott, Janssen, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Roche

- Professional certification: ACE Practitioner (Prague), Executive Coaching (DPT International), Marketing Management (London Business School), Financial Management (MCE Europe), Strategic Business leadership (Hay Management Consulting), Doctorate Natural Sciences (Charles University)

- Motto: “Change drives our future - nothing remains constant except change itself.”

email:
Alan.undus@coachingsystems.cz

Dominic Bubna-Litic

Senior Executive Coach, Consultant

Dominic Bubna-Litic

Areas of specialization:

- developing leadership capabilities

- executive coaching

- working with organisational systems

- development of selling skills and sales teams

- customer loyalty strategies

- behavioural change in organisations

- development of training implementations


Education:

- Certified Facilitator (AchieveGlobal. Tampa, Florida, USA)

- Co-Active Coaching – fundamentals & Intermediate (San Francisco, California, USA)

- The Coaches Institute – Leadership (San Francisco, California, USA)

- The Coaches Institute – Leadership Mastery (San Francisco, California, USA)

- Centre for Right Relationship – Organisational and Relationship Systems Coaching (San Francisco, California, USA)

- New Haven Consulting Group – Certified Facilitator in Emotional Intelligence (Conneticut, USA Certified Facilitator (DDI, London, UK).

Professional experience:

2012 – till now External consultant at Coaching Systems

2011 – 2012  PDT-Praha s.r.o (owner)

1998 – 2011 AchieveGlobal: Czech Republic (Managing Director / Partner)

1997 – 1999 English teacher (Commercial Bank, Ministry of Finance (IMF team), Czech Airlines, McCann-Erickson, PPD Services

1995 – 1997 National Education Institute (head of English Department, led a team of 4 instructors)

1993 – 1995 Bubna s.r.o – Assistant Manager



email:
dominic.bubna@coachingsystems.cz
 

Ladislav Peterka

Trainer

Ladislav Peterka

Areas of specialization:

  • training and courses in managerial skills, sales skills and customer service, communication, time management, assertiveness, self-presentation, corporate culture aspects and other HR issues and soft skills and managerial skills
  • supervisory guidance of sales teams and sales representatives
  • coaching individuals and teams
  • employee recruitment (especially sales and management positions)
  • consulting focused on further education in companies
  • mastery shopping: planning and implementation

Education:

  • Master’s degree in Education from Unifersity of South Bohemia, České Budejovice in Mathematics teaching
  • certified trainer of systemic management and coaching
  • courses in sales skills, financial analysis, pricing strategy and marketing, logistics

Professional experience:

  • top management positions with responsibility for al asptects of company management, as well as expansion, marketing and sales
  • long-term experience in education
  • consultant and trainer since 1999

Professional motto:

“To get something you've never had, you have to do something you've never done.” - Anon

email:
ladislav.peterka@coachingsystems.cz

Claire Dickson

Senior Executive Coach, Consultant, Lector

Claire Dickson

Areas of specialization:

  • Executive and career coaching for individuals and teams, in English (native speaker)
  • Leadership mentoring
  • MBTI personality typology 
  • Soft skills and leadership training

Education:

  • Graduate (BA Hons) and post graduate HR qualification – MIPD
  • Qualified NLP practitioner
  • Certified MBTI user
  • SIMA accredited coaching qualification
  • Qualified Apter, motivational profiling

Professional experience:

  • 25 years of HR and people development experience, with 15 years at HR director level at large international companies, multi sector. Wide experience in strategic HR management, management development and performance coaching
  • Managed, led and built highly successful teams for over 20 years; practical experience!  
  • Expertise in the design and implementation of HR strategy and people development interventions that add value to the business
  • Certified coach, career transition coach and leadership development mentor
  • Coaching support in leadership programmes for top business school based in the United Kingdom.

Professional motto:

„Head in the direction of where you want to arrive – everyday.” - Anon

email:
claire.dickson@coachingsystems.cz

Rudolf Zvánovec

Coach, Consultant

Rudolf Zvánovec

Coaching and professional courses

  • 2014: Coach training (QED Group)
  • 2010: Leadership (Franklin Covey CZ)
  • 1993 - Seminars focused on strategical, legal, commercial and tax aspects of entrepreneurship

Education:

  • 1992: Postgradual studies (Czech Technical University - CTU)
  • 1988: CTU – Nucler and thermal machinery and equipment

Professional experience:

  • 3 years assistant professor, CTU
  • 25 years business and management practice in the financial sector (international companies from groups of VW Financial Services, Raiffeisen and ČSOB)
  • Business consultancy for (top) management (international or private companies) 
  • Individual business coaching and mentoring for internal and external clients
  • Publications: expert articles on the possibilities of financing machines, technologies and intangible assets

Profesní motto:

  • “There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long-range risks of comfortable inaction.” John F. Kennedy
email:
rudolf.zvanovec@coachingsystems.cz
 

Pavel Taušl

Trainer

Pavel Taušl
Consultant, Coach

Paul specializes in sales and management soft skills trainings. Specifically, he enables executives and sales representatives to effectively solve situations frequently occurring in their businesses. He is able to pass on best practices in both attractive and understandable ways. He holds a University degree from Faculty of Education, Ceske Budejovice.

 

Experience:

Twenty years of practical experience in sales, management and work in the position of lecturer, coach and consultant. Realization of many projects designed to increase sales competencies of various business positions, including supervision and immediate feedback to his coachees.

 

Reference projects:

VUB bank – member of the Intesa San Paolo, bank CSOB SK – a member of the KBC Group. Both projects focused on the implementation of the sales and management change initiatives.

 

email:
pavel.tausl@coachingsystems.cz

Roman Tomič

Trainer

Roman Tomič
Consultant, Coach

Roman leads consultancy and training projects especially in the areas of sales - sales strategy, customer segmentation, product portfolio and employee development. He also trains selling skills and sales negotiations, as well as programs for leadership development, and provides performance coaching skills, sales strategy and sales processes.

His practice is based on his broad experience as a consultant, project manager and project director in banking and insurance and as a commercial and sales director.

Education:

Roman graduated from the Industrial College in Kosice.

Experience:

13 years worked in the banking and insurance industry as a consultant, project manager and project director, managing sales, processes, employee development and leadership development projects in Slovakia, Romania, Ukraine and the Czech Republic.

email:
roman.tomic@coachingsystems.cz

Alexandr Jedrýsek

Consultant

Alexandr Jedrýsek
Consultant, Coach

Alex has 15 years of experience in HR management, of which 10 years in internal HR in companies with international operations. He has experience in both methodical and project management. It focuses on areas of process management, effective recruitment, targeted education, work with high-potentials and pay systems. He has long been working on and on-line psychometry. Now he works as an independent HR consultant.

 

Education:

He graduated with one-subject psychology at the Charles University and the Faculty of Education at the University of Ostrava.


Experience:

HR Director of one of the largest Czech publishing houses MAFRA a.s. - responsible for the management of personnel and wage processes, and their repeated interconnection into new (merged) companies.

Internal HR also went through one of SIEMENS PSE's subsidiaries. Here, in addition to dynamic recruitment (about 500 ICT specialists to international project teams), he has implemented programs in the areas of employee development and education, employee management methodology and regular staff surveys.

MARKS & SPENCER, where he was responsible for comprehensive human resource management in the Czech Republic, Poland, and he helped to open branches in Slovakia, Latvia and Lithuania.

email:
alexandr.jedrysek@coachingsystems.cz
 

Jennifer Preston

Coach, Consultant

Jennifer Preston

Areas of specialization:

  • leadership coaching
  • coaching on an individual and team basis
  • working across different sectors and cultures and across organisational levels

Education:

  • 1990 – 1994 Lancaster University European Law with German (LLB)
  • 1992/3 Trier University, Germany 2:1 Erasmus Certificate in European Law
  • 1998-2000 Malpas London, Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD)
  • 2012-13 Coaches Institute (CoActive Coaching)
  • 2013-14 CoachMasters Academy - (International Coaching Federation (ICF) accredited coaching training – practitioner level (ACC)

Professional experience:

  • 2013 – present Transform HR - Independent HR Consultant & Certified Professional Coach
  • 2014– present CoachMasters Academy - Faculty Member and mentor Coach
  • 2011 – 2014 Genus Plc - Regional HR Director AsiaPac & Russia
  • 2010– 2011 Virgin Media - People Director, Business Division
  • 2007 – 2009 Cadbury plc - Head of Global HR, Procurement
  • 2004 – 2007 GE Money - Senior HR Business Partner
  • 2001 – 2004 Royal bank of Scotland - Senior HR Business Partner
  • 2000-2001 Accenture - HR Manager
  • 1994-1999 Barclays plc - graduate management programme
Professional motto:

"The best advice I could give anyone is to spend your time working on whatever you are passionate about in life." Richard Branson

email:
jennifer.preston@coachingsystems.cz

Roman Molek

Consultant

Roman Molek

Specialization:

  • consulting focused on sales and managerial skills, key account management
  • mentoring and coaching sales managers
  • training and courses in managerial and sales skills, customer service
  • supervisory guidance of sales teams and sales representatives
  • using best practises in management and sales

Education:

  • Senior Executive MBA (at BIBS, Brno)
  • certified management course (OUBS)
  • courses in sales skills, negotiation, HR management, managerial skills

Professional experience:

  • country manager responsible for complex company management, expansion, marketing and sales in FMCG and HR sectors
  • long-time experience in sales and key account management
  • HR consulting and identifying key employees 
  • as a result of his extensive experience, he is an authority on numerous sales and management best practices

Professional motto:

"Work like you'll live forever. Live like you'll die tomorrow." Kirk Kerkorian

 

email:
roman.molek@coachingsystems.cz

Barbora Hajná

Trainer, consultant, coach

Barbora Hajná

Specialties

-          MBTI application to leadership, team management, communication, conflict management, change management

-          Workshop facilitation

-          Organizational consultancy

-          HR processes, including set up of HR information systems

-          Team facilitation

-          Performance coaching

 

Education

-       ACE Coaching Practitioner, Coaching Systems, Praha –  2018

-       Recruitment Academy Certified Professional, Recruitment Academy, Praha – 2018

-       Mediation, Conflict Management International, Praha –  2018

-       MBTI Qualification, OKA, Fairfax, VA, USA, -  2007

-       Building Teams with Type, OKA, Fairfax, VA, USA, - 2008

-       Effective Training Skills, MCE, Brussels – 2006

-       Master´s degree in International Politics and Diplomacy at University of Economics (VŠE), Praha - 2001

 

Professional Experience

-       HR business partnering in recruitment, employee relations, succession planning, learning and development, change management, process improvement, staffing and retention, talent management, employee recognition and reward programs, performance management

-       Developing strategies to address training and development needs of staff; management, budgeting, development and delivery of training programs

-       Managing a team

-       Project management

-       Designing and re-designing functional architecture and interface of HRIS to effectively support HR operations

-       Workshop facilitation – primarily in the area of soft skills

-       Coaching

-       MBTI ® assessment

 

Professional motto

I dream of better future and want to enable people dream of better future too; so that we can break boundaries, explore, fly higher, jump further, dream bigger, do better…

email:
barbora.hajna@coachingsystems.cz
 

Adam Otrusina

Kouč, školitel

Adam Otrusina
Coach, Coach, Trainer

Je mezinárodně certifikovaný kouč a školitel, který se koučování a rozvoji lidského potenciálu věnuje od roku 2014. Za dobu své praxe odkoučoval více než 1 200 hodin a odškolil přes 800 lidí. Jako externista působil také na Mendelově univerzitě v Brně. Svou práci staví na tzv. science-based přístupu postaveném na aktuálních objevech neurovědy a dalších poznatcích o fungování lidského mozku, které převádí do života firem i jednotlivců.

Jako kouč a školitel se zaměřuje zejména na vedoucí pracovníky. Jeho trénink jim pomáhá vylepšit organizaci jejich práce a zefektivnit řídicí i vůdčí schopnosti, jejichž kombinace vytváří z manažerů zdatné leadery. V oblasti leadershipu se zaměřuje na osvojování schopností, jejichž prostřednictvím se zefektivňuje práce týmů a vytváří prostředí, ve kterém poroste výkonnost a spokojenost zaměstnanců.

Vede dva workshopy: „Emoce pod kontrolou“ a „Sociálně-emoční leadership“.

email:
adam.otrusina@coachingsystems.cz
 
 

Office

Vojtěch Zapletal

Office Assistant, Coach

Vojtěch Zapletal

Specialization:

  • Coaching and MBTI®
  • Driving support team and office - customer care, training preparation, administration support, translations
  • Marketing - campaigns, social sites, web administration

Education: 

  • Academy of Coaching Excellence - Practitioner Coach Training
  • Business Economics and Management, Brno University of Technology
    • Activities: Academic Senate member
    • Selected as one of two students awarded by scholarship to attend:
      • Strategic Management, CETYS University, Ensenada, Mexico - International Summer Programme
      • Euroweek: Creativity and Entrepreneurship, from Idea to Business (19 countries, 200 students)
  • Finance, Masaryk University

Professional experience:

  • Sales representative trainee (Dhollandia)
  • Promo team supervisor (Media marketing services)
  • Franchisee representative (Agip, internship)
  • Banking consultant (Komerční banka)
  • Broker assistant (Cyrrus, internship)

Professional motto:

“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” - C. G. Jung

email:
vojtech.zapletal@coachingsystems.cz

Kristina Nohavicová

PA to Norbert Riethof, Coach

Kristina Nohavicová

Specialization:

  • Company management support
  • Customer care 
  • Preparation and evaluation of trainings 
  • Translations

Education:

  • Academy of Coaching Excellence Practitioner- participant 
  • Bc., Education of adults - Prague
  • DiS., HR management - Prague 

Life motto:

“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” ― Dalai Lama


 

 
email:
kristina.nohavicova@coachingsystems.cz

Robert Pergl

IT Manager

Robert Pergl

Areas of specialization:

  • ICT planning and management at Coaching Systems
  • ICT based on Unix/Linux, MacOS and Windows platforms
  • analysis, design and implementation of software systems
  • knowledge management
  • enhancing efficiency and optimizing procedures using ICT
  • quality management

Education:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering (from the Czech Technical University,Prague)
  • PhD in Information Management from the Czech Agricultural University, Prague

Professional experience:

  • nearly 5 years of consulting experience at Deloitte’s Management Consulting department
  • freelance consultant since 2009
  • methodologist and project manager responsible for quality management implementation at FIT from the Czech Technical University, Prague
  • leader of several research projects and Informatics university lecturer at the Czech Agricultural University, Prague
  • co-author of several professional books and study materials
  • tens of publications and presentations at international conferences, locally and abroad, since 2003

Professional motto:

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” – Alan Kay

 

 

email:
robert.pergl@coachingsystems.cz