Dr. Robert Barner is an Associate Professor of Clinical Services within Southern Methodist University’s Graduate Program in Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management. He has trained over 400 individuals in the Executive Coaching Certificate Program that he directs for SMU. Dr. Barner is the author of seven previous books, including 'Building Better Teams', 'Accelerating Your Development as a Leader', and 'Bench Strength', that have been translated into several languages. Prior to joining SMU, Dr Barner spent thirty years as a talent development executive in the private sector, where he gained extensive experience in coaching C-Level executives and high-potential leaders.
Dr. Ken Ideus’ work in human development spans over 40 years. His experience includes behavioural health, corporate leadership, organizational change and voice communications. Following a successful corporate career, Ken established a private business in London. Executive coaching has been a key element of his professional life over the years. Working with and coaching executives from Angola, South Africa, Brazil, Chile, Central and Eastern Europe, Cyprus, India, China and numerous other countries, has provided Ken with unique insights into working with individuals from highly diverse cultural domains. Ken now resides between London and Cape Town.