Conversational Intelligence® Leaders

Under the leadership of our co-founder, Richard D. Glaser, PhD, The CreatingWE® Institute works with organizations seeking to enhance their brand stature and leadership strengths in the face of ever-increasing competitive challenges.

Conversational Intelligence® Leaders

Headed by María Escobar-Bordyn - Debra, Rhonda, Ute and Wendy - all have many years of working closely with Judith by successfully employing Conversational Intelligence® with senior management, corporate teams and large organizations, both private and public.  Nicklas is The CreatingWE Institute’s neuroscience researcher and is intimately involved in the use of our Catalyst Tools® with our clients.

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“The key in business is the leader's ability to enable everyone to feel like they are part of a winning team – we know this mantra in our hearts, yet making it happen is much more difficult. The CreatingWE® Institute gives leaders a roadmap for shaping the DNA of their company – creating a culture of inspired leadership & ownership of the future.”
— Judith E. Glaser

Ute Franzen Waschke

Ute Franzen-Waschke

C-IQ Leader, Senior Consultant and Coach
Communication & Organizational Culture

Ute, who has an MA in Coaching and International Business Communication and holds a PCC from the ICF, is passionate about developing people for the international workplace. She has many years of experience working with individuals and teams on various aspects of communication, relationships at work and cultural issues in organizational settings.

Ute has coached a variety of corporate clients and their employees. Her specialty areas include:

  • international communication skills

  • coaching across all organizational levels and hierarchies

  • meeting and workshop facilitation (virtual and face-to-face)

  • supporting employees in developing confidence in various business contexts

As a coach, Ute supports her clients in building on their natural strengths, discovering new perspectives and co-creating solutions through conversations. Her passion, however, is the neuroscience of conversations and Conversational Intelligence®. She is a C-IQ certified coach and had the honor to both learn from and be mentored by Judith E. Glaser. She was selected to be part of the C-IQ leadership team in 2018, and since then, has since then worked with them to certify coaches in Judith’s body of work. 

Ute is also a speaker at conferences, as well as a member of the Forbes Coach Council. publishing articles on change initiatives and corporate culture. Before founding her own boutique coaching firm, she worked for multi-national companies across Germany working in project offices, customer documentation departments, and as an internal trainer for multicultural project teams.

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