Dr. Anna Plechata Krausova: X-tream training showed me that my limits are flexible

How did Rector Anna Plechatá Krausová experience the challenges of X-tream Management training? What impact did it have on her, and what benefits did she gain? You will find out in the interview.

Do you hear expressions of dissent in the collective? Congratulations!

What does Katherine Cakin think of Amy C. Edmondson's lecture and psychological safety overall? Why is this topic close to her heart? And what is new in NEWTON's offer?

Advice from a Nerd: How to Ace a Big Test

Read on for 11 effective tips on how to prepare for an important exam. Approach it scientifically, as advised by an experienced nerd, and you're sure to pass.

Game On: Navigating the 21st Century World of Esports

"Game On: Exploring the Thriving World of Esports in the 21st Century" traces esports’ transformation from casual gaming to a global phenomenon, highlighting its economic impact, cultural significance, and technological advancements. The article discusses how esports has grown from local contests to major international events, with a focus on the industry's future challenges and potential.

Tomas Studenik: I want people to take more risks

Czech innovator and entrepreneur Tomas Studenik shares his journey and philosophy on learning from failure. As the pioneer of Prague's FuckUp Nights, Studenik emphasises the normalcy of failure in both personal and professional realms. He elaborates on his transformative approach to setbacks, revealing how embracing and openly discussing failures can foster innovation and resilience.

Amy Edmondson: “Most of us need a playbook for failure”

Edmondson advocates for a playbook tailored to different contexts, challenging the simplistic "fail fast, fail often" mantra. Through fostering environments where failure is embraced as part of the learning process, individuals and teams can cultivate a growth mindset, essential for long-term success in academia, business, and beyond.

Follow these 4 steps to create psychological safety in your teams

4 concrete steps to create a psychologically safe work environment. A task for self-confident managers.

Are you cheating? Or is it imposter syndrome?

Are you cheating? Or is it imposter syndrome?

The big idea: why we need to learn to fail better

An article about the fact that making mistakes is beneficial and can also be learned. Intelligent failure is a necessary condition for progress - personal, professional or scientific.

Leaders Should Make It Safe to Speak Up

It is a matter of good management to create an environment that is psychologically safe enough for employees to have the courage and desire to openly express their opinions. This can prevent a number of fatal errors.

Intelligent Failures vs. Costly Mistakes: Navigating the Innovation Paradox

Article by Amy Edmondson describes intelligent mistakes as a necessary condition for progress and innovation. You can discover something new only in unknown territory, with the risk of failure, after leaving the comfort zone.

Psychological Safety Is Not a Hygiene Factor

Why should a company's strategy be regarded as a living document and reviewed regularly? Clinging to original conclusions can lead to business failure due to the inability to adapt to changing conditions and seize new opportunities. Regularly reviewing and updating the strategy allows companies to stay competitive, respond to market dynamics, and avoid obsolescence.

Your Strategy Should Be a Hypothesis You Constantly Adjust

Why should a company's strategy be taken as a living document and reviewed regularly? Why clinging to original conclusions can cause business failure?

The secret of success: authentic leadership or psychological safety?

5 GenZ New Year's Resolutions

With the new year comes new opportunities. It's time to say goodbye to the past year and make plans for the upcoming one. Forget about those classic resolutions - this year, do it your way, infused with the humour and style that is so unique for you!

NEWTON is a fan of AI and computer games

NEWTON University was a partner of the Game Developers Session Prague 2023 conference, which attracted the biggest stars of the game industry from all over the world.

There can never be enough tips for Christmas gifts - a gift guide inspired by NEWTON family talents

We've got some interesting gift tips for you. And what kind of family would we be if we didn't stick together, right? That's why we've been searching within our NEWTON FAMILY for possible delights.

NEWTON University welcomes its new Chancellor, Dr. Anna Plechata Krausova

Dr. Anna Plechata Krausova, the new Chancellor of NEWTON University, expresses excitement about widening the institution's international reach and emphasises a commitment to integrating diverse perspectives into the learning experience.

Business Class Has a New Member

NEWTON University celebrates its induction into the prestigious Business Graduates Association (BGA), signifying a commitment to world-class business education and unlocking opportunities for students and faculty on an international scale.

Roberto Serrano: game theory's insight into international conflict

Professor Serrano's lecture promises valuable insights into coalition dynamics among nations, corporations, and individuals.

Great coffee and coworking spaces in Prague

Are you new here and wondering where to go for a coffee with your friends? We've got tips for you on great coffee shops in Prague and Brno where you can go for a meeting or a chat, but you can also study or write your term papers in peace. Check them out.

Great coffee and coworking spaces in Brno

Are you new here and wondering where to go for a coffee with your friends? We've got tips for you on great coffee shops in Prague and Brno where you can go for a meeting or a chat, but you can also study or write your term papers in peace. Check them out.

Unlocking Global Opportunities: A Year in Review with NEWTON's International Team

NEWTON's International Team expands global opportunities, partnerships, and academic enrichment. Recap of an exciting year.

Sailing as Our University Sport for 12 Years: Fostering the Skills of Great Leaders

Wind, sea, sun, freedom, faith in one's own abilities and an endless horizon. This is yachting. On NEWTON anyone can become a sailor and gain a lot of unforgettable experiences and valuable experience for personal and professional life. The NEWTON Yacht Club has been operating at NEWTON University for 12 years and the annual NEWTON Cup regatta in Croatia is attended not only by NEWTON students and staff, but also by alumni and friends.

David Hovorka: with a good coach even you can beat Messi

the SK Slavia stopper who won two league titles in the Champions League, the footballer who defended Messi and Lukaku. This is David Hovorka, who is studying for an MSc at NEWTON. Mental Coaching in Sport and Business with Marian Jelinek. Although he had to end his career this year due to serious injuries, he has plenty of plans for the future. He would like to work with youth football and enjoy being in charge of his time. What were his beginnings and what did football bring him?

Children of evacuated Afghan interpreters receive scholarships at NEWTON

Life in Afghanistan has never been easy and was challenging to all Afghans. Hundreds of them were getting killed by suicide attacks, bombs and mines on daily basis. However, people were still keeping hope for a lasting peace which unfortunately never happened, asks Asmatullah Ahmadzai, who along with another student received a scholarship to study at NEWTON University.

How to write accurate prompts for great results in GPT

Learn how to enter prompts to make GPT chat as helpful as possible for your studies or work. We've brought you tips for great prompts that will get you perfect results. Try them now.

Business opportunities in uncertain times. Where to look for them?

According to Margareta Křížová, it is possible to run a successful business in every era. But you need to know the market and your customer thoroughly. The practical webinar provided some essential information and advice from the experienced investor and founder of NEWTON Business Accelerator to help you think about your own business.

Ludmila Navrátilová: sustainability is sexy and profitable for brands

Everyone talks about it, but what does it actually mean. According to Ludmila Navrátilová, it is "a meaningful business that has a chance for the future. Not only does it look far ahead to what impact it will have on the environment, but it also addresses the ethical side, including how we work with our employees and how we value their work.

Jana Bedřichová: Put on HANAJANA and swim with us

Cristian Gallardo: The Time is Now for Latin America!

How to deal with people according to personality type

If you sometimes think in vain about how to talk to some people in order to achieve satisfactory results, the typology of four personalities presented by our student Blanka Adamová will help you. Do you have a fighter, consultant, entertainer or detective in your team? Learn how to use them. Effective communication is sometimes easier than it seems.

Blanka Adamová: I pride myself on the energy I spread around

Blanka Adamová regularly runs a summer sales and leadership programme and lectures to thousands of students. She started her career as one of the top 10% most successful rookies and managed to break into the Top 20 salespeople of all time in the company's 155 year history. But she wasn't always like she is now. Although her job is primarily about communicating with people, there were times when she had trouble giving a presentation in front of a class.

We want to build a comprehensive platform for believers

Matěj Plšek proves that it is possible to come up with a good business plan even within such a conservative institution as the church. With his friend he invented an app that brings together all Christians and through it, people can send donations to a specific parish or congregation. Read the story of a young entrepreneur from Zlín, he received the investment from NEWTON University Angel Fund.

Studying for exams? Learn techniques to help you remember everything

Almost no one can imagine the learning process without memory. We can think of it as a repository in which we store and retrieve information that enables us to learn and perform various activities. There are different types of memory that make it easier for us to remember material. How to best use them?

When dealing with a manipulator, you must not go on the offensive

We encounter some form of manipulation almost every day. Most of us manipulate unconsciously, and only 20 percent of people are pathological manipulators. Unfortunately, it is these disturbed personalities that you may meet at work or are part of your family. Kateřina Bělková, a registered mediator and professional communication specialist, told us how to recognize manipulation, how to defend against it and how to learn assertive communication in her webinar.

Interdisciplinary collaboration at NEWTON’s Management and Social Science Congress

Michael Biggs: academics need to have to integrity to say what they think

Last week, NEWTON was delighted to host Dr. Michael Biggs at the Management and Social Science Congress. Dr. Biggs, a renowned sociologist from the University of Oxford, gave a thought-provoking lecture on ‘Authenticity and Identity: The Transgender Revolution’, shedding light on the origins and evolution of the transgender movement.

The sensational Newton Research & Innovation Week in pictures

21.03 –⁠ 24.03. 2023 NEWTON came alive with events, conferences, celebrities and student projects. Here is a picture gallery of the best moments. What was it like?

Good sleep means good business. Google and Nike know it

A good sleep is half the battle. But how to work when we all sleep differently. Some companies have understood that you need to respect your sleep rhythm in order to perform well. But it's not just about performance. It's also about your intelligence. Lack of sleep hurts her, and you don't need that to be successful.

There are more students than ever - people are finally travelling again after covid!

Improve your presentation skills: learn to use silence and always be prepared

NEWTON in a delegation to Taiwan - important mission supports democratic values

Isaac Newton: scientist, theologian, entrepreneur?

This week, Professor Cornelis J. Schilt will share the untold story of Isaac Newton at the Management and Social Science Congress. In part, it’s a cautionary tale of obsession and avarice, but it’s also a story of vision and genius.

I will never drop kickboxing - world champion Míša Góralczyková

Michaela Góralczyk has been practicing martial arts since she was a child. No wonder, her dad owns a martial arts club where she practically grew up since she was 6 years old. She was into jui jitsu, but then she tried kickboxing, which became her lifelong love. Today she is one of the top 8 in the world in this sport and is preparing for the prestigious European Games.

International Women’s Day is here — and maybe this year, don’t give flowers.

Are you using AI yet? Maximise its potential with these tools

Everybody's talking about her. AI. If you haven't tried it, it's like you haven't. Here's an overview of AI that will make your day-to-day work easier. Need to create an image, remove noise in a video, or make an article? It does it all.

How to create content on LinkedIn that will take your business to the next level

A well-maintained LinkedIn profile will bring you business, clients and strengthen your brand. Create interesting content and use the full potential of the network.

10 tips to improve your English, (mostly!) from the comfort of your own home

Do you want to learn English, but a language school or lessons with a private teacher don't appeal to you? No problem, we have a solution for you. We've put together a few tips to help you master your language skills quickly, from the comfort of your own home and maybe even with a bit of fun. It won't be without work, but we believe our tips will make your job easier.

Avoid rookie mistakes to shine in every interview

Looking for an internship or job? Then you'll need some tips on how to succeed at job interviews. To help you out, we had a chat with Andrea Kráslova, head of the NEWTON Career Centre, and she gave us her golden rules…

Anna Plechatá Krausová: Essay writing is the art of persuasion!

How to bring your business idea to life

8 learning apps to make your life easier

Here are 8 apps that will make your life and exams easier. See which one is right for you?

Improve your revision technique to shine in your exams!

Romana Žihlavníková: if one student fails then it’s their mistake, but if the whole class does then it’s on me!

Alexandra Zhereb: lots of business students aren’t interested in research, but they should be!

Marina Purina: accounting isn’t supposed to be exciting, but it does help you to tell the story of a business

95% of college students procrastinate. So how can you stop?

10 tips for compelling Reels when your imagination has run dry

When it’s okay to tackle legal problems using Google, and when you should call in an expert

Jacek Alinski: students should be encouraged to think and be curious – not only to memorise theory.

Ondrej Benda: Learn the tools to manage changes in your life

Why apply for funding from the NEWTON University Angel Fund?

Love for Apple brought the guys from Basefound to designer chargers

Pablo Maldonado: maths and statistics are crucial to make good business decisions!

Entrepreneur must believe in their products, says Petr Herian

Get clear on what you expect from your intership and take your career into your own hands

How to survive the first winter term? Study occasionally and go to parties

Facebook: great sales channel or network "for the old"?

Jakub Wondreys: it's important to know business context

Jerome Dumetz: studying in English is not as hard as you think!

When I was 18, boys were amazed that I could drive! I’m using TikTok to break stereotypes

NEWTON Welcomes International Scholars for Panel Discussion on Democratic Erosion

NEWTON joins AACSB - prestigious international business school association

A pandemic has changed the world forever. How to find new business opportunities?

I was just a number in the system in high school, says Kamila Sýkorová

EUROPEAN FORUM OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP 2022

Scholarships for Ukrainian students: study in English at NEWTON University

NEWTON University Group management statement on the situation in Ukraine

Meet the NEWTON alumni who’ve been featured in the Forbes 30 under 30

Scholarship programme for the children of Afghan interpreters

YourChance and NEWTON Join Forces to empower youth

Students tackling waste with NEWTON's support

Anna Plechata Krausova: Studying at NEWTON will open doors to the rest of the world for our students

Anna Plechata Krausova: Studying at NEWTON will open doors to the rest of the world for our students

NEWTON College Announces Scholarship Programme for Students from Belarus

Online learning at NEWTON: we’re teaching precisely by the schedule and we’re already excited to meet you

“Learn to work with inspiration, otherwise, you’ll lose it,” advises Kateřina Vařáková

Checklist: Be 100% prepared for your presentation

“Managers are psychologists on the front line,” affirms senior lecturer Ambrozová

Get the most out of yourself and your colleagues with an education in psychology

“Failure is part of learning,” says famous tennis coach Nick Bollettieri

For the sixth time, NEWTON College was ranked the best private university in the Czech Republic

Podpořit.cz: A group of friends from NEWTON is changing the world around them for the better

Students Michael Topinka and Šimon Weiss make T-shirts that are reminiscent of Czech history

Student Immanuel Adenubi: Innovations have swallowed the most money in our business

“Think creatively, otherwise, you won’t survive digitalisation,” counsels Milan Formánek

Forbes' top Czech success stories: insights from NEWTON alumni

4 basic reasons why your BSc. at NEWTON will prepare you well for life

8 steps for handing over the management of a company and retiring before your 30s

Web & Brand: The most interesting parts of Karel Novotný and Jan Řezáč’s lecture

What a free company is based on according to David Kašper

The story of Lumír Kunz: From Bloodsport to leading Aukro

“I recommend doing business with friends, however, you have to set clear values,” says Lumír Kunz

X-tream Management is changing its participants’ career paths

We’re flying to space but don’t even know ourselves: Lecture by Marian Jelínek