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For 20 years, Praxis Partners has been working with and helping organizations meet their potential. By working and partnering with us, organizations can unlock key insights into their current talent potential and understand how to break through the hurdles to realize it.

Based on the notion of achieving the point where theory meets reality, Praxis Partners employs an approach based on human psychology, behavioral science and best-in-class business management practices to analyze talent potential and enable its successful realization.

Who We Are and What We Do

Praxis Partners offers a unique bespoke services which are customized to each client, whether an organization or an individual seeking to make the best career choices given their situation. 

Our central belief is that successful professionals and  organizations share two core strengths- they understand and manage their finances exceptionally well and they recruit and retain the best talent for their business mission and values.

Praxis Partners

Irene Taylor

Managing Partner

Steve Tsao

Consulting Partner

We offer unique bespoke services which are customized to each client, whether an organization or an individual seeking to make the best career choices given their situation. 

Our central belief is that successful professionals and  organizations share two core strengths- they understand and manage their finances exceptionally well and they recruit and retain the best talent for their business mission and values.

“Success doesn’t come to you. You go to it.” – Marva Collins

Featured Articles

Building a Formula for Value

What is the primary determinant of Enterprise Value? Many formulas exist but always remember that value is derived from what is transferable, repeatable and predictable. Dynasties rise and fall but systems are built to last.
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Emotional Intelligence and the Leadership Trap

There are many studies on reasons for organizational failures. However, in listing many commonly noted reasons including lack of market differentiation, toxic cultures, inadequate financial management, in reality these are all just derivatives of one critical root cause: Poor Leadership and Self-Awareness.
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Your First Step: Developing an Internal Locus of Control

Now more than ever, self empowerment and developing the right mindset are critical to not only get to the finish line but through it. These 4 key steps will help you develop your internal locus of control.
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Does Money Impact Motivation?

What role does money play on motivation? We look at the evolution of the study of motivation and analyze 4 expert perspectives along the way.
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Irene Taylor

Managing Partner

Irene Taylor is a recognized leader in the areas of Leadership and Organizational Development. She has worked with and in several major financial institutions, extensively as a writer and coach in the legal profession, and in the public sector as a speaker, writer and coach. Today Irene continues to study assess, recruit , mentor and consult with top talent leaders in her continuing quest to better understand the dynamics of top performers.

Irene has taught Leadership and Organizational Behavior at University of Toronto’s school of Continuing Studies and at the Human Resources Professional Association. She has developed award winning programs with and through a team of professionals at Royal Bank and has led every stage of development from needs analysis through evaluation of results. As one of the Founding Partners of Lexpert, Irene was instrumental in the recruitment and management of a high performance team of professionals and interns from the legal community.

Steve Tsao

Consulting Partner

Steve Tsao, CPA, CA is a finance professional with over 15 years of experience in the financial and professional services industry. Having previously led teams at different maturity stages from start-up to enterprise, he has enjoyed extensive experience in various roles developing a versatile and comprehensive vision of best practices and industry standards.

His approach balances insight into process improvements, policy and systems and the human impact in organizational development. As a great believer in the Servant Leadership approach and with a deep passion for organizational behavior and human psychology, Steve offers business management and CFO advisory services for companies in need of flexible and customized financial, operational and risk management solutions.