Barbara A. Trautlein, PhD is author of the best-selling book Change Intelligence: Use the Power of CQ to Lead Change that Sticks, principal and founder of Change Catalysts, and originator of the CQ System for Developing Change Intelligent Leaders and Organizations. For over 25 years, Barbara has coached executives, trained leaders at all levels, certified change agents, and facilitated mission-critical change management initiatives - achieving bottom-line business and powerful leadership results for clients. She is gifted at sharing strategies and tactics that are accessible, actionable, and immediately applicable. Her blend of research and real-world expertise makes her an in-demand speaker at conferences in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Barbara has a unique ability to connect with her audiences, from C-level executives in Fortune 50 organizations to front line employees, and across industries, from steel mills to sales teams, refineries to retail outlets, and healthcare to high tech. Clients served include Abbot Laboratories, BP, Cisco, Ford Motor Company, the NYPD, and United Airlines. Barbara holds a doctorate in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan.
Upcoming Conference Sessions Featuring Barbara A. Trautlein, Ph.D.
“Overcoming resistance to change” – the holy grail of change management for the HR leader! So often, we start out with the best intentions to steer people toward brighter horizons, and then run into the wall of resistance. We can transition from feeling like we’re working “with” and “for” people, to doing something “to” or “against” or even “in spite of” “them”! Yet, what can we control? Only ourselves!
What “looks like” resistance in others is an opportunity for us as leaders to ensure that we are giving people what they need to “get it” (cognitively - focusing on the “Head” – the “what and why” of the change), to “want it” (emotionally - focusing on the “Heart” – the “who” of the change) and to be able to “do it” (behaviorally - focusing on the ...Read More
Content Featuring Barbara A. Trautlein, Ph.D.
Discover how you can integrate coaching into your organization’s change management toolbox to enhance communication, leadership buy-in and employees’ resilience, and explore the impact coaching can have on change management initiatives.
A strategy-first mindset is your greatest resource for managing our highly unpredictable business environments. Rather tragedy or triumph, you have to expect the unexpected and be ready to capitalize on whatever comes your way. Start by becoming more strategic.
Explore how to capitalize on real-time changes happening in your organization proactively as “pop-up learning labs” to accelerate application from the classroom to the field, coach executives and managers of high potential talent to adopt a common language and process that engages change up, down and across the organization, and move beyond supporting the business strategy to driving the business strategy and molding an agile, change-capable culture and agile, change-capable leaders.
Organizations of all shapes and sizes are feeling the pressure to find new ways to proactively lead change and to develop agile leaders and culture. Yet, the research continues to show that 70% of change initiatives fail. And, many of ...Read more
Are you frustrated that no matter what you try, your change initiatives seem to either fail outright or produce gains that don’t last? As many as 70% of organizational change initiatives fall short of expectations. In this HCI Keynote ...Read more
The ability to adapt to change is critical in a dynamic workplace, and by implementing change intelligence from the top down, HCM leaders can ensure this competency is integrated into the larger organizational culture.