E43 Barbara Trautlein with Change Catalysts
Do you know your IQ? We are all familiar with IQ as a measure of our Intelligence. There has also been a lot of buzz about EQ and our understanding of Emotional Intelligence. In this episode we learn about CQ as a measure of our Change Intelligence with Change Management expert Barbara Trautlein.
This was a fascinating discussion that helped me better understand change concepts from Barbara who is the creator of the CQ System for Developing Change Intelligence. Barbara shares the meaning of CQ and provides easy to follow examples to relate to our own experiences. She walks us through her model and the meaning of leading with Head, Heart, or Hands.
After taking the CQ Assessment I learned that my Change Leader Style is Coach. What is your style? Are you a Coach, Visionary, Executer, Adapter or another Change Leader Style? Listen in to hear Barbara explain the different Styles and how we can use this understanding to improve our ability to deliver successful change initiatives.
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At Change Catalysts, LLC we design and deliver customized solutions that catalyze change to produce transformational leadership, organizational, and bottom-line business results. We have partnered with clients for over three decades to plan, design, implement, evaluate, and improve organizational, team, and individual performance. We structure programs and processes responsive to our clients’ unique visions and cultures that have proven to be successful and sustainable compared to alternate approaches.
We keep our fingers on the pulse of global business trends through our innovative, proprietary research initiatives, enabling our strategies to be continually fresh, relevant, and grounded. Change Catalysts is a certified woman-owned business and a Qualified Education Provider with the Association for Talent Development (ATD), Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP), the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI), the International Coaching Federation (ICF), the Project Management Institute (PMI), and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
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Clients served include Abbott Laboratories, AbbVie, Allstate, Amnesty International, ArcelorMittal, Ascension Healthcare, Baxter, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BP, CareerBuilder, Cisco, Deloitte, DSM, Dunkin’ Brands, Exelon, Ford Motor Company, Grainger, GM, Harvard University, Hyatt, Liberty Mutual, Motorola, the National Institutes of Health, NiSource, Northwestern University, the NYPD, RSM, Rush Medical Center, Save the Children, Schneider Electric, Steel Dynamics, Sears, United Airlines, University Hospitals, US Cellular, ThyssenKrupp, and Whole Foods.
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.
In 2015 she had the honor of being awarded Change Management Consultant of the Year by the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP) Midwest Chapter. 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 500 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 Ascension Healthcare, BP, Cisco, Ford, the NYPD, and Save the Children. Barbara holds a doctorate in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan.
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