GA 168 | How to Leverage Change Intelligence with Barbara Trautlein

This week’s guest is Barbara Trautlein, the founder of Change Catalysts. Barbara and Ron discussed change management, specifically why change fails and how people define failure. Barbara also explained the concept of Change Intelligence, and how it can help us all be better leaders. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The quote that inspires Barbara (4:09)
  • Barbara’s background (4:35)
  • Why most change projects fail (7:37)
  • The definition of failure (9:40)
  • About the people side (12:18)
  • What Changed Intelligence is (14:13)
  • The different styles of leadership (16:49)
  • The trends Barbara has seen (25:33)
  • Actions and strategies for applying this methodology (29:35)
  • What “Respect for People” means to Barbara (31:37)
  • The best advice Barbara has ever received (33:33)
  • What Barbara is most proud of (34:31)
  • What Barbara would tell her younger self (35:19)
  • About Barbara’s book (37:33)

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Based on Barbara’s descriptions, which kind of leader do you think you are?


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