Barbara A. Trautlein, Ph.D.

Principal and Founder, Change Catalysts, LLC

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.


Learning to Change: Strategies to Successfully Lead Change and Build a Better Culture

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 the leaders inside these organizations are struggling to find a solution to break the “change failure cycle” and build a meaningful culture.  Despite this urgent need for leadership development as part of the solution, less than half of the organizations that acknowledge this need actually have a formal process for developing high-potential talent. As a result, leaders are not equipped with the mindset and skills they need to successfully lead change and transform the culture – for the better.

In this dynamic keynote, you’ll hear about how three organizations invested in their leaders during a time of significant change and strategically combined leadership development with cultural transformation in order ...

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Content Featuring Barbara A. Trautlein, Ph.D.

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The Time to Intelligently Manage Change is Now

September 23, 2015 | Barbara Trautlein, Matt Poepsel

Don't be afraid of changes because we've built this world around new ideas which help to drive innovation and creativity. However there is a way to be more strategic about change and this webcast will clue you in on scientific methods to gauge the change tolerance of your workforce to better equip you for success in the long run.