Dr. Barbara A. Trautlein is the author of the best-selling book Change Intelligence: Use the Power of CQ to Lead Change that Sticks 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.
In addition to her 'hands on' work with clients, she is a recognized expert, author and researcher on leadership and change management best practices. Her blend of research and real-world expertise makes her an in-demand speaker at conferences around the world. 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, Cisco, Deloitte, Dunkin' Brands, the Ford Motor Company, the NYPD, and Save the Children. Barbara holds a doctorate in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan.