Katrina’s Interviews

Interviews on transforming difficult leaders (sometimes called brilliant jerks) to be inspiring leaders. Please click on the button below to listen to Katrina’s interviews.

Soul Inspired Leadership Podcast

Soul Inspired Leadership Podcast with Ross Swan

What do you mean when you talk about brilliant jerks? A billion jerk is somebody that is a high achiever. Usually very bright because they’re brilliant in their area of expertise. They give big results for companies because they’re very driven, but it causes a lot of turnover and stress in the company. It’s because usually they are interpersonally blind.

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DreamBiz Blog

Dream Business Radio #417 with Captain Jim Palmer

On this week’s Dream Business Radio Show, I interview the Founder and CEO Excellent Coaching LLC, Dr. Katrina Burrus. Dr. Burris is known for “fast tracking leaders to the C-suite and beyond” and for “Transforming brilliant jerks into inspiring leaders. This is a high-power interview.

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The Minding Your Business Podcast

The Minding Your Business Podcast with Ron “Champ” Brooks

Dr. Katrina Burrus, P.h.D., MCC of Excellent Executive Coaching

Dr. Katrina joins this episode to discuss operational development, defines what a “brilliant jerk” is in the workplace, the importance of culture in any organization, her podcast and books, and an inspirational best practice that will be beneficial to you!

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The Transformative Leader Podcast

The Transfomative Leadership with Amir Ghannad

“Working with Brilliant Jerks” – An Interview with Dr. Katrina Burrus

In this episode, Amir talks with speaker, author, and master coach, Katrina Burrus, about the psychology of “brilliant jerks,“ how to effectively work with them, and how to support them in making the leap to become inspiring leaders.

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Work-Life Brilliance Podcast

The Work-Life Balance with Jennifer R. Green

“The Redemption of Jerks: An Interview with Dr. Katrina Burrus”

#059: Listen in on this interview with Dr. Katrina Burrus, who specializes in coaching & rehabilitating jerks.

Most of us know what it feels like to work for a jerk. The costs are high: costs to the bottom line, productivity, morale. And working for a jerk can literally make us ill. But what does it take to actually turn a jerk into an inspirational leader? Find out in this episode.

If you work for a jerk…or are are ruthless to yourself–beating yourself up on a regular basis–you can take the Self-Awareness program, and in a few hours turn from victim to a calm, productive powerhouse.

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Money Savage Podcast

Money Savage podcast by George Grombacher

“Brilliant Jerks with Dr. Katrina Burrus”

On this episode of Money Savage ENGAGE, we talked about what to do when a brilliant person in an organization also happens to be a jerk, the danger of doing nothing, and how to help that person develop awareness, increase emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills, with Dr. Katrina Burrus, CEO of Excellent Executive Coaching, speaker, author and podcast host. Listen to learn a process for successfully dealing with difficult people in your workplace! For the Difference Making Tip, scan ahead to 18:15!

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