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.

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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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 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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