This episode of Coaching Revealed features Richard Boyatzis, a renowned author and professor, recognized as a leading expert in leadership, development, and the founder of Intentional Change Theory. As a distinguished university professor, he has significantly impacted the field of psychology and motivation through his research.

Boyatzis discusses his background, emphasizing his passion for understanding sustained desire-driven change at all levels, from individuals to organizations and communities. He describes intentional change theory, highlighting the importance of starting with a desired change, rooted in personal dreams rather than external pressures. The conversation delves into the challenges of sustained change, questioning the conventional reliance on feedback.

Boyatzis shares that feedback is often misused, urging for a more nuanced approach based on understanding individual dreams and fostering positive emotional attractors. He emphasizes the role of coaching in navigating these complexities and fostering resonant relationships.

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