Dr. Natasha Todorovic-Cowan MBA CEO, National Values Center Consulting
Owner, Spiral Dynamics®
Whether it is resistance to change, cultures in conflict, strategic partnerships, dysfunctional teams, incongruent leadership, or strategy implementation, Natasha Todorovic-Cowan’s expertise includes unraveling the people side of organizational problems from C-suite to shop floor, enabling leaders to make informed change choices.
Natasha comes from a country that no longer exists. She lived in 3 countries before the age of 7. Her industry disappeared over night. And, as part of two acquisitions, she is no stranger to change. Rooted in 70 years of research and application in mid-market, global Fortune 500 organizations, and government agencies, Natasha has more than 25 years of experience applying her proprietary SPIRAL DYNAMICS® Cultural DNA and Change Readiness Index to predict hurdles to change. She has delivered over 100 SPIRAL DYNAMICS® Programs in 14 countries on 5 continents. She helps leaders and teams around the world to become change ready – getting to the heart of what stands in the way of organizational goals.
Natasha is co-author with NVC Consulting’s late co-founder, Christopher C. Cowan (writer of Spiral Dynamics: Mastering Leadership, Values and Change), of The Human Spiral.
Natasha’s More Popular Talks
THE LEADERSHIP TRAP: 6 Pitfalls that Sabotage Leaders’ Power and Authority
Value Add for the Audience: Billions of dollars are spent every year on leadership training, coaching, and consulting that doesn’t work. Your audience will understand why, and learn to recognize which hole they’ve landed in, how to stop digging, and the science behind leading.
NAVIGATING CHANGE IN A RAPIDLY SHIFTING ENVIRONMENT
Value Add for the Audience: Does the thought of change leave you exhausted, rolling your eyes, or with a sick feeling at the pit of your stomach? Your audience will become more change aware, more adept in the workplace and tackle change like a boss.
What They are Saying
“Natasha has an uncanny ability to connect with the audience and take them on a journey of discovery and greater understanding. She provides both the science and beliefs behind resilience — as well as the window into why people behave the way that they do. Most importantly, she equipped our audience with practical tools to make lasting, transformational change in their organizations. Natasha is a truly inspiring speaker who is also a wonderful human being, and someone who I’m proud to recommend.” – Angelique Rewers, CEO, The Corporate Agent
“Natasha is so much more than a high-energy, dynamic, and mesmerizing speaker. She is a renowned expert who brings decades of brain science and real-world experience to tackle the every day, real-world problems that are sabotaging organizations — especially those involved in crucial change initiatives. Our entire audience was enthralled with the much-needed strategies she provided. She did her homework, and it showed.” – Phil Dyer, EVP, The Corporate Agent
“The world is changing more rapidly than ever. While we give lip service to the “people stuff”, Natasha speaks to it directly with heart and deep knowledge. Whether leadership, culture or change, individual, social or corporate, your audience will glean powerful insights they can immediately apply.” – Steve Olsher, Founder of Liquor.com & NYT Bestselling Author of What is Your WHAT?
“Natasha was able to easily flex to our style and to meet the approach that our listeners have come to expect from us as the Transition Radio brand. She has a powerful message that moved me and the audience. Because she’s open and easily relatable, I believe she is a great candidate” — Ken D. Foster, Best-Selling Author, Co-Host of Transition Radio
“Natasha, you rocked the podcast lady. Well done. All you other podcasters, she’s effing awesome! Don’t. Miss. Out.” — Doug Sandler, The Nice Guys on Business and BizWiz
“Natasha Todorovic-Cowan and Spiral Dynamics electrified the studio when she did Transition Radio. Her great energy combined with her brilliance is the ultimate Dynamic Duo.” – Paula Shaw
A Sample of Natasha’s Research Topics
Political Values in America: National survey of 2100 politically active party members (Democrats, Independents, Republicans, Greens, Libertarians)
Social Attitudes in 9 countries (UK, US, Australia, South Africa, South America, Russia, etc.)
Virtual Teams: Building High Performance, Collaboration, and Trust
Context and People “Blindness” as a Built in Bias Undermining Leadership Performance