Change Agents Academy

“No problem can stand the assault of sustained thinking.” – Voltaire

Who Are We?

The Change Agents Academy is a group of high performing individuals that help others facilitate transformation on personal, professional, and organizational levels. 

Our Massive Transformative Purpose:

Create One Million Change Agents! #1mca

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What is a Change Agent?

A change agent is an individual that facilitates and promotes positive transformation within an organization, community, or society. Change agents have the thoughts, habits, narrative, persistence, accelerated skills, mindfulness, and system thinking to create lasting, systemic transformations. Change agents facilitate transformation by challenging the status quo, identifying problems, proposing solutions, and inspiring and motivating others to adopt new behaviors, beliefs, and practices. Change agents are excellent communicators, leaders, and problem-solvers that can overcome any resistance in their way.

What is an Academy?

An academy is an institution or organization that is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, learning, and skills in a particular field or discipline. The term “academy” generally implies a focus on specialized training, learning, or the exchange of ideas and knowledge within a specific area of expertise. At the Change Agents Academy, we’re advancing personal, professional, and organizational transformation.

What is the Change Agents Mindset?

At the Change Agents Academy, we help each other learn, practice, and master the Change Agent Mindset by teaching, and living, the seven lenses of a Change Agent. At the Change Agents Academy, we borrowed the learning methodology of SoDoTo from medical schools which means we see one, do one, and teach one. As we teach one another, we learn at our highest level. 

The Change Agents Mindset is the mindset that will be invaluable in the future. Change is no longer constant, change is accelerating. To keep up with this rate of change, we must fundamentally disrupt how we think, act, and feel to facilitate transformation. Cue the Change Agents Mindset…

Transform Your Life, Profession, and Organization

Discover a powerful new framework for personal and professional transformation, based on the bestselling book, Exponential Theory by Aaron Bare, founder of Change Agents Academy.

Embrace the Change Agents Mindset and begin your journey to becoming an agent of change, transforming your life, career, and organization.

  1. Embrace Your Reality: Your thoughts shape your world. Trust in your wisdom and instincts, knowing that your perception is your reality. Unlock the power of a positive mindset to create the life you desire.
  2. Cultivate Empowering Habits: Your daily habits define your success. Invest time in refining your personal habits to build a solid foundation for achieving your goals. Experience the profound impact of small, consistent actions over time.
  3. Master Your Attitude: Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react. Cultivate gratitude and resilience, and watch as challenges become opportunities for growth and self-discovery.
  4. Release Resistance: Let go of negativity and embrace forgiveness. Free yourself from the burden of past mistakes and embrace the power of moving forward.
  5. Cherish the Journey: Goals are important, while true fulfillment lies in the journey itself. Embrace the process and discover the joy of learning, growing, and evolving along the way.
  6. Live in the Moment: Be present and fully engaged in your life. Experience the beauty of each moment, realizing that now is all we truly have.
  7. Connect with the Oneness: Love unconditionally and recognize the interconnectedness of all things. Tap into the universal energy that binds us all, promoting harmony and understanding.

Begin the transformation today by adopting the Change Agents Mindset. Unlock your potential, inspire change in others, and make a lasting impact on the world. Explore our website to learn more about the Change Agents Academy and how you can become an agent of change.

The XMBA: The Path to Mastering the Change Agents Mindset

Discover an unparalleled growth experience designed to help our members embody the Change Agents Mindset and create meaningful personal, professional, and organizational transformation. The XMBA is an immersive journey that empowers our members to see, do, and teach the Change Agents Mindset through hands-on exercises, challenges, and collaboration.

The XMBA Experience: Learn, Apply, and Share the Change Agents Mindset

Our unique process will guide our members through three transformative stages:

  1. See the Change Agents Mindset: Understand the principles and practices behind the seven lenses of the Change Agents Mindset, and recognize their potential to impact both life and career.
  2. Do the Change Agents Mindset: Engage with hands-on exercises and collaborate with buddy pairs to apply the mindset in real-life scenarios. Learn from shared experiences and refine our approach.
  3. Teach the Change Agents Mindset: Demonstrate mastery by facilitating transformation through a culminating capstone project. Build on existing work or create your own, such as “30 Days to Sales Success” or “30 Days to Creating a New Habit,” and share insights with the community.

Key Benefits of the XMBA Experience:

  • Acquire future-ready skills: Develop vital competencies like problem-solving, creative thinking, emotional intelligence, adaptability, and more, preparing you for a rapidly evolving world.
  • Benefit from a community of unconditional giving: Connect with like-minded Change Agents dedicated to sharing their knowledge, experiences, and support, fostering a culture of collaboration and accelerated learning.
  • Master exponential strategies and processes: Learn to apply innovative strategies, leverage mental models, and harness cutting-edge processes to achieve exponential growth in your personal and professional life.
  • Access exclusive resources: Tap into a vast growing library of templates, tools, and resources tailored to empower Change Agents in their pursuit of growth and success.
  • Implement actionable insights: Apply newfound knowledge within organizations, driving transformative change and exponential growth.

Join the Change Agents Academy and embark on the XMBA journey to unlock team member’s potential, inspire change in others, and make a lasting impact on the world. Experience the power of an exceptional learning community that helps us go further, together.

Experience the Power of the Change Agents Mindset: Unlock the Skills for the Future

At the Change Agents Academy, our mission is to help individuals and organizations unlock their full potential by mastering the 10 Skills of the Future, as identified by the Institute for the Future. Through the transformative journey of the Change Agents Mindset, you will discover how each of the seven lenses supports the development of these critical skills:

Embrace Your Reality: Develop Sense-making and Cognitive Load Management

  • By recognizing the power of your perception and thoughts, you’ll learn to synthesize vast amounts of information, identify patterns, and make informed decisions. Efficiently managing cognitive resources will enable you to maintain focus and learn effectively.

Cultivate Empowering Habits: Enhance Novel and Adaptive Thinking, Design Mindset, and Computational Thinking

  • By focusing on personal habits, you’ll foster creative thinking, adaptability, and a problem-solving approach that focuses on user needs and experiences. Sharpen your quantitative reasoning skills to analyze complex data and make data-driven decisions.

Master Your Attitude: Boost Social Intelligence and New Media Literacy

  • A positive attitude helps you connect with others on a deeper level, fostering empathy, effective communication, and collaboration. Enhance your skills in navigating new media landscapes and leveraging these platforms for communication and collaboration.

Release Resistance: Improve Transdisciplinarity and Cross-cultural Competency

  • By letting go of negativity and embracing forgiveness, you’ll encourage drawing upon multiple disciplines and perspectives to develop holistic solutions. Enhance your ability to work effectively with diverse teams and thrive in a global business environment.

Cherish the Journey: Foster Sense-making and Cognitive Load Management

  • Embracing the journey allows you to synthesize information, identify patterns, and make informed decisions. Efficiently managing cognitive resources will enable you to maintain focus and learn effectively.

Live in the Moment: Drive Virtual Collaboration

  • Being present and fully engaged in each moment empowers you to work effectively in virtual teams, using digital tools to collaborate and communicate with remote colleagues.

Connect with the Oneness: Cultivate Cross-cultural Competency and Social Intelligence

  • By recognizing the interconnectedness of all things, you’ll develop empathy and enhance your ability to work effectively with diverse teams. Foster a deeper connection with others, improving communication and collaboration.

Experience the transformative power of the Change Agents Mindset and unlock the Skills for the Future. Join the Change Agents Academy and embrace a journey that will leave you thinking, “Wow, this is exactly what I’ve been looking for!” Achieve exponential growth and success for yourself and your organization.

The XMBA Experience: Unleashing the Power of the Change Agent Mindset

Embark on a transformative journey with the Change Agents Academy’s XMBA experience, where your team will evolve into a driving force of innovation and growth. This is not just another course; it’s a tailored investment in your team’s potential, meticulously crafted to awaken their Change Agent mindset and propel your organization to new heights.

Aaron Bare, a renowned facilitator and strategic thinker, has distilled the mindset, beliefs, and attitudes of industry visionaries like Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Larry Page into the Exponential Theory. The XMBA experience brings this priceless wisdom directly to your team, empowering them to lead your organization into an era of exponential growth.

Discover the XMBA Difference:

  1. Cultivate a Future-Ready Team: As your team embraces the Change Agent mindset, they’ll develop the skills, knowledge, and adaptability they need to thrive in an ever-changing business landscape.
  2. Boost Employee Morale and Engagement: Investing in your team’s growth demonstrates your unwavering commitment to their success, fostering a positive work environment and increased employee satisfaction.
  3. Unlock Your Team’s Full Potential: The XMBA experience helps your team tap into their innate creativity, problem-solving abilities, and innovative thinking, driving your organization forward with renewed momentum.
  4. Enhance Organizational Agility: Empower your team to effectively adapt and respond to new challenges, ensuring your organization remains agile and competitive in an ever-evolving market.
  5. Drive Exponential Growth: Guided by the Change Agent mindset, your team will be primed to identify growth opportunities and implement strategies that propel your organization to achieve exponential results.

As your team journeys through the XMBA experience, they’ll intuitively connect with the seven lenses of the Change Agents Mindset, unlocking their full potential as innovative and forward-thinking leaders.

Invest in your team’s success with the Change Agents Academy’s XMBA experience, and witness their transformation into a powerful force of change, leading your organization towards a prosperous and innovative future.

Where Has Change Agents Academy Made an Impact?

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The Change Agents Academy has made a significant impact on organizations across various industries and regions worldwide. Our members benefit from Change Agents’ extensive experience working with top-tier companies, global consultancies, prestigious universities, and influential government organizations. Here’s a glimpse into the impressive portfolio of organizations that have experienced the transformative power of the Change Agents Academy:

  • Global Consultancies: Aaron has collaborated and facilitated with leading firms like Oxford Leadership, Warm Decent Human Beings, Kaos Pilot, Hyper Island, Mission Control, and Accenture, bringing innovative solutions to the table.
  • Academia: Aaron has shared his expertise at renowned universities such as Harvard, Stanford, MIT, Singularity, Thunderbird, ASU, Duke, George Washington, and many more, shaping the minds of future leaders and changemakers.
  • Technology Sector: Members of the Change Agents Academy can learn from Aaron’s work with tech giants like Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Tesla, Cisco, Adobe, Intel, HP, and many others, gaining insights into the strategies that drive industry leaders.
  • Automotive Industry: Aaron has facilitated change for companies like Daimler, GM, Carmera, AutoFleet, Maniv Mobility, Via, Filld, Ridecell, Tom Tom, Wrench, Migo, Drive.AI, Iris, Delphi, Marble, and GogoVan, helping to shape the future of transportation.
  • Banking and Finance: Change Agents Academy members benefit from Aaron’s experience working with financial powerhouses like Belfius Bank, JP Morgan, BNY Melon, Barclays, The Lending Club, Paypal, Intuit, The Met, TIAA-CREF, MetLife, AM
    EX, AIG, Danske Bank, and Citi. 
  • Telecommunications: Aaron has facilitated change for industry leaders such as Singtel, AT&T, Siemens, Ameritech, SNET, and Pac Bell, enabling members to understand the dynamics of this ever-evolving sector.
  • Transportation: Aaron has worked with major transportation players like Boeing, Embrear, KLM, Novo Nordisk, DHL, UPS, FedEx, Uber, Eurostar, Network Rail, Virgin, NASA, Windward, Via, Maersk, Donkey Republic, Harley-Davidson, Faxi, Carwow, and Wayfindr.
  • Media: The Change Agents Academy draws upon Aaron’s experience with leading media companies like Vice Media, Keshet, Telemundo, NBC, Comedy Central, and Viacom, providing members with a comprehensive understanding of the media landscape.
  • Energy: Aaron’s work with BP, British Gas, APS, SRP, and Shell has positioned him as an influential figure in the energy sector, benefiting members looking to make an impact in this essential industry.
  • Consumer Product Goods: Members of the Change Agents Academy can learn from Aaron’s experience with globally recognized brands like Coca-Cola, Starbucks, Lego, REI, Adidas, Nike, FujiFilm, Clorox, Dupont, Morning Star, Modcloth, ASOS, Pfizer, JnJ, L’Oreal, Gilt, Household, Sainsbury, Tony’s Chocolonely, Carousell, and Eu Yan Sang.
  • Government: Aaron has facilitated change within organizations like Arizona Commerce Authority, Copenhagen Institute of Future Studies, Green Mobility, Copenhagen Solutions Lab, Amsterdam Institute, Port of Rotterdam, Tel Aviv Smart Cities, Israel Smart Cities, Israel Smart Mobility Initiative, San Francisco, Seattle DOT, Future Cities Catapult, and Singapore Ministry of Transport.

By joining the Change Agents Academy, our members become part of an elite group of changemakers, learning from Aaron Bare’s vast experience and success across diverse industries and sectors.

Act Now: Experience the Change Agents Academy Difference

At Change Agents Academy, we empower our members with the tools they need to achieve their desired outcomes. Our facilitated experiences focus on creating Vision, Understanding, Clarity, and Agility, using the New VUCA Model explained in Exponential Theory.

Our approach delivers a higher return on investment than traditional learning and development methods. With a variety of Change Agents to deploy on each project, we create 10x exponential results. By capturing Group Flow, we align teams with a common purpose, making it easier to be part of something bigger than oneself.

Secure Your Spot in the Change Agents Academy Today!

A Limited-Time Opportunity

At Change Agents Academy, we pride ourselves on offering a distinctive learning experience that goes beyond traditional methods. Our unique approach is built on the powerful concept of Flow Mechanics, which has consistently led to over a 50% increase in productivity for our clients. Our facilitation methods focus on collaboration, flexibility, and immediate impact, enabling our members to achieve 10x exponential results on their investment.

The Change Agents Academy Exclusive Benefits:

  1. Harness the power of facilitation: Our process emphasizes thinking, collaboration, and flexibility over traditional, linear approaches to learning. By aligning your team in action rather than consensus, we capture Group Flow and create momentum towards a shared purpose.
  2. Customized experiences: Engage with Aaron Bare and the Change Agents Academy through a variety of offerings, including custom speaking, workshops, and board meeting facilitations. Choose the format that best suits your needs and objectives.
  3. Guaranteed results: Our Cultural Performance Audit enables us to measure the gains from our Facilitated Experiences, ensuring a 10x return on investment for our clients. With Change Agents Academy, our members can be confident in the value of their investment.

Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity to join the Change Agents Academy. With limited availability and high demand, there’s never been a better time to invest in your team’s success. Secure your spot today and unlock your organization’s full potential.

When to Join the Change Agents Academy?

Clients can engage the Change Agents Academy through custom experiences or annual subscriptions that consist of a combination of commitments. Our offerings include:

  1. Business Model Optimization: Align and refine your business model to maximize growth and adaptability in the ever-changing market landscape.
  2. Go-to-Market and Digital Strategies: Develop and implement comprehensive go-to-market and digital strategies that ensure your organization’s success in reaching its target audience.
  3. Cultural Transformation: Create a thriving organizational culture that fosters innovation, collaboration, and high performance among team members.
  4. Sales and Marketing Strategy: Enhance your sales and marketing efforts by developing powerful strategies that drive growth and customer engagement.
  5. Vision, Understanding, Clarity, and Agility: Establish a clear vision and foster a deep understanding of your organization’s goals, enabling agility and adaptability in the face of new challenges.
  6. Access to a Network of Expert Change Agents: Leverage our extensive network of Change Agents, offering a wide range of specialized services such as branding, website development, marketing, sales, thought leadership, digital transformation, AI implementation, custom podcast creation, speaking and communication training, and storytelling training.

Our flexible engagement formats include:

  • Custom Speaking: Craft an inspiring experience focusing on exponential innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Custom Workshops: Galvanize action with workshops of varying durations, such as 4-hour, 1-day, 2-day, or 3-day workshops, or even week-long facilitation workshops.
  • Board Meeting Facilitations: Collaborate with executive leadership directly through monthly, quarterly, or annual meeting facilitations.


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About our Founder

Aaron Bare: Change Agent Mentor

Aaron Bare, a Change Agent, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and #1 Amazon Bestselling Author of Exponential Theory (X-Theory), serves as the guiding force behind the Change Agents Academy. With a distinguished background as a World-Class Strategic Facilitator, Aaron has worked with prominent companies like Google, Daimler, Coca-Cola, and Belfius Bank. His facilitation experience spans over 500 companies, positioning him as the ideal mentor to help our members unlock their Change Agent potential.

Aaron’s accomplishments have placed him on prestigious lists such as 10 Leaders to Watch in 2022, 50 under 50 Leaders, 40 under 40 Leaders, and 35 under 35 Entrepreneurs. Through his years of collaborating with notable Exponential and Flow Thought Leaders, Aaron brings a unique perspective to the Change Agents Academy, designed to help our members achieve exponential gains.

Aaron was the former Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University (Ranked #1 in Innovation, 7 years in a row) and Singularity University at NASA Ames campus in Mountainview, California.

Aaron has been exposed to some of the most repeatable, predictable, scalable, and sustainable business models. He often facilitates business model development for exponential venture backed startups and even works with the Boards of Global 100 Companies. Aaron Bare holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and an MA from Indiana University. He lives in Arizona. Aaron has been trained and mentored by leading Exponential and Flow Thought Leaders like Peter Diamandis (Singularity), Ray Kurzweil (Google), Steven Kotler (Flow Research Collective), Alex Osterwalder (Business Model Canvas), Ash Maurya (Lean Canvas), and Salim Ismael (OpenExO, Exponential Organizations).

Aaron studied and interviewed Exponential Leaders like Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Eric Schmidt, Steve Jobs, Tim Cook, and more about their Mindset, Beliefs, and Attitudes in the 15-year research project leading to Exponential Theory; the Power of Thinking Big. This material is part of the facilitated experience that leads our clients to exponential gains.

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Why Join a Learning Community Like the Change Agents Academy founded by Aaron Bare?

A dynamic learning community like the Change Agents Academy fosters continuous growth, collaboration, and networking among professionals across industries. By joining our community, our members benefit from the shared experiences, knowledge, and insights of like-minded individuals who are passionate about exponential thinking and creating transformative change.

Aaron Bare’s life as a Change Agent and his extensive experience working with top companies and thought leaders make the Change Agents Academy stand out among other learning communities. Our focus goes beyond the XMBA experience and the development of the Change Agent Mindset. We offer a comprehensive support system that includes peer-to-peer connections, mentors, weekly facilitation calls, and a wealth of resources, ensuring our members receive the best possible learning experience. Here’s how the Change Agents Academy delivers exceptional value:

  1. Personalized Support: We offer a peer-to-peer buddy system that pairs you with a fellow Change Agent, ensuring our members receive tailored guidance and support throughout their journey.
  2. Seasoned Mentorship: Gain access to an exclusive network of mentors who have extensive experience in their respective fields and are dedicated to helping our members succeed.
  3. Consistent Learning Opportunities: Participate in weekly facilitation calls that cover a range of topics, providing you with up-to-date insights and knowledge to stay ahead in your professional journey.
  4. Comprehensive Resources: Our members enjoy access to a vast library of resources, including templates, tools, and cutting-edge content designed to help them excel as a Change Agent.

Key Benefits, Features, and Outcomes:

By joining the Change Agents Academy, our members can expect the following advantages:

  1. A vibrant, supportive community: Connect with fellow Change Agents who share your passion for growth and transformation, creating lasting professional relationships.
  2. Continuous learning: Stay ahead of the curve with access to the latest industry trends, insights, and best practices.
  3. Enhanced problem-solving abilities: Develop the skills to tackle complex challenges and create innovative solutions for your organization.
  4. Personal and professional growth: Experience exponential growth in both your personal and professional life as you apply the knowledge and skills gained from the Change Agents Academy.
  5. Transformative impact: Make a lasting difference in your organization and beyond by implementing the Change Agent Mindset and fostering a culture of innovation.

Join the Change Agents Academy today to unlock the full potential of our learning community, and elevate your personal and professional journey. Immerse yourself in a network of support, collaboration, and exponential thinking that will propel you to new heights of success.



Experience the Change Agents Academy Difference

From groups of people to high-performing teams:

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At Change Agents Academy, we empower individuals to transform into high-performing teams through the neuroscience and behavior-based approach known as Flow. Our proven facilitation methods, backed by over $4 billion in documented results, create Selfless, Timeless, Effortless, and Rich experiences in group discussions. Leading organizations such as Google, NAVY SEALS, McKinsey, Harvard, DARPA, and the University of Sydney recognize the effectiveness of our approach. Don’t miss out on acquiring the “Skill for the 21st Century,” as hailed by Business Week.

Key benefits for our members:

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    Harvard found subjects to have THREE DAYS of heightened creativity after the flow state.
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    Advanced Brain Monitoring & Darpa found subjects to have a 490% increase in skill acquisition.
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    The University of Sydney found subjects to have a 430% increase in creative problem solving!
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    McKinsey found 500% increase in productivity by executives who regularly access flow states.
In Aaron’s Magnum Opus – Exponential Theory, he has created is a collection stories that he has used in facilitating with over 100 companies. Facilitating group flow is the art and science of crafting dialogue and discussion that moves people to action and exponential long-term gains.


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At Change Agents Academy, we’re committed to producing outcomes that are repeatable, predictable, scalable, and sustainable. Our approach covers everything from Board Room Strategic Planning to Front Line Value Proposition Creation, with a focus on fostering organizational alignment and invigorating the T-Shaped Person to achieve exponential outcomes individually and collectively.

Utilizing tools and frameworks from Aaron Bare’s Exponential Theory, like the Emerging Technologies Stack below, we help our members realign their business model and envision the future personally, professionally, and organizationally. Our customized solutions are designed to create alignment in vision, mission, values, and purpose, propelling leadership toward a clear direction.

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Aaron can realign the business model using a variety of tools such as his own Simplified Canvas, the Lean Canvas (Maurya), the Business Model Canvas (Osterwalder), the Value Proposition Canvas (Osterwalder) and the Exponential Canvas (Ismael). Often, companies will engage Aaron and our team to create a framework that aligns their vision, mission, values, and purpose, to galvanize leadership into a clear direction. We can take pieces from our frameworks and customized a solution for any client.

Our Best Practices for Facilitating:

  1. Set agenda and ground rules.
  2. Know self, respect others.
  3. Create inclusion.
  4. Stay focused.
  5. Get participants doing and testing decisions quickly.
  6. Listen actively, be curious.
  7. Create open dialogue, dig deep.
  8. Debate unintended consequences.
  9. Galvanize purpose.
  10. Have fun!

Rates depend on a variety of inputs, whether Aaron Bare facilitates or one of his trained Certified Exponential Facilitators.  Other considerations are time, duration, travel, and customization.  Contact Aaron for more information.

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