Barbara Taylor is a Management
Consultant with more than 25 years of experience. She is known for her creative and
practical approaches to solving business problems. Barbara has authored numerous
published articles, corporate training programs and three books. The Other Side of Midnight 2000: An Executive
Guide (with co-author
Martha Daniel), was published in 1998. Her Concordance
to the Michael Teachings is a favorite of Michael students.
Barbara's latest book is Income
Without a Job, co-authored with Michael Anthony.
Lecture and workshop topics include: team-work, developing and maintaining
entrepreneurial spirit in a corporate environment, improving communications and empowering
employees for higher productivity. Barbara has been interviewed extensively by the
California news media on business topics as well as quoted in national publications.
Barbara's professional experience includes:
Management consultant, private companies and
public organizations undergoing major changes
Training & communications consultant, public organizations and private companies
Project manager/management consultant,
large scale IT projects, including Year
President/executive director and founder, Orange County
Business Development Center
Information services director, energy company
Regional manager, national software company
Associate director, administrative computer center, major university
Board member, several non-profit community
For more information on The Personality
Game, see The Personality Game.
For other corporate training programs
available, see Training.
For examples of services offered see Consulting.
Sample clients, see Clients.
For examples of client comments, see Client comments.
Sample speaking topics:
Spirituality in the Workplace
Understanding Corporate Politics - and Using
New Ways of Doing Business
Keeping the Entrepreneurial Spirit Alive in
How to Make Winning Presentations Every Time
Male/Female Communications - What's the Big
Why Sexual Harassment is a "Hot"
How to Deal with the Media in a Crisis
New Rules for Men and Women Working Together
Trainer, Power Path Seminars (The Personality Game)
Minister (Ordained 1994)
Religious Science Practitioner (1991-1995, 2007- )
MBA (dual major
in Business Administration and Information Systems)
Certificates in Business Management and Human Resources Management
Top 5 strengths: Maximizer, Arranger, Relator, Individualization,
Empathy - using the Strengths
Finder process (from the book Now, Discover Your Strengths by
Marcus Buckingham and Donald Clifton, a follow-up to First, Break All
Barbara Taylor's Primary Color is Royal Straight
("Intuitive Interaction") with the Career Cluster as Yellow
("Adaptability"). (from Rick Smith's Primary
In our Personality Game, Barbara's role is Priest
with Artisan and Scholar
influences - more details.
Professional and Community Involvement
Homeowners association (board member)
- Mothers Against Drunk Driving
(Orange County, CA and
- Professional Writers of Orange County
(co-founder, board member and former President)
Women in Business, Orange County chapter (former board member)
Consultant to several non-profit
- "There is a new normal in the air at work this week! During my
individual meetings with employees and at our weekly staff meeting, people
are more open with one another since your team-building training here on
Friday. Everyone tells me how positive it was and that they are
looking forward to seeing how communication will improve even more in the
workplace. ... Walking down the halls, in the offices, lunchroom and
conference area, hearing the terms "Warrior, Artisan, King, Idealist,
Scholar" and so forth is common. The staff members are relating
what they learned to their daily experiences. ... Your style we found
to be exceptional in that you created an atmosphere that was nurturing,
safe, open and also fun. This really made the day enjoyable and
successful. ... "
- "Barbara is gifted at anticipating problems and identifying solutions.
She is a
superb communicator and understands people issues. She is politically astute and has
- "Over the next 5 years, the City expects to realize over $150 million in savings.
Barbara's many contributions were a key element to this effort."
- "I am impressed with Barbara's skills in organization, budget management, business
and strategic planning, accounting, finance, and computer information services. Loyal and
honest . . . particularly adept at developing and maintaining excellent client relations.
She can be counted on to deliver - regardless of the situation encountered."
- "Ms. Taylor displays extremely high levels of competence and professionalism . . .
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