Barbara Khozam

About the Trainer

Barbara Khozam is the recipient of 27 awards for Sales Achievement & Outstanding Trainer Ratings. Known for her “high energy/high impact” delivery, outrageous wit, and ability to tackle real issues posed by her audience, Barbara has spoken to over 35,000 employees and executives throughout 7 countries.

A former professional beach volleyball competitor, Barbara can still be found spiking balls on a court when she is not lobbing insightful and practical advice to employees at Kaiser, Xerox, Symantec, Verizon, FEMA, the FBI, and the hundreds of other multinational corporations, governmental agencies, and small businesses where she has been hired to speak.

Topic Areas

ACCELERATED CUSTOMER SERVICE: How to Excel in Cubicle Hell (or) How Not to Deliver the Worst Customer Service on the Planet!

ACCELERATED LEADERSHIP: How Not to Wind Up on Twitter for all the Wrong Reasons!

ACCELERATED MOTIVATION: How to Shift from Crap-itivity to Positivity…and Mean It!

ACCELERATED POTENTIAL: How to Unleash a World of Possibilities without Lifting Your Leg on the Furniture

ACCELERATED COMMUNICATION: How to Deliver Praise without a Raise, and the ever-popular, How to Get Goof Offs to Go Back to Work without Calling Their Mothers,plus more!

Licenses and Degrees

Originally, Barbara graduated from Santa Clara University as a chemist. She became a trained professional seminar leader when she discovered that being a mad scientist wasn’t nearly as personally rewarding as concocting combustible comedy for her content-rich training programs.

Books and Publications

Barbara is the co-author of The Power of the Platform, along with such luminaries as Jack Canfield, Brian Tracy, and Les Brown. Her work also appears in Executive Etiquette Power, which she co-authored with other leading business image experts.

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