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"The Conductor doesn't
make a sound.
He depends on others to
play their instruments for
his power.
And his power is great, but
he cannot play the instruments
for them."

Ben Zander ~
Boston Philharmonic Orchestra,

Barbara Kenyon

Barbara Kenyon, PCC

Executive Coach


Professional Expertise

Barbara Kenyon brings to her clients a solid background in counseling, coaching, business development, and life skills training.  She has a natural ability to get in tune with all personality types, whether she is coaching individuals or conducting workshops.  She is skilled at creating a teamwork attitude between management and employees.  Barbara's flexibility has allowed her to be a highly effective coach with a broad spectrum of clientele including CEOs, Physicians, Dentists, Attorneys, Air Force Personnel, Social Workers, Managers, and People in Sales.

Professional Experience

Barbara and her husband are partners with Kenyon Coaching, which offers individual coaching and company workshops. They are co-authors of the book, Fire Up Your Life Now; Twenty- Five Secrets for Creating the Life you Really Want.  Previously Barbara was a partner with Seminars and Training Systems, coaching sales people and managers to reach their professional goals and develop strong people skills.  Barbara also has ten years of experience as a Social Worker and a Manager.  Her areas of specialization include people skills, public speaking, interviewing skills, building self confidence, and organizational skills.

Professional Development

Barbara is a graduate of the Coach Training Program at Coach U, the world's largest coach training organization, and is a certified coach with the International Coach Federation.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Bradley University, and a Master's degree in Counseling from the University of Arizona.  Barbara is also a graduate of Dale Carnegie Training in Effective Speaking and Human Relations. 

Much of Barbara's success is attributed to being a role model for her clients.  She has achieved great balance in her own life and takes a holistic approach to her physical and mental fitness.  Her high energy comes from her focus on nutrition, exercise, meditation, and mindful goal setting.  Barbara continually advances her coaching skills by participating in ongoing coach training.