was one of the first women to sell wholesale
pharmaceuticals for a major drug company in the United States. Her ability
to create selling opportunities where none previously existed earned her
numerous awards including a cover story in the American Druggist Magazine.
Moving up to management, Barbara learned the leadership skills necessary
for empowering OTHERS to create opportunities for themselves in a rapidly
changing work environment.
In 1982 Barbara left the corporate world and
formed B. A. Mintzer & Associates, a company dedicated
to helping organizations, teams and individuals
create tomorrow’s opportunities out of today’s changes.
tells it like it is! She brings knowledge,
enthusiasm, and practical strategies to every program. More than 200,000
business and health care professionals across the United States, Canada,
England, Australia and Brazil have heard her inspiring message. Audiences
of very diverse industries have benefited from her commitment to customize
her programs to address the specific opportunities and challenges
facing their groups. In 1997 Sharing Ideas Newsmagazine acknowledged Barbara
as a “Consummate Speaker of the Year.”
She often delivers the keynote talk, a breakout session, and facilitates
a roundtable or moderates a question-and-answer session at the same meeting…a
very good investment for your meeting budget. She comes early and stays
late, and is an integral part of your meeting. She is easy to work with,
flexible, and a true professional.
A dynamic stage presence, Barbara captures the attention of her audience
IMMEDIATELY and never lets go. She combines hard facts and specific strategies
with a rich blend of humor and personal insights to create a powerful
Barbara is a co-author of the newly released book
THRIVING IN THE MIDST OF CHANGE, James & Brookfield, Publishers.