“Barbara delivered a compelling presentation to 75 of our global leaders on Leading Change. Her presentation set the stage, and the tone, for helping our team understand why and how active leadership supports organizational health, learning, and success. Barbara was authoritative, engaging and deeply connected to our people and the goals of the meeting. She was also absolutely delightful to work with and I appreciated her thoughtful and sustained engagement—from our first call to 'show time.’"
James Mion,Senior Director, Enterprise & Leadership Communications at Pfizer
"I recently engaged Barbara to help my Global Leadership Team develop an HR Strategy and Three-year Roadmap. Barbara’s leadership and collaborative process have helped define our priorities. Barbara brings deep business and HR expertise. I am looking forward to continuing the next phase of work.”
Elizabeth Wood,Chief Human Resources Officer, Levi Strauss & Company
“Barbara helped us work through a complex organization design challenge which required input from multiple stakeholders She enabled our leaders to collaboratively design a new division while also tackling the significant change management challenge. Barbara quickly built the trust of our leadership team and with her deep organization design expertise, secured the credibility needed to push thinking beyond what was comfortable. Barbara knows how to tackle tough organization design challenges.”
Atsushi Shimizu,Head of US FBO Regulation Project Team, Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
"Barbara was a trusted senior advisor to the C-suite of National Grid and its predecessor company, KeySpan over the course of a decade. She was instrumented in guiding the business through a number large scale transformations including implementing a performance culture, reorganizing the business from top to bottom to realize $200m in operating expense savings, providing leadership development and coaching, and helping us build a sustained change management capability. I trusted Barbara to help us through some of our most difficult and complex large scale changes. She is a great listener, a talented consultant and a trusted advisor."
Bill Bollbach,EVP HR and Chief Diversity Officer, National Grid (Ret)
"I engaged Barbara to work with our CEO to deliver a leadership and change management program designed to move our organization to a new level of performance. She ran a compelling two-day workshop with the executive team to help shape the vision for the company and build alignment on what needed to change. Barbara and her team also designed and delivered a change management training to enable our leaders to more effectively implement change. It would be my pleasure to work with Barbara again in the near future."