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Barbara Collins

I help women create authentic second and third careers in midlife and beyond. I help women executives learn how to create an authentic leadership style.

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 Barbara Collins Biography

As founder and president of Positive Trends, Inc., Barbara has over 25 years of experience as a professional speaker, professor, author and corporate executive. Her signature presentation and book entitled It’s Your Turn: Find Your Authentic Self and Go Fetch It! helps people manage midlife transformation and discover their authentic self.

She shares “funtastic” tips to discover natural strengths, engages her audiences in an energetic and heartwarming approach to self discovery and reveals the benefits of living an authentic midlife. Barbara has a passion for helping people discover what comes easy to create an authentic second or third career. She loves to take people on a journey to find ways to increase income using natural strengths.

Barbara is an adjunct faculty professor in a college in Pennsylvania where she teaches leadership in a master’s degree program. She uses her corporate experience to help students become authentic leaders. Her popular workshop “Discovering Your Authentic Leadership Style” for corporate executives transforms leadership skills to a new level of high performance.

People gravitate to Barbara’s energy in the room. She engages her audiences with humor, her wonderful ability to feel she is talking directly to you. Barbara received her Ed.D at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, in adult-learning based Psycho Educational Processes Dept. (psychology of small group behavior), specializing in Training & Development and Organizational Development and her M.S degree in Counseling Psychology at Antioch University, Yellow Springs, Ohio. Barbara has written numerous articles for her newsletter and magazine publications.

Barbara is certified in Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and Advanced MBTI-Mid Life Development. She is also a member of the National Speakers Association. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and The Society Inc. (an organization that promotes youth in the arts).

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Speaking Topics
  • It's Your Turn: Find Your Authentic Self and Go Fetch It!

    Barbara’s presentation challenges people to overcome insecurities and discover hidden talents and gifts. With expert guidance in authentic career planning, she helps participants discover their true selves and create a plan for career success. Utilizing a relaxed environment and her warm and energetic personality, she incorporates the idea of Sankofa to help participants look into their past and find the talents they hold today. Sankofa, from the Akan language, means one must return to the past in order to move forward. With this as a strong foundation, Barbara can help people understand their journey and uncover abilities in themselves. Whether working with organizations to maximize success or with individuals to help them create their own job security, she focuses on four key strategies to help people reach their goals and acknowledge their innate talents: Discover your authenticity Create a career vision Develop a Career Portfolio Network-Network-Network With her inspirational message and excitement, Barbara motivates her audience to create a powerful and mpowering journey.

  • Discover Your Authentic Leadership Style

    If no one is following you – you are not leading
    • People are motivated to follow a leader who leads with a sense of knowingness. This workshop helps people identify – core values, core beliefs and life principles. A successful authentic leader engages in self awareness to discover unique qualities that influence people to follow. Discover the power of leading authentically. Learn why authentic leadership creates productive and effective teams Explore how life stories impact the way leaders lead. Learn how self awareness strengthens the ability to influence people. Understand the difference between leadership traits and skills. Develop an understanding of inherent qualities. This exciting program encourages participants to discover how life stories can influence leadership styles. Dr. Barbara Collins’s experience as an executive in two major corporations with over 15 years of professional speaking creates a fun and energetic learning environment.

  • You're More Than You Think You Are.....Really!!!!

    Sankofa, from the Akan (Ghanaian) language, means one must return to the past in order to move forward. Barbara Collins guides her participants through a self-exploratory journey using Sankofa to discover authentic hidden talents and strengths. Sheis known for encouraging people to own and acknowledge their natural gifts and talents. In this heartwarming and energizing seminar participants will receive a gift of self
    • identity. Motivating her audiences with both her inspirational message and excitement, Barbara inspires and challenges people to discover their true self. Newsletter Signup Sign up today and receive a free audio of Barbara’s inspirational interview with Carole Copeland Thomas taken from her radio show. For Email Marketing you can trust From barbara's clients:“I read your book, went to a workshop, and I’ve decided that I can do anything I want to do, and I can be anything I want to be. However, I know that I must first find my inner talent and skill.”

  • Valuing Differences An iceberg visually communicates how a dialogue across difference can be implemented with a sense of friendliness, curiosity and openness.

    Many organizations are still trying to figure out how to help employees respect and value each other in the workplace. Why is this premise of valuing differences so hard to implement? Valuing Differences is a workshop that helps people to understand how to transform misperceptions to acceptance. Dr. Barbara Collins creates a fun and engaging learning environment to help people develop an understanding of the following topics: l Definition of diversity l Business Case for Diversity l Demographics – General Trends l Dimensions of Diversity l Perceptions – Stereotypes

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Barbara Collins for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Barbara Collins, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Barbara Collins or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Barbara Collins?

    Booking fees for Barbara Collins, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Barbara Collins, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Barbara Collins?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Barbara Collins for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Barbara Collins for your next private or corporate function.
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    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Barbara Collins or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Barbara Collins or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Barbara Collins

I help women create authentic second and third careers in midlife and beyond. I help women executives learn how to create an authentic leadership style.

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Barbara Collins Biography

As founder and president of Positive Trends, Inc., Barbara has over 25 years of experience as a professional speaker, professor, author and corporate executive. Her signature presentation and book entitled It’s Your Turn: Find Your Authentic Self and Go Fetch It! helps people manage midlife transformation and discover their authentic self.

She shares “funtastic” tips to discover natural strengths, engages her audiences in an energetic and heartwarming approach to self discovery and reveals the benefits of living an authentic midlife. Barbara has a passion for helping people discover what comes easy to create an authentic second or third career. She loves to take people on a journey to find ways to increase income using natural strengths.

Barbara is an adjunct faculty professor in a college in Pennsylvania where she teaches leadership in a master’s degree program. She uses her corporate experience to help students become authentic leaders. Her popular workshop “Discovering Your Authentic Leadership Style” for corporate executives transforms leadership skills to a new level of high performance.

People gravitate to Barbara’s energy in the room. She engages her audiences with humor, her wonderful ability to feel she is talking directly to you. Barbara received her Ed.D at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, in adult-learning based Psycho Educational Processes Dept. (psychology of small group behavior), specializing in Training & Development and Organizational Development and her M.S degree in Counseling Psychology at Antioch University, Yellow Springs, Ohio. Barbara has written numerous articles for her newsletter and magazine publications.

Barbara is certified in Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and Advanced MBTI-Mid Life Development. She is also a member of the National Speakers Association. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and The Society Inc. (an organization that promotes youth in the arts).

Barbara Collins Speaking Topics

  • It's Your Turn: Find Your Authentic Self and Go Fetch It!

    Barbara’s presentation challenges people to overcome insecurities and discover hidden talents and gifts. With expert guidance in authentic career planning, she helps participants discover their true selves and create a plan for career success. Utilizing a relaxed environment and her warm and energetic personality, she incorporates the idea of Sankofa to help participants look into their past and find the talents they hold today. Sankofa, from the Akan language, means one must return to the past in order to move forward. With this as a strong foundation, Barbara can help people understand their journey and uncover abilities in themselves. Whether working with organizations to maximize success or with individuals to help them create their own job security, she focuses on four key strategies to help people reach their goals and acknowledge their innate talents: Discover your authenticity Create a career vision Develop a Career Portfolio Network-Network-Network With her inspirational message and excitement, Barbara motivates her audience to create a powerful and mpowering journey.

  • Discover Your Authentic Leadership Style

    If no one is following you – you are not leading
    • People are motivated to follow a leader who leads with a sense of knowingness. This workshop helps people identify – core values, core beliefs and life principles. A successful authentic leader engages in self awareness to discover unique qualities that influence people to follow. Discover the power of leading authentically. Learn why authentic leadership creates productive and effective teams Explore how life stories impact the way leaders lead. Learn how self awareness strengthens the ability to influence people. Understand the difference between leadership traits and skills. Develop an understanding of inherent qualities. This exciting program encourages participants to discover how life stories can influence leadership styles. Dr. Barbara Collins’s experience as an executive in two major corporations with over 15 years of professional speaking creates a fun and energetic learning environment.

  • You're More Than You Think You Are.....Really!!!!

    Sankofa, from the Akan (Ghanaian) language, means one must return to the past in order to move forward. Barbara Collins guides her participants through a self-exploratory journey using Sankofa to discover authentic hidden talents and strengths. Sheis known for encouraging people to own and acknowledge their natural gifts and talents. In this heartwarming and energizing seminar participants will receive a gift of self
    • identity. Motivating her audiences with both her inspirational message and excitement, Barbara inspires and challenges people to discover their true self. Newsletter Signup Sign up today and receive a free audio of Barbara’s inspirational interview with Carole Copeland Thomas taken from her radio show. For Email Marketing you can trust From barbara's clients:“I read your book, went to a workshop, and I’ve decided that I can do anything I want to do, and I can be anything I want to be. However, I know that I must first find my inner talent and skill.”

  • Valuing Differences An iceberg visually communicates how a dialogue across difference can be implemented with a sense of friendliness, curiosity and openness.

    Many organizations are still trying to figure out how to help employees respect and value each other in the workplace. Why is this premise of valuing differences so hard to implement? Valuing Differences is a workshop that helps people to understand how to transform misperceptions to acceptance. Dr. Barbara Collins creates a fun and engaging learning environment to help people develop an understanding of the following topics: l Definition of diversity l Business Case for Diversity l Demographics – General Trends l Dimensions of Diversity l Perceptions – Stereotypes

FAQs on booking Barbara Collins

  • How to book Barbara Collins?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Barbara Collins for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Barbara Collins, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Barbara Collins or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Barbara Collins?

    Booking fees for Barbara Collins, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Barbara Collins, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Barbara Collins?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Barbara Collins for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Barbara Collins for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Barbara Collins or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Barbara Collins or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Barbara Collins is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Barbara Collins for your event is available upon request. Barbara Collins generally travels from PA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Debra Peppers, Eliz Greene, The Passing Zone, Laura Snyder and Mike Schlappi. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Barbara Collins for an upcoming event.

Barbara Collins Speaking Topics

  • It's Your Turn: Find Your Authentic Self and Go Fetch It!

    Barbara’s presentation challenges people to overcome insecurities and discover hidden talents and gifts. With expert guidance in authentic career planning, she helps participants discover their true selves and create a plan for career success. Utilizing a relaxed environment and her warm and energetic personality, she incorporates the idea of Sankofa to help participants look into their past and find the talents they hold today. Sankofa, from the Akan language, means one must return to the past in order to move forward. With this as a strong foundation, Barbara can help people understand their journey and uncover abilities in themselves. Whether working with organizations to maximize success or with individuals to help them create their own job security, she focuses on four key strategies to help people reach their goals and acknowledge their innate talents: Discover your authenticity Create a career vision Develop a Career Portfolio Network-Network-Network With her inspirational message and excitement, Barbara motivates her audience to create a powerful and mpowering journey.

  • Discover Your Authentic Leadership Style

    If no one is following you – you are not leading
    • People are motivated to follow a leader who leads with a sense of knowingness. This workshop helps people identify – core values, core beliefs and life principles. A successful authentic leader engages in self awareness to discover unique qualities that influence people to follow. Discover the power of leading authentically. Learn why authentic leadership creates productive and effective teams Explore how life stories impact the way leaders lead. Learn how self awareness strengthens the ability to influence people. Understand the difference between leadership traits and skills. Develop an understanding of inherent qualities. This exciting program encourages participants to discover how life stories can influence leadership styles. Dr. Barbara Collins’s experience as an executive in two major corporations with over 15 years of professional speaking creates a fun and energetic learning environment.

  • You're More Than You Think You Are.....Really!!!!

    Sankofa, from the Akan (Ghanaian) language, means one must return to the past in order to move forward. Barbara Collins guides her participants through a self-exploratory journey using Sankofa to discover authentic hidden talents and strengths. Sheis known for encouraging people to own and acknowledge their natural gifts and talents. In this heartwarming and energizing seminar participants will receive a gift of self
    • identity. Motivating her audiences with both her inspirational message and excitement, Barbara inspires and challenges people to discover their true self. Newsletter Signup Sign up today and receive a free audio of Barbara’s inspirational interview with Carole Copeland Thomas taken from her radio show. For Email Marketing you can trust From barbara's clients:“I read your book, went to a workshop, and I’ve decided that I can do anything I want to do, and I can be anything I want to be. However, I know that I must first find my inner talent and skill.”

  • Valuing Differences An iceberg visually communicates how a dialogue across difference can be implemented with a sense of friendliness, curiosity and openness.

    Many organizations are still trying to figure out how to help employees respect and value each other in the workplace. Why is this premise of valuing differences so hard to implement? Valuing Differences is a workshop that helps people to understand how to transform misperceptions to acceptance. Dr. Barbara Collins creates a fun and engaging learning environment to help people develop an understanding of the following topics: l Definition of diversity l Business Case for Diversity l Demographics – General Trends l Dimensions of Diversity l Perceptions – Stereotypes

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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