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Pamela Barnum

Trust Strategist, Body Language Expert, Former Undercover Police Officer & Federal Prosecuting Attorney

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Pamela Barnum Biography

Imagine what it would be like to live as a different person with a different name, identity, and background. For months at a time, you’re living with a false identity, and your success depends on building trust and detecting deception with some of the most dangerous people imaginable. That’s precisely what Pamela Barnum did for years working undercover in the Drug Enforcement Section. She learned real-world techniques for building trust and interpreting body language.

When Barnum graduated from law school, she left policing and accepted a position as a federal prosecuting attorney. She spent countless hours in the courtroom, perfecting her proficiency as a trust strategist and body language expert.

Following a successful 20-year career in the criminal justice system, Barnum studied corporate negotiations in graduate school. Now, she shares her expertise with others, teaching them how to improve their communication skills to increase trust inside corporations, associations, and law enforcement agencies.

As a body language expert and trust strategist, Barnum delivers techniques once thought of like a “secret second language” that participants can begin using immediately.

Take decades of experience, including working deep undercover in narcotics, followed by a rewarding legal career, and you get real-world strategies that help participants crack the code on trust and improve professional relationships using proven field-tested techniques.

Barnum shares her experience, research, and expertise with humor, candor, and energy, blending actionable strategies with memorable stories.

She is also a featured expert and contributor in print media, radio and television news programs in Canada and the United States. She has appeared in person in front of audiences ranging from 50 - 12,000 and on countless virtual stages.

Speaking Topics
  • OVERCOME THE CONFIDENCE GAP

    A growing body of evidence shows that a lack of confidence is devastating to our success. It turns out that confidence is equally as important as competence when it comes to getting ahead professionally. The problem is that demonstrating less self-assurance is what keeps us from achieving at the highest levels.

    Participants will learn:

    • Nonverbal techniques to acquire confidence and overcome the "imposter syndrome" that is holding you back.
    • How men and women negotiate differently, and strategies that pull from the strengths of both.
    • The "asking advantage" and how to increase effectiveness with body language.

    Although this content primarily focuses on women in leadership positions, it is instructive for anyone aspiring to be a more influential and effective leader.

  • 3D NEGOTIATION TECHNIQUES FOR SUCCESS: Display, Decode, Detect

    Learn the secret second language that's been reserved for communication experts and law enforcement.

    Using techniques developed as an undercover police officer and federal prosecuting attorney, Pamela will teach you and your organization how to use and interpret body language to negotiate better deals, improve important relationships, and build trust quickly and effectively.

    This intriguing session encourages audience participation, provides strategic action steps, and is a lot of fun for everyone in attendance!

    You will receive practical tools that can be used immediately to:

    • Display trustworthiness and demonstrate that you're acting in good faith, to improve and regulate how you are perceived by others.
    • Decode nonverbal cues that provide reliable feedback on how the other person is really feeling • regardless of what they are saying.
    • Detect deception with a greater degree of accuracy using verbal and nonverbal techniques so you can respond strategically, influencing behavior.

  • 3D TRUST in a 2D WORLD: Innovative Approaches to Enhance Trust Virtually

    Within milliseconds, people judge your confidence, competence, and credibility. Virtual events and meetings enhance the subtle nuances that either enhance, or destroy your trustworthiness.

    Participants will discover:

    • Must do's before the meeting or event begins.
    • Nonverbal techniques and platforms leaders can use to increase engagements during the meeting or event.
    • The top three nonverbal techniques that increase trust, and the top three that damage trust during virtual events and meetings • and they aren't what you think.

  • UNDERCOVER LEADERSHIP: Trust Starts With You

    Your credibility, likability, and trustworthiness are evaluated within seconds. That means that even if you have rehearsed your words perfectly, and you say all the right things, if your body language is not in alignment with your words; you lose.

    This presentation will give leaders:

    • Strategies that inspire courage from within, increasing trust in B2B and B2C relationships.
    • Nonverbal techniques that communicate confidence within seconds, especially in challenging situations.
    • Increase self-awareness to manage and access personal biases that may be holding you and your team back.

  • CRACK THE CODE ON TRUST: Insider Techniques for Leaders

    Studies show that the higher the level of trust, the more successful the outcome will be. Nonverbal communication is a significant data source used to make decisions around trust.

    Using insider techniques, Pamela will help you and your organization Crack the Code on Trust by learning to:

    • Accurately assess others nonverbal cues (body language). Discover and learn strategies used to build trust quickly and easily with anyone; including demanding clients, difficult customers, and challenging stakeholders.
    • Behave in a way that communicates confidence and trustworthiness in every situation. Develop nonverbal communication techniques that make people feel validated and appreciated.
    • Create an environment that fosters authenticity and trust • turning first impressions into winning impressions.

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  • HOW TO BOOK Pamela Barnum?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Pamela Barnum for both live and virtual events 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 for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Pamela Barnum, 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 Pamela Barnum or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Pamela Barnum?

    Booking fees for Pamela Barnum, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking 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 Pamela Barnum, 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 Pamela Barnum?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Pamela Barnum 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 Pamela Barnum 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 Pamela Barnum or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Pamela Barnum 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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Trust Strategist, Body Language Expert, Former Undercover Police Officer & Federal Prosecuting Attorney

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Pamela Barnum Biography

Imagine what it would be like to live as a different person with a different name, identity, and background. For months at a time, you’re living with a false identity, and your success depends on building trust and detecting deception with some of the most dangerous people imaginable. That’s precisely what Pamela Barnum did for years working undercover in the Drug Enforcement Section. She learned real-world techniques for building trust and interpreting body language.

When Barnum graduated from law school, she left policing and accepted a position as a federal prosecuting attorney. She spent countless hours in the courtroom, perfecting her proficiency as a trust strategist and body language expert.

Following a successful 20-year career in the criminal justice system, Barnum studied corporate negotiations in graduate school. Now, she shares her expertise with others, teaching them how to improve their communication skills to increase trust inside corporations, associations, and law enforcement agencies.

As a body language expert and trust strategist, Barnum delivers techniques once thought of like a “secret second language” that participants can begin using immediately.

Take decades of experience, including working deep undercover in narcotics, followed by a rewarding legal career, and you get real-world strategies that help participants crack the code on trust and improve professional relationships using proven field-tested techniques.

Barnum shares her experience, research, and expertise with humor, candor, and energy, blending actionable strategies with memorable stories.

She is also a featured expert and contributor in print media, radio and television news programs in Canada and the United States. She has appeared in person in front of audiences ranging from 50 - 12,000 and on countless virtual stages.

Pamela Barnum Speaking Topics

  • OVERCOME THE CONFIDENCE GAP

    A growing body of evidence shows that a lack of confidence is devastating to our success. It turns out that confidence is equally as important as competence when it comes to getting ahead professionally. The problem is that demonstrating less self-assurance is what keeps us from achieving at the highest levels.

    Participants will learn:

    • Nonverbal techniques to acquire confidence and overcome the "imposter syndrome" that is holding you back.
    • How men and women negotiate differently, and strategies that pull from the strengths of both.
    • The "asking advantage" and how to increase effectiveness with body language.

    Although this content primarily focuses on women in leadership positions, it is instructive for anyone aspiring to be a more influential and effective leader.

  • 3D NEGOTIATION TECHNIQUES FOR SUCCESS: Display, Decode, Detect

    Learn the secret second language that's been reserved for communication experts and law enforcement.

    Using techniques developed as an undercover police officer and federal prosecuting attorney, Pamela will teach you and your organization how to use and interpret body language to negotiate better deals, improve important relationships, and build trust quickly and effectively.

    This intriguing session encourages audience participation, provides strategic action steps, and is a lot of fun for everyone in attendance!

    You will receive practical tools that can be used immediately to:

    • Display trustworthiness and demonstrate that you're acting in good faith, to improve and regulate how you are perceived by others.
    • Decode nonverbal cues that provide reliable feedback on how the other person is really feeling • regardless of what they are saying.
    • Detect deception with a greater degree of accuracy using verbal and nonverbal techniques so you can respond strategically, influencing behavior.

  • 3D TRUST in a 2D WORLD: Innovative Approaches to Enhance Trust Virtually

    Within milliseconds, people judge your confidence, competence, and credibility. Virtual events and meetings enhance the subtle nuances that either enhance, or destroy your trustworthiness.

    Participants will discover:

    • Must do's before the meeting or event begins.
    • Nonverbal techniques and platforms leaders can use to increase engagements during the meeting or event.
    • The top three nonverbal techniques that increase trust, and the top three that damage trust during virtual events and meetings • and they aren't what you think.

  • UNDERCOVER LEADERSHIP: Trust Starts With You

    Your credibility, likability, and trustworthiness are evaluated within seconds. That means that even if you have rehearsed your words perfectly, and you say all the right things, if your body language is not in alignment with your words; you lose.

    This presentation will give leaders:

    • Strategies that inspire courage from within, increasing trust in B2B and B2C relationships.
    • Nonverbal techniques that communicate confidence within seconds, especially in challenging situations.
    • Increase self-awareness to manage and access personal biases that may be holding you and your team back.

  • CRACK THE CODE ON TRUST: Insider Techniques for Leaders

    Studies show that the higher the level of trust, the more successful the outcome will be. Nonverbal communication is a significant data source used to make decisions around trust.

    Using insider techniques, Pamela will help you and your organization Crack the Code on Trust by learning to:

    • Accurately assess others nonverbal cues (body language). Discover and learn strategies used to build trust quickly and easily with anyone; including demanding clients, difficult customers, and challenging stakeholders.
    • Behave in a way that communicates confidence and trustworthiness in every situation. Develop nonverbal communication techniques that make people feel validated and appreciated.
    • Create an environment that fosters authenticity and trust • turning first impressions into winning impressions.

Pamela Barnum Videos

  • Pamela Barnum Virtual Speaker Reel
    Pamela Barnum - Trust Strategist & Nonverbal Communication Expert
  • Pamela Barnum Speaking Reel

FAQs on booking Pamela Barnum

  • How to book Pamela Barnum?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Pamela Barnum for both live and virtual events for over 20 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 for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Pamela Barnum, 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 Pamela Barnum or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Pamela Barnum?

    Booking fees for Pamela Barnum, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking 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 Pamela Barnum, 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 Pamela Barnum?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Pamela Barnum for clients worldwide for more than 20 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 Pamela Barnum 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 Pamela Barnum or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Pamela Barnum 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.

Pamela Barnum is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as OVERCOME THE CONFIDENCE GAP, 3D NEGOTIATION TECHNIQUES FOR SUCCESS: Display, Decode, Detect, 3D TRUST in a 2D WORLD: Innovative Approaches to Enhance Trust Virtually, UNDERCOVER LEADERSHIP: Trust Starts With You and CRACK THE CODE ON TRUST: Insider Techniques for Leaders. The estimated speaking fee range to book Pamela Barnum for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Pamela Barnum generally travels from FernieCanada and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Richard Mullender, Dr. Nashater Deu Solheim, George Mitchell, Sally Hogshead and Carol Frohlinger. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Pamela Barnum for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Pamela Barnum Speaking Topics

  • OVERCOME THE CONFIDENCE GAP

    A growing body of evidence shows that a lack of confidence is devastating to our success. It turns out that confidence is equally as important as competence when it comes to getting ahead professionally. The problem is that demonstrating less self-assurance is what keeps us from achieving at the highest levels.

    Participants will learn:

    • Nonverbal techniques to acquire confidence and overcome the "imposter syndrome" that is holding you back.
    • How men and women negotiate differently, and strategies that pull from the strengths of both.
    • The "asking advantage" and how to increase effectiveness with body language.

    Although this content primarily focuses on women in leadership positions, it is instructive for anyone aspiring to be a more influential and effective leader.

  • 3D NEGOTIATION TECHNIQUES FOR SUCCESS: Display, Decode, Detect

    Learn the secret second language that's been reserved for communication experts and law enforcement.

    Using techniques developed as an undercover police officer and federal prosecuting attorney, Pamela will teach you and your organization how to use and interpret body language to negotiate better deals, improve important relationships, and build trust quickly and effectively.

    This intriguing session encourages audience participation, provides strategic action steps, and is a lot of fun for everyone in attendance!

    You will receive practical tools that can be used immediately to:

    • Display trustworthiness and demonstrate that you're acting in good faith, to improve and regulate how you are perceived by others.
    • Decode nonverbal cues that provide reliable feedback on how the other person is really feeling • regardless of what they are saying.
    • Detect deception with a greater degree of accuracy using verbal and nonverbal techniques so you can respond strategically, influencing behavior.

  • 3D TRUST in a 2D WORLD: Innovative Approaches to Enhance Trust Virtually

    Within milliseconds, people judge your confidence, competence, and credibility. Virtual events and meetings enhance the subtle nuances that either enhance, or destroy your trustworthiness.

    Participants will discover:

    • Must do's before the meeting or event begins.
    • Nonverbal techniques and platforms leaders can use to increase engagements during the meeting or event.
    • The top three nonverbal techniques that increase trust, and the top three that damage trust during virtual events and meetings • and they aren't what you think.

  • UNDERCOVER LEADERSHIP: Trust Starts With You

    Your credibility, likability, and trustworthiness are evaluated within seconds. That means that even if you have rehearsed your words perfectly, and you say all the right things, if your body language is not in alignment with your words; you lose.

    This presentation will give leaders:

    • Strategies that inspire courage from within, increasing trust in B2B and B2C relationships.
    • Nonverbal techniques that communicate confidence within seconds, especially in challenging situations.
    • Increase self-awareness to manage and access personal biases that may be holding you and your team back.

  • CRACK THE CODE ON TRUST: Insider Techniques for Leaders

    Studies show that the higher the level of trust, the more successful the outcome will be. Nonverbal communication is a significant data source used to make decisions around trust.

    Using insider techniques, Pamela will help you and your organization Crack the Code on Trust by learning to:

    • Accurately assess others nonverbal cues (body language). Discover and learn strategies used to build trust quickly and easily with anyone; including demanding clients, difficult customers, and challenging stakeholders.
    • Behave in a way that communicates confidence and trustworthiness in every situation. Develop nonverbal communication techniques that make people feel validated and appreciated.
    • Create an environment that fosters authenticity and trust • turning first impressions into winning impressions.

Pamela Barnum Speaker Videos

  • Pamela Barnum Virtual Speaker Reel
    Pamela Barnum - Trust Strategist & Nonverbal Communication Expert
    Pamela Barnum Speaking Reel

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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