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Who Is Barbara?

Barbara Khozam is known around the world for her impactful, high-energy delivery, outrageous wit, and ability to connect with her audience.

Barbara has spoken more than 1,700 times to more than 75,000 people in 12 countries about customer service, leadership, motivation, and communication.

Her wit, energy, and jaw-dropping insight, reveal practical principles necessary for success in today’s cynical marketplace. Barbara will show your audience how to create win-win scenarios in all of their professional relationships and how to create rapport with clients, propelling your business into a category of one.

Barbara’s highly acclaimed book, How Organizations Deliver BAD Customer Service (and Strategies that Turn it Around) has become a staple on the bookshelves of people who excel at creating great customer relationships. She also co-authored Executive Etiquette Power and was featured in The Power of the Platform, along with Jack Canfield, Brian Tracy, and Les Brown. These books have sold in excess of 25,000 copies worldwide.

Barbara is a former professional beach volleyball player and can still be found spiking balls on a court when she is not lobbing insightful and practical advice to groups like Kaiser, Xerox, Symantec, Verizon, FEMA, the FBI, and hundreds of other multinational corporations, and government agencies.

In 2014 Barbara was the 14th woman in the world to be honored by Toastmasters International with their elite Accredited Speaker designation for “outstanding platform professional speaking.” Only 81 have earned the award in 145 countries.

In 2019 Barbara was chosen as the Top Customer Service Consultant of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals.

Also in 2019, Barbara was awarded the CSP® (Certified Speaking Professional™) from the National Speaker’s Association. Barbara is one of only three women in the world to have achieved BOTH this destination as well as the Toastmaster Accredited Speaker designation.

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