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“Sometimes we get stuck in the things that trip us up, our stumbling blocks, and this was a great opportunity to hear that somebody else has experienced those issues too.” 

Shawna Miller, President, Grande Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce


Barbara's programs help people overcome challenges, obstacles & hurdles at work.


You've got the right people on the team—that's a great start. 

Now you need to help them work together, steadily improve their performance, be motivated, stay with the company and grow as leaders. And, most importantly, get past their stumbling blocks.  

That's where Barbara May comes in...


With more than three decades of work experience behind her in fields as diverse as sport and recreation, education, not-for-profit management, entertainment and government, Barbara brings a uniquely powerful mix of personal stories, humorous examples, and real-world insight to her programs and clients.

Barbara can help your team get past these common stumbling blocks: 

  • Communication breakdowns between co-workers.

  • Coping with and eventually reducing stress.

  • Personality conflicts between team members.

  • Lack of team spirit or morale.

  • Dealing with and accepting change.

  • Butting heads with managers and team leaders.

  • Boring meetings and presentations.

Barbara's programs are fun, informative and highly interactive. You'll learn practical skills you can use in real work situations. No boring lectures here.


Book Barbara to speak at your next event and she'll...

  • Help you discover new ways of solving problems in the workplace such as dealing and communicating with co-workers and bouncing back from mistakes with confidence.


  • Show you how to create a healthy work environment where people feel understood, accepted for who they are and valued as part of the team. 

  • Give you strategies, tools and techniques you can use to strengthen communication, teamwork and leadership—the building blocks you need to succeed

“Barbara presented to our department at a time of significant change. Her sessions helped get conversations started about the impacts of change in a way that was fun, engaging and accessible to all who attended.” 

John Younk, Director, Strategic Planning Ancillary Services, University of Alberta


“I want to thank you again for the great day! Our team continued conversations around points discussed throughout the evening. I even heard, 'Now, that’s a stumbling block.'”

Carrie Scammell, Team Lead, Alberta Pacific Forest Industries Inc.

What's the first step?

Contact Barbara May. Discuss your team's biggest stumbling block(s) with her. Then bring her in to work with your team. She'll help you work together, steadily improve your performance, be motivated, stay with the company and grow as leaders. And, most importantly, get past your stumbling blocks.  

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