Seminars & Coaching To Help Leaders

Get Past Their Stumbling Blocks

“Watching my brother go from bumbling and fumbling to a clear, concise, structured presentation made it clear how effective Barbara May's teachings are. It was a true transformation.”  

Mike Kuby -

An interview with a camera in your face can be intimidating and make you feel self-conscious, which I definitely was at first. But that changed after a couple ground-breaking sessions with Barbara May” 

Kathryn Kohut - 2nd Runner Up, Miss Universe Canada Competition


Leadership Training That Turns

Stumbling Blocks Into Building Blocks 


How to develop your own unique leadership style and use it to your advantage.


Practical skills you can use to  connect with customers, team members and other leaders.


Dealing with pressure and stress—how to stay calm and in control.

Media Relations

How to make  media relations a natural, comfortable part of your leadership routine.


Deal effectively with resistance and improve productivity, performance and behavior.


Emotional intelligence: its role in leadership, and why you have a natural edge here.


Recognizing, responding and managing change in your workplace.


Demonstrate big picture thinking and become a more effective and influential leader.


How to be a great leader—learn to communicate in a way that motivates and inspires.


Setting boundaries: How to say “no” without creating hard feelings or feeling guilty.

Public Speaking

Get past your public speaking stumbling blocks and become an engaging presenter.

Team Building

Provide your team with the leadership, motivation and guidance it needs to succeed. 


Manage team members and facilitate collaboration in the workplace.


When emotions run high: dealing with sensitive issues and people.


Proven techniques to help you become a more animated, engaging storyteller. 


Coaching techniques that will help you develop the full potential of your team.

“After I launched a weekly feature on local television news many people gave me helpful advice. Barbara May's coaching was the best of all. Everyone noticed an immediate improvement. Barbara removed my TV stumbling blocks.” 

Dave Lieber - Dallas Morning News


Level I: Leadership Fundamentals Certificate

8 hours per module

24 hours per certificate

Module 1: Establishing your personal leadership style

Module 2: Responding effectively to resistance

Module 3: Communication, collaboration and connection



Level II: Leadership Presentation Certificate

8 hours per module

24 hours per certificate

Module 4: Professional presentation and impact

Module 5: Public speaking and presentation skills

Module 6: Professional networking and media relations



Level III: Leadership Excellence Certificate

8 hours per module

24 hours per certificate

Module 7: The wider lens of leadership

Module 8: Initiative and team building

Module 9: Coaching for excellence



“Barbara May gave me practical steps I could take to reach my career goals while beefing up my self-confidence. Thank you Barbara for believing in me!” 

Espie Elvez - Covenant Health

What's the first step?

Call 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.


© 1995 - 2020 Barbara May Productions O/A Stumbling Blocks Team Building Seminars

47 Walden Crescent, St. Albert, Alberta, Canada T8N 3N5 

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