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Barbara Morris-Blake

Inspirational Speaker, Consultant, Trainer, Facilitator and Catalyst for Change

Barbara Morris is an inspirational speaker, consultant, trainer, facilitator and catalyst for change. As President of Elevate Organizations ( and a Certified Professional Coach, Barbara guides individuals, teams and organizations past barriers and toward high engagement, high value and high performance. <br> <br> With more than 15 years of experience leading a successful consulting company, executives, entrepreneurs and managers have come to rely on Barbara as an effective problem solver and change navigator. Business and professional groups frequently call upon her to share her insights and tips for developing proficient leaders and inspiring a workplace culture of performance.
3 Ways To Build Morale And Performance Like A

3 Ways To Build Morale And Performance Like A Leader

Let's face it, every organization goes through highs and lows, especially in startup mode. While milestones are often celebrated, there are the inevitable tough times all leaders need to face. These are the moments that you least want to start attempting to build morale and performance.
02/16/2017 08:17 EST
Why You Should Consider Becoming an

Why You Should Consider Becoming an Intrepreneur

Are you an intrepreneur? If you want to succeed in the 21st century workforce, you should think about becoming one. An intrepreneur is similar to an entrepreneur -- someone who takes ideas and runs with them -- except that he or she does this while working within an existing company.
03/17/2014 05:28 EDT
Leadership is 10% Perspiration, 90%

Leadership is 10% Perspiration, 90% Inspiration

OK, maybe the exact ratio isn't 10-90, but the point is that one of the most important traits of an effective leader is the ability to inspire others. If you aren't as inspiring a leader as you'd like to be, can you become more inspiring? Absolutely.
10/31/2013 05:35 EDT
What You Must Do to Be a Top Performer at

What You Must Do to Be a Top Performer at Work

The fact is, many of us participate in learning activities without actually applying what we learn to what we do. We may sit in a seminar because we're expected to attend. But if we want to become more knowledgeable and skillful, improve our performance at work, advance in our careers, then we must be open to learning. We need to make four commitments.
09/27/2013 05:28 EDT