Benchmark Associate & Senior Consultant
Motivational Speaker, Life Coach & Master Trainer
Barbara Biziou is a motivational speaker, life coach and master trainer. She guides a wide variety of individuals and organizations through all stages of the creative process from inception to completion. She has great skill in accessing the current reality of individuals and organizations and moving them through the action steps needed to build a viable future. She believes that the key is on creating healthy environments where people can thrive.
In addition to her training and coaching skills, Barbara brings over 25 years of business experience to her work, which includes production, marketing, product developments, communication skills development, and sales. Her clients appreciate and benefit from the real life examples she brings to her consulting practice.
Barbara has been successful in a variety of industries including fashion, television, financial services and not-for profit. Her wide-ranging clients have included The Red Cross, JP Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, Barneys, Coca-Cola, Proctor and Gamble, Weight Watchers, The Donna Karan Beauty Company, Coty, The Jewish Board of Family Services, The Helen Keller Foundation, The Visiting Nurses of NY, Women and Communications, Lord and Taylor, Equinox Gym, and Calvary Hospice. She is also on the faculty of several teaching organizations, including The New York Open Center, One Spirit Learning Alliance and she’s a popular speaker at conferences in The US, Europe and Asia.
As the author of The Joys of Everyday Ritualand The Joy of Family Rituals, she has had the privilege of lecturing around the world and learning from many different cultures. Barbara has a deep commitment to integrating practical spirituality into people’s lives, both personally and professionally. Her DVD programs Barbara Biziou’sSimple Solutions for Stress, shows people how to improve their focus and creativity as they incorporate simple effective tools into their existing lifestyles and hectic schedules.
Barbara has been featured in articles from Harper’s Bazaarto New York Magazineand is a columnist for NY Spiritand Lipman’s World– and is a frequent contributor to magazines and websites including Parents Magazineand Beliefnet.com. She lives in NYC.