It doesn’t take long for people who meet Barbara Evers to recognize her talents in written and verbal communication. Tapping into this strength, Barbara has found success in many facets of her life. Her mission, now, is to help others do the same professionally and personally.
Barbara has over twenty-five years of experience in training and public speaking with an emphasis in Work Force and Personal Career Development. She began her training career as the director of a welfare-to-work training program with the local Urban League. From there, Barbara moved into the corporate sector. With a broad list of clients in the corporate, non-profit, and government arenas, she excels in teaching participants the skills and techniques that will help advance their careers.
Barbara’s educational and career pursuits provide a diverse background for her to use in instructional design and in the classroom. She draws from this experience to customize her materials and provide a valuable, interactive experience for each participant. Due to her interest and expertise in communication, she ensures each workshop includes an exploration into how we communicate with each other. Her areas of expertise include the many aspects of Management and Leadership as well as software training. When related to employee development, there are few topics Barbara can’t address.
Barbara received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Zoology and a Master of Arts in Professional Communication from Clemson University. She is an active member of the Association for Type International, and her certifications include:
- Myers Briggs Type Indicator
- Coaching Using Multiple Models
- Global Corporate College (GCC)
- Development Dimensions International (DDI)
- Glaxo SmithKline Documentation Specialist
- Zig Ziglar
- Achieve Global
Some of her major clients have included BASF, Bausch & Lomb, Robert F. Bosch, BMW, Draxlmaier, Eli Lilly, Fluor, GE, GlaxoSmithKline, Greenville Technical College, Hartness International, Honeywell, Johnson and Johnson, Michelin, Sealed Air, Spartanburg Community College, Swagelok, and the University of South Carolina. In addition, Barbara is a featured instructor and instructional designer with Bigger Brains, an award-winning online training venue that provides immediate access to engaging learning.
Barbara lives in Greer, SC and is an award-winning author and Pushcart Prize nominee. Besides business and creative writing, she writes for several blogs including two of her own. She is an active member of the Association for Psychological Type International, South Carolina Writers Association, and HubCity Writers.