Testimonials

Business and Executive Coaching

The return on investment has been profound. If you place value on becoming a great manager and masterful leader, and if you wish to excel at coaching and mentoring others in their attainment of personal mastery, talk with Barry. You will rapidly find yourself equipped with a comprehensive set of tools to accomplish your goals.”
– Michael Burns


DarrenJohnstonBarry utilizes his professional experience from employment with large organizations such as Pfizer and his personal experience from being a husband, father and son along with experience from the 1,000+ individuals he has coached to motivate you to achieve your personal best. I have learned simple tools that are valuable in both personal and professional life. Both my personal and professional relationships have improved due to my coaching engagement with Barry.”
– Darren Johnston

 

 

DericRighterBarry’s coaching style and focus on personal excellence and networking has been highly beneficial in my development as a CEO. More recently, his support and guidance has helped me begin the career transition process. I highly recommend Barry to senior executives seeking coaching for leadership development, life balance and business relationships.
–  Deric Righter, CEO, ThyssenKrupp USA

 

Barry’s approach with his clients is quite different than most of the experiences I’ve had, namely:

  1. It’s your agenda. He doesn’t come at you with predisposed notions of what you should or shouldn’t be doing. You have ownership of the time you spend together.
  2. He doesn’t try and change personality traits. We worked on my strengths, making me a better, more effective leader while not compromising who I was deep down.
  3. The stuff we talk about is not just business-related. Barry’s techniques and strategies  are  just as applicable to personal matters as they are to business. He is interested in the whole person.
  4. The takeaways from our time together are oftentimes so simple and direct, I kick myself for not coming up with them myself.
  5. The takeaways are simple to apply. It goes back to the simple approach he takes and sticking to a few key concepts/actions to take.
  6. He has a subtle, collaborative ability that makes you hold yourself accountable in the end. Comes down to self-awareness.

– Mark Matheson, Chief Credit Officer, Crestmark Bank

 

 

KenGuityBarry brings positive energy, creativity, and out-of-the-box thinking to our discussions. I find every discussion with Barry fruitful, leaving the conversation with fresh ideas regarding the challenges that I face.
– Ken Guity

 

 

 

 

Personal Excellence Coaching

Barry has always presented himself as a professional of the utmost integrity, follow-through and knowledge. I know that when I refer individuals to him they will be treated with this same level of respect and professionalism. The individuals I have referred to Barry thank me time and again for introducing them to one of the best coaches in the business.
– Todd Hohauser, Vice President, Harvey Hohauser & Associates

 

 

 

The results I am seeing from our interaction is, in a word, stunning. His forward, yet compassionate, way of driving me to be my best is unmatched in my experience. When I need a kind word of encouragement, he delivers it with love and tact. When I need a swift kick in the pants, he delivers it with love and tact. He is showing me capabilities in myself that I could not see. He is challenging me to think MUCH bigger than I am capable of doing on my own. There is no question that the investment is worth the return.
– Dan Walker

 

 

Barry truly cares about helping people reach their goals and their full potential. He practices what he preaches in his own life and I highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for a coach that will make a difference.
– Tracy-Ann Palmer, Partner Management at SalesForce.com

 

 

 

Team and Group Coaching

Barry’s presence in any group is both steadying and challenging. As the facilitator of our ConnecTech Mentoring Program with CIOs, we trusted him to build the coaching skills of our CIO mentors − not always an easy task, but one with which he exceeded everyone’s expectations. We also rely on him to create momentum in the program, which he does by skillfully asking the right questions, not intruding. Barry is an invaluable friend and colleague.
– Danielle Delonge, ConnecTech Manager, Automation Alley

 

 

As an entrepreneur and small business owner having gone through the coaching process I have a difficult time envisioning the growth of any company without support of a business coach. If you, or your company, are being counted on right now to produce championship results, then you need the best coach in the business − you need Barry Demp.
– Judd Seida, Biz-Hive

 

MichelleCulverWorking with Barry has provided me with opportunities for new ways of thinking, challenged me to be a better leader, and to be a better coach to colleagues. His coaching and counsel have provided me with new tools to further develop my career and I would recommend him to others without debate.
– Michelle Culver

 

 

Personal and Life Coaching

Barry’s skilled coaching services have made a profound impact in my life. He effectively guided me and instilled the courage to step outside my comfort zones to lead a more authentic and successful life. Whether seeking to improve a small aspect of your life, or if you are considering a life ‘overhaul,’ I’d recommend consulting with Barry.
– Gregory J. Parry, JD, MPS

 

 

I enjoyed Barry’s ‘no nonsense’ communication style, which made it easy to comprehend new concepts. His patience and encouragement kept me engaged even when there were external distractions. Throughout the coaching relationship, he maintained strong belief in my capabilities and untapped potential. I can attest to the benefit Barry’s coaching expertise when facing new challenges and adopting new behaviors.
– Lisa Perazza, PMP

 

 

BrianKlausBarry’s business acumen and inexhaustible passion for coaching continues to be undeniably contagious and inspiring. He is a naturally articulate leader, manager, and coach that is recommended to anyone looking to expand their personal, family, and career endeavors. And to boot, he is a nice guy!
– Brian Klaus

 

 

Coaching for Coaches

Barry changed my life! He introduced me to Coaching and a venue to realize my Personal Life Vision as a very successful coach myself. I have owned and successfully developed my company that trains integrated Leadership, Management and Coaching over the last 9 years, and I couldn’t have done it without Barry’s critical help. Are you in question as to whether you can have the life you are capable of? If so, hire Barry and you won’t wonder anymore. You’ll know!”
– Al Killeen, President, Integrative Mastery Programs

 

 

JohnBeiter“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.’ – Albert Schweitzer

This was quote #96 from Barry’s Quotable Coach, which was the essence of why I sought an executive coach as a licensed psychologist and executive coach myself – working to build a new business in a new state and new venture. I am feeling and experiencing the “flame” of my engagement with Barry, who was able to help me distill out my Life Vision.  Based on that one powerful exercise, I am energized and enthused about the course my life is taking. As Barry has said, ‘No one needs a coach, everyone deserves one!’
– John Beiter

 

Barry helped me clarify my vision for my executive coaching practice. He challenges and stretches you and yet is supportive and encouraging. Barry definitely helped me accelerate my business!
– Pam Murdock, Executive Coach

 

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