Barbara Waxman's empathetic and practical approach to inspiring people to embrace midlife is a marvel to watch. Co-facilitating a workshop with her allowed me to see how she can mix the logical and lyrical in a fashion that allows nearly anyone to understand her approach to consciously curating one's life. She is able to ignite the passion of midlife in her clients and students partly because she is such a role model for this passionate way of being.
Chip Conley, Hotelier and New York Times Bestselling Author
Chip Conley
Hotelier and New York Times Bestselling Author
I strongly recommend anyone to work with Barb in any aspect of personal or career development. She does it with honesty and compassion in a most respectful and professional manner.
Mark Jackson, General Partner, Peak Partners
Mark Jackson
General Partner, Peak Partners
I came away from sessions with Barbara feeling that I had been deeply heard, challenged to consider and reconsider my ideas and plans, and had a new or 'tweaked' direction in which to move - steps to take. I highly recommend Barbara to anyone, especially if you have changes upcoming in your life or if you wish to make plans for changes.
Colleen Foran, President, Potential Plus Ltd.
Colleen Foran
President, Potential Plus Ltd.
I was at a pivotal crossroads in my professional career when I worked with Barbara Waxman. We spent three months working on and identifying the obstacles and developing a game plan to make a significant change.  Through her careful and expert guidance as a coach, I was able to seamlessly make this transition. I’d recommended Barbara to anyone contemplating a change; whether it is personal or professional.
Deborah Glasser, Principal, Glasser Labor Relations
Deborah Glasser
Principal, Glasser Labor Relations
Working with Barbara as an executive business coach was life-changing. She guided me through my life and business priorities, helping me define my goals and creating parameters so that I could easily implement and achieve them. Her compassion and heartfelt understanding is what sets her apart from other executive and life coaches.
Lisa Berling, Accountant & Business Consultant
Lisa Berling
Accountant & Business Consultant
Barbara has a terrific tool box and is very results driven, thoughtful and organized. She helps me see different ways of viewing a situation which are transformational. She is a consummate professional and a joy to work with.
Julie Castro Abrams, CEO, How Women Lead
Julie Castro Abrams
CEO, How Women Lead
Want help at life’s crossroads? Then Barbara is the coach for you. Her ‘Entrepreneurship Turned Inward’ Program is worth experiencing. You won’t be sorry...
Ann Vowels, Executive and Life Coaching
Ann Vowels
Executive and Life Coaching
Barbara is deeply committed to advancing the leadership and performance of individuals and teams both at home and at work. As a Stanford GSB alum, I have had the opportunity to attend many excellent workshops and found that the materials presented were already elements that I had been working on with Barbara.  Barbara Waxman's work is outstanding and I highly recommend working with her.
Patty Jackson, Founder, PB&J Marketing
Patty Jackson
Founder, PB&J Marketing
Barbara's program that I attended was a 10 –  It was successful, hit the mark, and resonated with all those attending. It got all of us thinking and talking. And the event challenged us to keep our organization vibrant and thriving.
Sally Jameson, VP Programs and Services, Braille Institute
Sally Jameson
VP Programs and Services, Braille Institute
After selling my company I spent some time trying to figure out what to do next. Giving up my corporate role felt like I was giving up my whole identity. But fortunately, somebody suggested I call Barbara Waxman. She helped me think clearly about my interests; allowed me to find my own process for decision making; and gave me a host of ideas I still use on a daily basis. Barbara is wise, thoughtful, supportive and-- in a good way-- tough. I recommend her highly.
Kirk Citron, Founder, AKQA
Kirk Citron
Founder, AKQA
As an educator, I've cultivated a solid foundation in youth development, but personally, I've realized that I lack the same level of expertise regarding my own development as an adult. I was fortunate to discover her and engage her as an executive coach. Barbara's frank expertise has been so useful in naming my experiences, providing perspective, and framing the challenges and opportunities intrinsic in this stage of my work and life. 
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Alison Parks
Blink Diversity Consultant
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