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Experience the Change Barbara Metzler can Inspire



“It was a joy, and we really appreciate your speaking to our Passion For Action Dinner. You were great!”

Jackie Jenkins-Scott, Wheelock College President, John F. Kennedy Library, Boston, MA: Inaugural Leadership Award Dinner


"Barbara Metzler's powerful presentation on "Passionaries" brought inspiration and incredible insight our leaders. Her presentation skills are excellent and engaging! Her message is unique, interactive, and jam-packed with positive messages."

Naomi Rhode, CSP, CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame, Past President of National Speakers Association


“Barbara is the real deal. Her gentleness and humility is matched only by her depth and passion for service.”

Ellen Ferber, Hands On Network & Points of Light Institute’s National Conference, 2008


“We saw ‘ginormous’ in the dictionary. Passionaries should be next. It is where our hearts should be.”

Nicole Lapin, CNN anchor, co-host with Metzler of “Leaders of Now: Rocking the World One Community at a Time,” Atlanta, GA


“The power and generosity of business leaders to positively change the world is captivatingly captured in Barbara’s Oxford presentation to YPO’s Social Enterprise Network. As a fellow member of World Presidents Organization, we thank you for sharing, Barbara.”

Mark Van Ness, President Sperry Van Ness, YPO co-founder of the Social Enterprise Network


“You were a hit! The staff (alumni relations team) took-to-heart the concepts and key messages you shared and continued the discussion on becoming a passion-driven organization… You have a special gift to teach and connect with people-and it shows!”

Ralph Amos, UCLA Vice Chancellor


“Passionaries will renew your hope for the world.”

Millard Fuller, Habitat for Humanity Founder and former president


“What a wonderful message! Thank you for blessing us so much for speaking at our Care and Kindness dinner. You are a gift of God, a great treasure.”

Jim Kok, Crystal Cathedral Ministries


“Passion is the fuel that powers truly great organizations and Passionaries will inspire you to new heights of service to others.”

Rob Parker, CEO, Kiwanis International


“Incredible!I admire what you are doing and love the term “Passionaries”. Since your visit it has become our new favorite word at the Foundation. Thank you so much!”

Jocelyn Stevens, The Community Foundation of Sarasota County


"Barbara's talk on Passionaries will give the members of your church or organization the desire to discover and deploy their passions to change the world."

Scott Evans, Outreach, Inc. President/CEO