Barks Recognized as Consultant of the Month

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Ed Barks has been named June Consultant of the Month by the authors of The Essential HR Handbook.

Co-authors Sharon Armstrong and Barbara Mitchell noted that Barks “provides his corporate and association clients with the messages and communications skills their executives need on a daily basis in order to help persuade and inform their publics. As a result, they gain an enhanced reputation, greater confidence, more opportunities for career advancement, and achievement of long-term business goals.”

“Being recognized by Sharon Armstrong and Barbara Mitchell is a high honor,” Barks said. “They really understand the need for ongoing professional development for today’s executives and recognize the value of sharpening one’s communications edge. It is a privilege to be associated with them.”

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“Lifelong learning is vital for C-suite and other executives, particularly when it comes to improving their communications skills,” he continued. “No deal gets done, no media interview gets aced, no public policy goal is achieved if that critical communications element is missing.”

Ed Barks, a former radio broadcaster, is the author of The Truth About Public Speaking: The Three Keys to Great Presentations, and community organizer at The Media Training Blog. As President of Barks Communications since 1997, he has taught more than 5000 business leaders, association executives, and other experts how to succeed when they deal with the media, deliver presentations, and testify before government officials.