“Jennifer’s presentation style is awesome!”
Through her years of experience and heart warming stories, Jennifer Barnes provides sound advice and well developed content. On multiple occasions Jennifer has visited Kindred Life to help guide our teen parents through topics such as Marketable Moms and the Power of Parenting. We invite Jennifer back each year and look forward to her next visit
“Jennifer did a great job zoning in on the perfect topic to help our small business owners revisit their planning. Jennifer was dynamic and fun. She provided a perfect balance of professional and personal guidance for our group.”
Our group loved Jennifer’s energy, friendliness, and passion for the topic. It was very practical and interactive, even though it was a virtual presentation. We all enjoyed it!
You do such a wonderful job of putting yourself back in our shoes remembering the specific chaos of little children. Thank you! (MOPS)
“We love having you. You are an amazing speaker.”
“I only wish we had had more time! Jennifer is Professional but relatable, and easy to communicate with before the presentation date.”
“We love having you. You are an amazing speaker. We have had you speak to our group twice already in our three years of existence. Your name was the first to come up to speak to us again next year. Will be emailing you shortly. Thank you again.” (MOPS)
“I only wish we had had more time! Jennifer is Professional but relatable, and easy to communicate with before the presentation date.” (Mom’s Group)
“Yes, very happy with the presentation! Our group has been a buzz with conversation since the meeting. Very relevant. Jennifer is genuine and engaging. Loved hearing her story. We would love to hear more. Will definitely recommend to the planning team to consider. Love how Jennifer interacts with the group. Could have listened for hours. Thank you!” (MOPS/MOMSNext)
“Jennifer did a great job zoning in on the perfect topic to help our small business owners revisit their planning. Jennifer was dynamic and fun. She provided a perfect balance of professional and personal guidance for our group.” (Freedom Networking Group)
“The presentation was great! Clear and well communicated and perfectly paced. We will definitely be in contact for the future!” (Ela Public Library)
“Really the presentation and the topic were perfect! Jen you did an amazing job and made the presentation engaging and relevant for all. I already have received messages from people on how they enjoyed it.” (St. Mary of the Annunciation)
(Virtual and In-Person Presentations Available)
All talks can also be prepared and presented as Faith Based.
If you have an idea that you do not see represented, please let me know, as I frequently customize presentations to the needs of a given organization.
How to Get Motivated, Stay Motivated, and THRIVE
Do you want to get organized? Learn something new? We share practical tips for getting motivated- no matter what you want to accomplish. Then we identify some of the obstacles that often keep us from staying motivated and learn some strategies for overcoming them. We close with a look at 6 Things that will help you to THRIVE no matter what stage of life you are in.
Planning For the Future While Living in the Moment
The Present is a present, but remember to be prepared! In this presentation we look at practical ways to plan ahead, while enjoying the moment; including practicing the art of gratitude in our everyday lives and using calendars and To Do lists to handle what needs to be done. A motivating, yet practical presentation for people in all stages of life.
Advancing Your Business
There are 4 things that every business owner can do to advance their business. This presentation offers tips applicable to everyone, anywhere, doing anything – regardless of where you are in the process and where you work…..whether you are self employed and are at the very beginning with simply an idea waiting to be implemented, have been in business for years or work for a well established company. The information provided can be applied at any time. If you approach Advancing Your Business in each of these 4 ways – you will see results.
Wasting Time Each Day? Simple Tips to ERASE Inefficiency
Do you feel like you are wasting time each day? Do you feel like you are recreating the wheel each time you do something? Inefficiency is often rampant in our lives and businesses and we don’t even realize it. In this presentation we review the 5 Principles of Organizing so we can make our spaces as efficient as possible. We also talk about 6 simple ways to Erase inefficiency in our daily lives using the easy to remember ERASER acronym. Walk away with practical tips for making your business more efficient.
Re-entering the Job Market: How to merge the “Real Work” of Parenting with an Outside the Home Career.
We can’t have everything, but we can do the best we can with the life we choose to lead. This talk examines the intrinsic value of the very real “work” of parenting, while taking an honest look at the draw of an outside the home career. If you have spent time exclusively working at home, you will learn what steps you can take to reenter the external job market. In addition, we share practical tips that help one to maintain balance and organization both at home and outside the home.
“My Resume is Out of Date or “What Resume?”: Practical Resume Writing Strategies for Everyone
Writing a resume is a useful exercise whether you are in the market for a new job or not. It is good to have a current resume on hand and one can learn a lot by examining what she has done and the talents and experiences that have brought her to this point. We will work through specific questions to ask to get you started. Next, we will show how to connect your talents with marketable skills. Finally, we will look at basic “How To” Strategies for writing the resume itself.
Have an Idea for a Small Business? Here’s How you Start: Small Business Development Tips and Tactics
This talk invites participants to go from a business idea to an actual business plan. We start with strategies for determining what kind of business you would be best suited for. Then we discuss how to write a simple business plan. Finally, we work through simple marketing strategies that can be implemented to start the growth and continue it into the future.
Moms are Marketable
This presentation illuminates how Moms develop many resume worthy skills without even realizing it, and instructs them on how to intentionally develop their talents in the context of caring for their family. The talk motivates and encourages, while providing many practical tips for all Moms regardless of where they are in their journeys. Discussion includes, but is not limited to: setting boundaries, using the skills they have, learning new skills, and recognizing and keeping track of all that they have done.