Barry Maher

Author, speaker, and consultant Barry Maher (www.barrymaher.com) has appeared on the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, CBS, and CNBC, and he’s frequently featured in publications like the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the London Times, Business Week, and USA Today.
Barry's client list includes organizations like ABC, the American Management Association, Blue Cross, Canon, Cessna, Deloitte, Fuji, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, McDonald’s, Merck, the National Lottery of Ireland, the Small Business Administration, the U.S. Army, Verizon and Wells Fargo.
His books include "Filling the Glass," which has been honored as “[One of] The Seven Essential Popular Business Books,” and "No Lie: Truth Is the Ultimate Sales Tool," which has been translated around the world.

Success July 14, 2015
Motivation and Self-Esteem: a Tirade

The business gurus are right when they tell us that many of us have trouble filling the glass -- have trouble living the business life we feel we should be living -- because of our lack of self-esteem. Of course, sometimes one of the reasons we don't esteem ourselves more is the very fact that we are not living that life. This is the place where a self-help article is supposed to pat you...

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Success June 19, 2015
How to Kill a Career

The president of a large financial services company went on a fact-finding tour of regional offices. When he got to Illinois, the local management carefully handpicked several veterans and a couple of promising new recruits to attend the fact-finding dinner. The new recruits were the most gung-ho in the office. The veterans could be counted on to behave with discretion; they understood company...

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Success June 16, 2015
Bragging About the Negatives

This article originally appeared at BarryMaher.com. Republished here courtesy of Barry Maher. "If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance." -- George Bernard Shaw It's 3:30 on a hot Friday afternoon. The room is stuffy, and we've drawn the blinds against the direct sunlight so it's dark, almost cave-like. The three people I'm with have been...

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