Don Barden is a classically trained economist who earned his M.B.A. in Global Technology Management and International Business with an undergraduate B.B.A. in Economics and Finance. He is currently completing doctoral studies and is ABD with a Ph.D. in Finance. He resides in Atlanta Georgia and is fluent in international business affairs and the “business of business”.
Don’s work challenges and motivates people to think deeply about their beliefs, and reveals a plan to consistently achieve maximum communication and growth as a servant leader. His “unfair advantage” theories are revolutionary in today’s economy as he leads you on a journey that exposes the myth of modern sales and communication techniques. He awakens your creative energy, and identifies the path to cultural change.
Expertly mixing humor, academic capital, and time-tested systems, Don engages audiences through his highly personal and interactive speaking style. Don has the unique ability to break down toxic barriers and build an irresistible and motivated force of empowered team talent.
As an author, speaker, advisor and corporate executive, Don Barden’s counsel is highly sought after by some of the world’s most successful businesses. His experience and record-setting sales success have drawn him to corporate and political leaders who want to tap into his real-world experience in order to move their organization to higher levels of sales and cultural achievement.
Don’s book The Perfect Plan (Thomas Nelson Publishers) is available in over 40 country’s world wide. As a corporate executive and leader, Don has personally averaged over $1 billion in annual sales. He is highly noted for his ability to see “three sides” to every coin.
He also serves as the past Board President for The Summit Counseling Center in Atlanta, Georgia, a unique multidisciplinary, multispecialty personal and family counseling center that provides over 5,000 hours of counseling each year. Additionally, he is a leading advisor to several private schools, businesses and faith based organizations.
Don is also a passionate supporter of the US Military, especially the 1st Ranger Battalion out of Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, Ga., and the Sua Sponte Foundation. RLTW!