B. Kim Barnes
B. Kim Barnes, CEO of Barnes & Conti Associates in Berkeley, California, is a consultant, author, and entrepreneur. She holds a master’s degree in human development and has more than 40 years of experience in leadership and organization development, working globally with organizations in a broad range of industries. A frequent speaker at conferences, Barnes has published many articles in professional journals and has written several books.

Barnes’ books include Exercising Influence: A Guide for Making Things Happen at Work, at Home, and in Your Community, Third Edition; Consulting on the Inside: A Practical Guide for Internal Consultants (ATD Press) with Beverly Scott; Self-Navigation: A Compass for Guiding your Life and Career with Aviad Goz; and Building Better Ideas: How Constructive Debate Inspires Courage, Collaboration, and Breakthrough Solutions.