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Pamela Barnum

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Body language expert, trust strategist

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Speaker Pamela Barnum has a 20-year career in the criminal justice system as she continuously built her rapport around trust and body language in her different careers. Today, Pamela uses her expertise to guide businesses on how using non-verbal communication skills can benefits employees as a whole as it ties into multiple different sectors for understanding and overall confidence. Pamela implements detailed how-tos for organizational success.

Why you should book speaker Pamela Banrum:

  • Decades of experience, Pamela implements how to unlock the code of non-verbal communication through her experience and her strategic takeaways.
  • She demonstrates how body language can be used to boost many different aspects outside of finding out the norm of truth-telling. Pamela’s keynotes demonstrate leadership, trust, and even confidence through body language.
  • She shares her experience through humor, motivation, and inside expertise to active audience members’ own keen sense of non-verbal communication.

Speaker Pamela Barnum has worked undercover in the Drug Enforcement Section, she learned real-world techniques for building trust and interpreting body language. When Pamela graduated from law school, she left policing and accepted a position as a federal prosecuting attorney. She spent countless hours in the courtroom, perfecting her proficiency as a trust strategist and body language expert.

Following a successful 20-year career in the criminal justice system, Pamela studied corporate negotiations in graduate school. Now, she shares her expertise with others, teaching them how to
improve their communication skills to increase trust inside corporations, associations, and law enforcement agencies.

As a body language expert and trust strategist, Pamela delivers techniques once thought of like a “secret second language” that participants can begin using immediately. Take decades of experience, including working deep undercover in narcotics, followed by a rewarding legal career, and you get real-world strategies that help participants crack the code on trust and improve
professional relationships using proven field-tested techniques.

Pamela shares her experience, research, and expertise with humor, candor, and energy, blending actionable strategies with memorable stories. She is also a featured expert and contributor in print media, radio and television news programs in Canada and the United States. She has appeared in person in front of audiences ranging from 50 -12,000 and on countless virtual stages.

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Crack the Code on Trust: Insider Techniques for Leaders

Studies show that the higher the level of trust, the more successful the outcome will be. Nonverbal communication is a significant data source used to make decisions around trust

Audience takeaways:

  • Accurately assess others’ nonverbal cues (body language). Discover and learn strategies used to build trust quickly and easily with anyone; including demanding clients, difficult customers, and challenging stakeholders.
  • Behave in a way that communicates confidence and trustworthiness in every situation. Develop nonverbal communication techniques that make people feel validated and appreciated.
  • Create an environment that fosters authenticity and trust – turning first impressions into winning impressions.
Keynote by speaker Pamela Barnum

Undercover Leadership: Trust Starts with You

Your credibility, likability, and trustworthiness are evaluated within seconds. That means that even if you have rehearsed your words perfectly, and you say all the right things, if your body language is not in alignment with your words; you lose.

Audience takeaways:

  • Strategies that inspire courage from within, increasing trust in B2B and B2C relationships.
  • Nonverbal techniques that communicate confidence within seconds, especially in challenging situations.
  • Increase self-awareness to manage and access personal biases that may be holding you and your team back
Keynote by speaker Pamela Barnum

3D Trust in a 2D World: Innovative Approaches to Enhance Trust Virtually

Within milliseconds, people judge your confidence, competence, and credibility. Virtual events and meetings enhance the subtle nuances that either enhance or destroy your trustworthiness.

Audience takeaways:

  • Must do’s before the meeting or event begins.
  • Nonverbal techniques and platforms leaders can use to increase engagements during the meeting or event.
  • The top three nonverbal techniques that increase trust, and the top three that damage trust during virtual events and meetings – and they aren’t what you think.
Keynote by speaker Pamela Barnum

3D Negotiation Techniques for Success: Display, Decode, Detect

Learn the secret second language that’s been reserved for communication experts and law enforcement.
Using techniques developed as an undercover police officer and federal prosecuting attorney, Pamela will teach you and your organization how to use and interpret body language to negotiate better deals, improve important relationships, and build trust quickly and effectively.

Audience takeaways:

  • Display trustworthiness and demonstrate that you’re acting in good faith, to improve and regulate how you are perceived by others.
  • Decode nonverbal cues that provide reliable feedback on how the other person is really feeling – regardless of what they are saying.
  • Detect deception with a greater degree of accuracy using verbal and nonverbal techniques so you can respond strategically, influencing behavior.
Keynote by speaker Pamela Barnum

Overcome the Confidence Gap

A growing body of evidence shows that a lack of confidence is devastating to our success. It turns out that confidence is equally as important as competence when it comes to getting ahead professionally. The problem is that demonstrating less self-assurance is what keeps us from achieving at the highest levels

Audience takeaways:

  • Nonverbal techniques to acquire confidence and overcome the “imposter syndrome” that is holding you back.
  • How men and women negotiate differently, and strategies that pull from the strengths of both.
  • The “asking advantage” and how to increase effectiveness with body language.
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Pamela delivers in a way that engages, entertains, and inspires the audience to take action.

Jamie Minton

CEO Luminary Events

I have taken what I learned in Pamela's session and I am blown away by how well it works! Holy jumpin' I am a believer!

Emma Reid

Women's Leadership Conference

One of the best sessions I have ever attended! I learned a lot and know that these strategies are going impact my business

Vicki Ho

California Association of Realtors Annual Conference Attendee

Pamela is an energetic and engaging speaker who gives the audience real-world business strategies they can implement now.

Sonia Stringer

CEO Savvy Women Leadership Conference
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I love Pamela's straight-shooting approach with easy to implement strategies that work.

Carol Ford, VP Sales Regal Inc. See all references

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