Welcome!
I'm Barbara Shannon

I teach purpose-driven CEOs how to lead phenomenally successful companies.


After years of being unable to agree, in two days with Barbara we achieved agreement on our approach! 

Rev. Bishop William Swing
Founder
United Religions Initiative

Barbara is an exceptional business partner and an outstanding thought leader, coach, facilitator and platform presenter.  

Bruce Rogol
Managing Director
Deloitte

Barbara is my sanity source. She's a wealth of business knowledge, and my guide in becoming the leader I want to be.

Miyoko Schinner
CEO
Miyoko's Creamery

Don't go it alone. If we're a fit, your results will be extraordinary.

Together we double-down on your values, define your needle movers, get the
right people on your business bus and refine your company culture to optimize your path to success.

 

"As a CEO coach, I get to partner with amazing individuals in pursuit of their dreams. Their successes are the rocks my business is built on. 

I began working with EVP level executives back in 1998. Since then I've worked with senior leaders at big companies like Hewlett Packard, Virgin Media, MetLife, JDSU/Lumentum, HireRight, FEI/Thermo Fischer, Flextronics/NextTracker. Today I work exclusively with CEOs and owners of small to mid-market companies."

Barbara

 This is not just coaching.

This is connecting my deep expertise with your vision to achieve your highest aspirations.

WORK WITH BARBARA

PRIVATE ADVISING

One-on-One Guidance for Today's CEO

  • Work with me one-on-one to propel you and your business to a whole new level of performance.
  • This is your opportunity to receive the highest-level customized coaching experience available only to CEOs.
  • Gain the expertise, acumen and leadership tools you need to take your organization to a whole new level of profits and performance. 
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ATHENA

Guided Peer Support for Women
Entrepreneurs

  • Grow your brand and your business in harmony with your life. 
  • Make more - Work less - Feel the joy.
  • Can you imagine your business operating at a whole new level of success?
  • Our ATHENA women's entrepreneur group experience is your fast track making it happen. 
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LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

Programs for C-Suite Executives

  • Level up your leadership team.
  • You need your team to be pro-active
    innovators who lead and drive the goals, culture and values of your organization.
  • It's not magic.
  • It's a step-by-step process customized to you, your people and your business.
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THECEOBOARD

Facilitated Peer Support and Accountability

  • COPY NEEDED Level up your leadership team.

  • You need your team to be pro-active

    innovators who lead and drive the goals, culture and values of your organization.

  • It's not magic.

  • It's a step-by-step process customized to you, your people and your business.

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I have a few opinions on things like business, values, human behavior, and leadership.

You'll find all that and more on my blog. 

Letter From a Census Taker in the Alaska Outback

Aug 30, 2020

Break a leg: 7 things leaders can learn from the theater

Aug 25, 2020

What Leaders are Learning About Themselves from the Pandemic

Jul 25, 2020

By way of a quick bit of background, I'm the founder of TSG The Shannon Group, a C-Suite leadership consulting company, The CEO Board, a CEO network and advisory group. and Athena a networking and advisory group for women entrepreneurs.
 
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