Pamela Barnum | Strategic Communication: “LIFE” Skills for Leaders | NSB Engage Webinars

Imagine what it would be like to live as a different person with a different name, identity, and background. For months at a time, you’re living with a false identity, and your success depends on building trust and detecting deception with some of the most dangerous people imaginable.

That’s precisely what Pamela Barnum did for years working undercover in the Drug Enforcement Section. She learned real-world techniques for building trust and interpreting body language.

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

 

 

Using her expertise and insider techniques, Pamela will help you and your organization enhance trust and negotiation skills with innovative LIFE techniques.
  • ead with intentional communication and nonverbal cues.
  • nfluence with the ability to recognize, understand and manage deception cues and how others perceive us.
  • ascinate in a way that communicates confidence and trustworthiness in every situation.
  • mpower with empathy enabling us to engage in perspective-taking, which is critical to emotional intelligence.

 

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. As a body language expert and trust strategist, Pamela Barnum delivers techniques once thought of like a “secret second language” that participants can begin using immediately.

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.

Pamela has spoken in front of audiences ranging from 50 to 12,000 in the United States, Canada, and Australia. In her recent TEDx Talk, “What Drug Dealers Taught Me About Trust” was viewed more than 200,000 times in the first six months. Pamela shares her experience, research, and expertise with humor, candor, and energy, blending actionable strategies with memorable stories.


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