Being a Leader and the Effective Exercise of Leadership
Los Angeles Course, Beginning January 2017

We unleash your power.

Accomplish what is most important to you–what you aspire to. People too often settle for a given level of results or pace at which things happen. We are catalysts and accelerators to empower you to make something extraordinary happen. We provide direct access to people’s humanity and spirit—what moves them—so that they take effective, inspired action.

You can count on us to always find a way to have you produce the wins you are looking for.

Each Initiative is custom designed to realize your objectives, drawing on our suite of tools:

Executive Coaching
Executive team alignment
Communication effectiveness
Mission Control Productivity
Breakthrough projects
Culture assessment

The transformation of an organization begins with the transformation of its leaders.



What Clients Say

Dave.VucinaDave Vucina
Former CEO, Wayport Inc.

Our improvement as a management team was significant in many key areas (collaboration, accountability, ending blame/being a victim, acceptance of responsibility, interpersonal skills) and that allowed us to execute at much higher levels. In addition, nothing was a given: we questioned many things we would not have in the past and were much more capable of setting new and higher targets of productivity. We were successful in moving beyond our own formula for success, once we understood that it alone had its limits. That allowed us to comfortably define new and higher productivity targets and achieve them. We were willing to risk our past success formula to reach new levels of success.

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Kimberly IshoyKimberly Ishoy
Former Executive of Global Software Company, IT Strategy & Planning, LDS Church

Now, I can make the seemingly impossible happen – not because I am driven to prove myself, as in the past, but because I know who I am and what difference I make. I am completely transformed as an individual – a better version of myself, unstoppable in my commitments.

Fred KleisnerFred Kleisner
Four decades as Executive Officer, COO, and CEO of five International Hospitality Companies

Barry gets people to innovate, helps groups cohere into powerful teams, and unleashes everyone to go after unprecedented results. I saw already-highly-competent people reach far beyond what they would have done previously, and I should add, through this experience I found my own achievement reach just as far beyond my own expectations. If you’re looking for a breakthrough in performance, Barry can help you achieve it.

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licari_frankFrank Licari DDS, MPH, MBA,
Dean, College of Dental Medicine, Roseman University of Health Sciences.

Barry’s work is about true leadership: finding your voice, inspiring others, and making your vision real, no matter how big or impossible. His work is revolutionary and inspiring.

I was able to clarify and give voice to my own vision for dental education. I saw my faculty shift from disseminating information to students for them to regurgitate back, to teaching each student to discover, to be adaptable, to think for themselves, to be true leaders in their chosen field. I am clear that our graduates will be fully prepared to effectively face a future of huge change due to technology and socio-economic forces. I saw the faculty and staff become one team, with deep respect for each other. I regularly hear them say how much they love their work and are deeply grateful to be here at Roseman. We are on the cutting edge of dental education in this country, and we all share a vision of what is possible for dental education everywhere. Barry’s work made this difference.

Carl-MarciCarl Marci, M.D.
Rhodes Scholar, Co-founder and Chief Science Officer of Innerscope Research, faculty of Harvard Medical School, a leader in the fields of social neuroscience and neuromarketing

Transformation is not a trivial task and we live in dynamic times that demand dynamic and thoughtful leadership.  Working with Barry is truly transformative and has made me a better leader. His multi-disciplined approach is comprehensive and inspiring.  I benefit from the application of that learning to my day to day life and work.

Mark-HedleyMark Headley
Former CTO Wyndham International Hotels, Founder/President Spiral Horn Ranch

Our company achieved its turn-around mission. I don’t believe the company, or our department, could have ever accomplished these breakthroughs without Barry’s work. If you are the CEO of a major corporation, your dream may be to achieve unprecedented quarterly or annual results with your team. Barry will provide you with the technology to realize whatever dreams you may have.

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Leon-LeeLeon Lee
Former Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Asia Pacific Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Worldwide

We initiated an “Impossible RGI Game”. We challenged every hotel general manager throughout Asia-Pacific to declare an impossible RGI (revenue generation index–measure of market share) — a breakthrough for their own hotel. This game challenged them to strive for what was impossible–much higher than what was budgeted.

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Barry Pogorel
Each of our consultants is a carefully selected, highly trained, and experienced master of our discipline. Over the last 40 years, we have consulted thousands of leaders and their organizations worldwide in a variety of industries both in the public and private sector.
Barry Pogorel recieved his masters from UCLA. His post-graduate work was in The Mastery of Management program at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia.


Barry Pogorel Leadership
Culver City,  California
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