A woman on a mission! The Virginia native has dedicated her life
to helping people change. She is more than just a motivational
speaker – Jo Anne is a “Master Builder” of people!
She truly has a passion for transforming lives through the
arena of self esteem. She has incredible insight. Jo Anne makes a “real” connection
with everyone she encounters! Her ability to connect – produces immediate and
From the moment you meet her, you will quickly realize Jo Anne Barnes
believes in POWER! The power of change. The power of passion. And the power of
Jo Anne believes today’s society teaches people to strive for mediocrity.
Therefore, she has made it her mission to change the standard – and teach people to
make “excellence” the norm and exceed it. She accomplishes this through a technology
she refers to as the “Art of Language”!
Jo Anne’s personal success story began at the age of 38. Jo Anne lives in
Houston, Texas and enjoys her beach home in Ft. Walton Beach., Florida.
Today – Ms. Barnes is a million-dollar producer for a direct sales organization.
Jo Anne consistently breaks company records and exceeds her sales goals. She is also
a full-time motivational speaker and sales trainer.
Jo Anne describes herself as a “Change Agent”! The term refers to the
incredible gift she possesses to get people to open up, discover their own power and
embrace the idea that broken people become master menders. She is a leader – a
mentor – a teacher.
Ms. Barnes attended Virginia Commonwealth University and studied English and
Psychology. She recently completed a seven-month program entitled “The
Entrepreneurial Edge”. Jo Anne has done work through Landmark Education and The
Generative Leadership Group on Women, Vision and the Future.
Jo Anne’s dream has always been to write a book and live on the beach. That
dream is now a reality – she already lives at the most beautiful beach in the world – Ft.
Walton! And, she is currently writing her first book.
In her spare time she enjoys reading, studying, traveling and taking long walks
on the beach.