Personal and Professional Coach
R Barker is a personal and professional coach, and
co-founder of the Sedona, Arizona based company getSynergized.
He has been working with clients who want to
create higher levels of personal effectiveness and
success for nearly five years.
has an interesting background of success to draw from.
Upon graduation from high school he enrolled
in the United States Air Force.
He was awarded ten ribbons and medals
and recognized for outstanding achievement being name
Airman of the Month, Quarter and Year in his squadron.
early successes were recognized and he was selected
to serve in the White House, working for
Presidents Reagan and Bush at the age
of twenty. John
continued to excel with the White House Communications
Agency and was later selected for duty in the Situation
Room, working under the National Security Council.
His tenure included extensive travel in support
of the president, vice president and their staffs.
Johns exemplary service in the
White House earned him the prestigious Presidential
Johns enlistment was complete, after nearly
six years of service, he enrolled in Linn-Benton Community
College in Albany, Oregon.
An average student in high school, Johns
experiences raised his level of expectation.
An avid learner, he accumulated nearly
160 credits in two years and earned a 3.96 GPA.
transferred to the University of Southern California,
where he earned Magna Cum Laude honors and a Bachelor
of Arts degree in Communication Arts and Sciences,
Honors Program. His studies emphasized film, mass media and interpersonal
While at USC John had the opportunity to work
for THX surround sound inventor, Tomlinson Holman.
considering a career in the film industry, John recognized
his passion for personal development and began seeking
ways to help others recognize their own untapped potential.
When I discovered coaching I knew that
was what I wanted to do, says John.
developed his own coaching program and began working
with clients on a part-time basis.
Nine months later he discovered
other coaches in Portland and became one of the founding
members of the Portland Chapter of the International
In less than three years the chapter has grown
from informal gatherings of eight or so coaches, to
a formal membership of over sixty coaches.
John has been instrumental in the organization's
growth, serving in a variety of capacities including
his own life experiences, his rich education in communication
and his passion for personal development, John brings
a unique flavor and freshness to the coaching industry.
He is also a skilled writer, with numerous
personal and professional development articles published
across the Internet. He currently writes and publishes a daily e-zine.
vision is to create the most intensive support available
in the industry and to make coaching available to
He and getSynergized co-founder, Jeffrey D.
Brown will soon be launching theGame, an intensive
100-days program designed to accelerate personal and
professional development objectives for individuals,
businesses and organizations.
is happily married to Dr. Tara Barker, a naturopathic
physician specializing in Homeopathy and Women's Health.
The couple resides in Sedona, Arizona
with their two cats, Gustav and Lucy.
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This typically includes two hours of coaching via
telephone each month. We will work on issues
that prevent you from experiencing optimal happiness
in your life.
Your Mind: A practical approach to personal
This Internet based course is supported with two hours
of group coaching via telephone. This course
has been described as "profound" by participants
and it's a great way to learn if my approach is a
good match for you.
believe in the potential you have to manifest your
dreams and live an ecstatic life!
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John R. Barker