Didi L. Barbour is the founder of Your Life Compass. She designs and delivers the Success Calibration System™ programs for life and business coaching and training. The Success Calibration System™ is the progressive process for upgrading in all dimensions – cognitive, physical, emotional , and spiritual for an optimal shift to consistently achieve desired results and fulfillment.
She is a University of Illinois-Chicago graduate with a degree and background in French and education. Her role as a health club owner and fitness instructor for over ten years highlights a continued long-time passion for fitness and wellness lifestyle. Prior to her professional coaching business, she worked as an Academic Advisor for the University of Wisconsin-Stout, teaching and presenting personal development workshops for integrating effective skills and tools for goal setting, academic success, time management and career exploration. Her success record with clients comes from her extensive training, research and professional experience from a range of fields including advertising, pharmaceuticals, publishing, sales and marketing, in the various roles and capacities in the corporate realm and as a small business owner and entrepreneur.
Didi brings the broad perspective of an international dimension having studied, lived and traveled in the Middle East and Europe and is fluent in several languages. She has lived on the West Coast, in South Florida and currently returned to her native Midwest. Didi has experienced living in both large metropolitan and small town settings.
Her research and training in personal development and business, drives her coaching philosophy, with the tools and processes founded on the integrity of long standing laws and principles combined with cutting edge scientific findings. Clients benefit from her mega toolbox of 30 years of business experience, underscored with training in the dynamics and relationships for professional and personal leadership, growth and development. Her communication style is clear, focused and fun – conveying her innately supportive, positive nature, infectious sense of humor and buoyant approach to life in teaching, training, and coaching.
Affiliations, Memberships and Certifications:
- International Association of Coaches (Founding Member)
- Graduate School of Coaching
- National Wellness Institute – AWC
- Fearless Living Institute
- Covey Leadership Center, Inc.
- Toastmasters International – CTM
- Middleton Chamber Ambassador – Middleton, WI