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Phillip A. Barbb is a 2x Emmy®-nominated TV Producer and a performance coach focused on emotional intelligence, dynamic leadership, and strategic short-term and long-term goal setting for C-Suite executives, entrepreneurs, creatives, and rising-star business professionals.

Additionally, with over 13 years of sobriety from drugs and alcohol, Phillip Andrew Barbb works with sober executives to navigate a social and peer pressure laden business world. In his spare time, he works with inmates in the Los Angeles County Jail System struggling with substance abuse issues.


He is the author of "All the Reasons I Hate My 28-Year-Old Boss" which is an entertaining, comedic, and motivational business/personal development book that tackles some of the common frustrations, annoyances, and mental hang-ups of being a member of today's youth-driven workforce.

It is available as a hard copy, ebook, and audiobook here.

As a TV Producer, he has successfully led teams on projects for Netflix, FOX, CBS, Facebook Watch, Youtube Red, E!, USA and many others. He is a member of the TV Academy, Producer's Guild of America, and a graduate of Michigan State University.

As a keynote speaker, he enjoys the honor of connecting with many different types of audiences from high school & college students to personal development workshops to corporate leaders. Mr. Barbb educates, encourages, and empowers audiences on a variety of topics including Leadership Development, Workplace Ageism, Character Building, Peer Pressure, Social Media Influence, and Substance Abuse.



For those looking for a more technical explanation of Phillip A. Barbb's approach, he has been heavily influenced by the following individuals:

Motivational Speakers: Eric Thomas, Tony Robbins, Les Brown, Zig Zigler and Brené Brown

Executive Coaches: Steve Chandler, Rich Litvin, and Navy SEALs Mark Devine and Jocko Willink

Ancient Greek and Stoic Philosophers: Socrates, Marcus Aurelius, Seneca, and Epictetus

Authors: Susan Scott, Chris Voss, Malcolm Gladwell, Irvin Yalom, Steven Pressfield, and Robert Greene.

Each year, he makes a blog post with a brief overview of the books read from that year.


Here are links to the past few years:

2021 -

2020 -

2019 -

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