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Red Ladder’s founder and CEO, Regina Barr, is frequently making news in both her business and volunteer endeavors. To learn more about what’s new with Regina Barr or Red Ladder, visit our news page often.



1/24/16  Author Interview with Susan Packard, author of The New Rules of the Game. 

2/9/16  Webinar with Regina Barr, Influence Strategies™.

2/24/16  Author Interview with Jennifer Kern Collins, author of The Drama Free Way. 

3/10/16  Webinar with Regina Barr, Attitude Matters when SHIFT Happens!™. 

3/22/16  Author Interview with Margaret Reynolds, author of Reignite: How Everyday Companies Spark Next-Stage Growth. 

3/31/16  Webinar with Regina Barr, Success with Less Stress™. 

4/12/16  Webinar with Regina Barr, Valuing Yourself: What are You Really Worth?™

4/19/16  Author Interview with Marcia Malzahn, author of The Fire Within. 

5/19/16  Author Interview with Liz Wiseman, author of Rookie Smarts: Why Working Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work. 

6/23/16  Author Interview with Jamie Sussel Turner, author of Less Stress Business. 

9/27/16 Author Interview with Teresa Thomas, author of Win/Win Networking. 

10/20/16 Author Interview with Terri Tierney Clark, author of Learn, Work, Lead. 

11/17/16 Author Interview with Pam Borton, author of On Point. 

12/13/16 Author Interview with Tiffany Mason, author of The Power of Adversity. 


12/9/15 Author Interview with Roxanne Battle, author of Pockets of Joy. 

11/19/15 Author Interview with Dr. Kristine Quade, author of Dynamical Boards: BE the Difference. 

10/27/15  Author Interview with Vera Price, author of The Power of People. 

9/30/15  Author Interview with Dana Manciagli, author of Cut the Crap, Get a Job!

6/16/15  Author Interview with Dina Simon, author of Make Unstoppable Simple. 

5/19/15  Author Interview with Marcy Blochowiak, author of No Glass Ceiling, Just Blue Sky. 

4/23/15 Author Interview with Shirley Weis, author of Playing to Win in Business. 

3/11/15 Regina Barr was published in the March issue of Drake Business Review Online with the article, Moving the Needle on Employee Engagement and Commitment.

3/10/15 Author Interview with Dawn Stebbing, author of The Power is in the Pearl. 

2/19/15 Author Interview with Cy Wakeman, author of Reality-Based Leadership. 

1/26/15  Regina Barr was featured in the 2015 Catapult your Career Success Summit, where she discussed how to Gain the Professional Edge through Self-Promotion! 

1/20/15 Author Interview with Michele Tillis Lederman, author of The 11 Laws of Likability. 


11/20/14 Author Interview with Kristen Brown, author of The Happy Hour Effect: Twelve Secrets to Minimize Stress and Maximize Life. 

10/21/14 Author Interview with Joan Williams, author of What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know. 

9/23/14 Regina Barr was quoted in the article, Empowering Hi-Po Women.  The article also referenced the 2014 Women at The Top® Study.

9/18/14 Author Interview with Jamie Sussel Turner, author of Less Stress Business:  A Guide for Hiring, Coaching and Leading Great Employees. 

9/02/14 Regina Barr was quoted in the article, Women Hold Their Own in C-Suite at Nation's Largest Banks. The article is also referenced the 2014 Women at The Top® Study.

6/19/14 Author Interview with Margaret B. Smith, author of The Ten-Minute Leadership Challenge. 

5/22/14 Author Interview with Diane Wingingland, author of 12 Steps to Be a Confident Speaker.

5/6/14  After meeting membership qualifications, Regina Barr was accepted as a member of the National Speakers Association.  

4/24/14 Author Interview with Starr Pilmore, author of Fun With Visualization: A Simple and Quick Way to Sky Rocket Your Success. 

3/26/14 Author Interview with Dr. Cheryl Leitschuh, author of Leadership Energy: Unlocking The Secrets To Your Success. 

2/27/14 Red Ladder launches Women at that Top® Executive Women Roundtable.

2/20/14 Author Interview with Dr. Lois Frankel, author of Nice Girls STILL Don’t Get the Corner Office.


12/10/13 Author Interview with Renee Rongen, author of Fundamentally Female. 

11/20/13 Executive Women in Financial Services – Networking Social. 

11/15/13 National Career Summit, The Art of Self Promotion. 

11/14/13 WATT Leadership Conference, Leveraging Emotional Intelligence.

10/16 /13 Author Interview with Diane Cashin, author of Why You Didn't Get the Job!: Ten Steps for Success In Business - A Woman's Guide to Navigating Her Way to the Top.  

9/19/13 Author Interview with Leslie Grossman, author of Link Out. 

6/11/13 Author Interview with Katherine Crowley, author of Mean Girls At Work. 

5/22/13 Regina Barr Breaking Barriers keynote mentioned in Karima LaJoie’s blog, I am I grow.

5/14/13 Author Interview with Cy Wakeman, author of Reality Based Rules of the Workplace. 

4/11/13 Author Interview with Nicole Williams, author of Earn What You're Worth. 

3/20/13 Teleseminar with Regina Barr, Leveraging Emotional Intelligence for Workplace Effectiveness.  

3/1/13  Regina Barr’s article, The Next Wave of Leadership: Finding and grooming your company’s diamonds in the rough, was published in the March/ April issue of MBA Banking magazine.  

2/14/13 Author Interview with Barbara Stoker, author of The Line. Where to draw it. How to stay above it. 

1/16/13 Author Interview with Jan Torrisi-Mokwa, author of Building Career Equity.  


12/5/12 Author Interview with BJ Gallagher, author of Oil for Your Lamp. 

11/13/12 - 11/15/12 Words of Wisdom from Successful Women Who Have Made It on Their Own Terms. 

11/8/12 Regina Barr was quoted on WCAX.com (read here) regarding status of executive women in banking. 

10/16/12 Author Interview with Kathy Caprino, author of Breakdown, Breakthrough. 

9/26/12 Regina Barr and her guest, Patty Tanji, discuss So You Want a Pay Raise. Now What? 

9/12/12 Author Interview with Marcia Ballinger, author of The 20-Minute Networking Meeting. 

6/13/12  Author Interview with Susan RoAne, author of How to Create Your Own Luck. 

5/15/12  Author Interview with Jennifer Crittenden, author of The Discreet Guide for Executive Women. 

4/25/12  Building Social Capital through Networking and Social Media panel program. 

3/15/12  Author Interview with Cy Wakeman, author of Reality-Based Leadership.

2/16/12  Author Interview with Liz Wendling, author of The Unstoppable Business Woman.

1/12/12  Author Interview with Susan Colantuono, author of No Ceiling, No Walls: What women haven't been told about leadership from career-start to the corporate boardroom. 


12/8/11 Author Interview with Gloria Feldt, author of No Excuses:  9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power.   

11/16/11 Call with Regina Barr, A Spirit of Abundance:  Putting a Holliday Twist on Networking.

11/10/11 Author Interview with Shaunti Feldhahn, author of The Male Factor: The Unwritten Rules, Misperceptions, and Secret Beliefs of Men in the Workplace.

10/27/11 Annual Women at the Top® Panel Program moderated by WATT® Network member, Cindy Haas.

10/13/11 Author Interview with Diane Windingland, author of Small Talk, Big Results: Chit Chat Your Way to Success!

9/15/11 Regina’s article, Five Tips for Networking Success This Holiday Season, was featured in the September 15th issue of the National Association of Female Executives News & Notes.

9/15/11 Author Interview with Karen Kodzik, author of Navigating Through "Now What?"

06/08/11 Regina’s opinions were featured in the Creston News Advertiser article, Lunch Hour Versus Minute.

06/01/11  Regina talks more about your lunch hour and its impact on your executive image in the Miami Herald article, Is Lunch Hour Outdated?

04/19/11  Regina Barr’s blog, Women at the Top®, was featured as one of 25 career and business women bloggers to read by BlogHer. Access her blog at http://www.thewattblog.com/

04/06/11 Is she FOR or AGAINST brown-bagging your lunch? Read what Regina Barr has to say in the Wall Street Journal article, The New Power Lunch: Strategies for Brown-Bagging at Your Desk, With Executive Image Intact.

02/23/2011Women at the Top® vConference Re-Energize Your Career was mentioned in an article on www.Examiner.com. (Read Article)

02/16/2011 The 2011 Women at the Top® Study was mentioned in the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Directorship blog. (Read More)

Red Ladder announces Second Annual Virtual Leadership Conference.
(Read More)
Learn more about the Re-Energize Your Career vConference.

The 2011 Women at the Top® Study was mentioned in The Glass Hammer blog. (Read More)


Regina Barr’s Women at the Top® column was featured in the Fall/Winter 2010 issue of TFW magazine. Read her article, Leverage Year-to-Date Results to Establish and Enhance Credibility.

Red Ladder releases its annual Women at the Top® (WATT®) Study. This year’s focus is on the Top 50 Commercial Banks.
(Read More) For information on related studies: 2005 WATT® Study and The Leadership Gap Study.

Regina Barr shares advice in the article, Best Things Entrepreneurs AVOIDED when Building Their Businesses.
(Read here)

Regina Barr shares business lessons she learned from the recession with Toilet Paper Entrepreneur.
(Read here)

Regina Barr was quoted on the role of image and attire in customer service on
www.560TheSource.com during the Experience Pros segment with Eric Reamer and Angel Tuccy. She shared her “tale of two surgeons.”

Regina Barr’s Women at the Top® column was featured in the Summer 2010 issue of TFW magazine. Read her article,
How to Stand Out at Work Without Sticking Out Like a Sore Thumb.

Regina Barr’s Women at the Top® column was featured in the spring issue 2010 issue of TFW magazine. Read her article,
Up Is NOT the Only Way When Mapping Your Career.

03/01/10 Red Ladder announces First Annual Virtual Leadership Conference. (Read More) Learn more about the Amplify Your Success vConference

Regina Barr’s Women at the Top® column was featured in the Winter 2010 issue of TFW magazine. Read her article,
Consider Unintended Consequences When Making Decision.


Red Ladder, Inc. is pleased to announce sponsorship opportunities for the Women at the Top® (WATT®) study, web site, blog and events.

Red Ladder, Inc. acquired the rights to the Women at the Top® study and blog. Learn more about the new direction of WATT® or sign-up to receive the weekly blog. Click here to learn more about the 2009 WATT® Study.

Red Ladder, Inc. received Financial Women International’s 2009 Partner in Success Award. Regina Barr accepted the award at FWI’s 87th Annual Conference held in Newport Beach, California.

Regina Barr's article, Personal Visibility: How to Take Charge and Create Buzz for Yourself or Your Business, was featured on The Pretty Woman website.

Regina Barr was quoted in the ABC news article, Testosterone May Guide Women's Careers.

Regina Barr was quoted in the Northwestern Financial Review article, After 87 years, Financial Women International will close its doors.

Regina Barr’s article, Riding a Runaway Train: Five Strategies for Developing a Sense of Control in Turbulent Times, was featured in the April issue of the Eagle Informer magazine.

Regina Barr is now a featured speaker with Business Experts Webinar

Red Ladder launched Successful Selling, a group coaching program.  For more information:  651-453-1007 or

Regina Barr selected for the third year in a row to lead IABC Minnesota's Dial Up Your Career Series.


Regina Barr was honored on November 6 as one of the
Top Women in Finance by Finance and Commerce newspaper.

Regina Barr’s profile featured in Adelphi University’s
Alumni Profiles in Success.

Regina Barr was appointed the Nominations Chair for Financial Women International. In this role, she will provide oversight for Nominations, Board Development and Reorganization of the Association.

Regina Barr's book review on Hit the Ground Running by Liz Cornish was featured as an Executive Read in the Saint Paul Pioneer Press.  For book information go to

Regina Barr was quoted in Bill Tingle's Leadership Blog, Executive Presence: An Ontological Perspective. 

Regina Barr was quoted in the Finance & Commerce article, The St. Paul-based Bank Cherokee looks for new niche markets.

Regina Barr is the featured executive coach on the newly launched blog,
Women At The Top More information on this site at the news release, Four Coaches, One Forum.

Regina Barr quoted in NorthWestern Financial Review magazine article, Bankers Promote the "Softer" Side of Affinity Marketing. Regina addressed the topic of marketing to Boomers based on five Boomer priorities: personal, financial, nesting, enjoyment and experiences. 

Regina Barr quoted in the Long Island Business News article, The Art of Patience.

Red Ladder, Inc. marks
five-year milestone with release of new leadership program.

Red Ladder Inc.
partners with IABCMN to provide TeleSeminar Training to members.

Regina Barr quoted in The Tennessee Banker article,
Executive Roles Still out of Reach for Many Women in Banking.


Regina Barr featured in Finance & Commerce cover story, Raising the Barr

Regina Barr quoted in NFR article, Expert: There's no better time for women to take the lead.

Looking for a professional development program for your staff? Red Ladder now offers a NEW Program for 1 hour, 2 hour, 4 hour or a full day seminar on Professionalism Is For Everyone.

Regina Barr featured in Balance Magazine article Next Wave of Leadership: Leading When You Are NOT The Boss, on page 36 in the Winter 2007 edition. 

Regina Barr quoted in Washington CEO article, Women Find a Friendly Environment in Banking.

Regina Barr quoted in Saint Paul Pioneer Press article, Money question? Ask mom...Children learn more about finances from their mothers than their fathers.

Regina Barr quoted in Meetings, Minnesota's Hospitality Journal article, Meeting Manners Mom Never Taught You.

Regina Barr quoted in San Diego Business Journal article, Banks Find Executive Talent Thinning as Baby Boomers Hit Retirement.

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