Barry Moltz

In Barry's own wonderful, self-deprecating manner, he takes you on a quick humorous journey from business failure to tremendous business success and then teaches you the steps to grow and succeed with your business.


Barry Moltz gets business owners growing again by unlocking their long forgotten potential. With decades of entrepreneurial experience in his own business ventures as well as consulting countless other entrepreneurs, Barry has discovered the formula to get stuck business owners unstuck and marching forward. Barry applies simple, strategic steps to facilitate change.

Barry has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 20 years. After successfully selling his last operating business, Barry has branched out into a number of entrepreneurship-related activities. He founded an angel investor group, an angel fund, and is a former advisory member of the board of the Angel Capital Education Foundation.

Barry is a nationally recognized speaker on small business who has given hundreds of presentations to audiences ranging in size from 20 to 20,000. As a member of the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, he has also taught entrepreneurship as an adjunct professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He has appeared on many TV and radio programs such as CNBC's The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, MSNBC's Your Business and NPR's The Tavis Smiley Show. He hosts his own radio show, Business Insanity Talk Radio on AM560, and writes regularly for the American Express Open Forum and other online and offline periodicals.

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Get Your Business Unstuck
  • "Barry Moltz has a special combination of wit, enthusiasm and the wisdom that comes only to those who have pursued their own entrepreneurial endeavors. Barry offers a common sense approach and the practical steps any small business can take to address obstacles and get back on the road to success."

    – Cindy Bates, Vice President of Small Business, Microsoft
  • "Barry Moltz's energy is contagious."

    – Stephanie Weaver, Kauffman Foundation

Barry’s Topics

Barry gets businesses unstuck. He offers several keynotes and workshops that give new life to your business, including topics on employee success, customer focus and marketing. One of his most popular talks is detailed below.

How to Get Unstuck: 25 Ways to Get Your Business Growing Again

What you did to get your business to where it is today, is NOT what you need to do to get your business where it needs to be now. Businesses growth requires different actions as the market changes. Barry has identified 6 ways that businesses get stuck, causing their growth to slow. By simply making changes to these ineffective patterns, your business can start to flourish again. Areas discussed are sales, marketing, social media, finance, personal productivity, managing employees and customer service.