Barry J. Farber

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Barry J. Farber
Occupation Entrepreneur, sales consultant, author, talk show host
Nationality American

Barry J. Farber is an American entrepreneur, sales consultant, author, and talk show host.


Farber has written eleven books, which have been translated into more than 25 languages with over one million copies sold.[1] He is a monthly columnist for a while Entrepreneur magazine, and formerly hosted a television show called Diamonds in the Rough,[2][3] and is current executive producer for the Jackie Mason Show, for which work he won 3 Telly Awards.[1]

He was the broker and agent for the $7 million Evel Knievel roller coaster that Six Flags Theme Parks launched the summer of 2008, and is literary agent for the autobiography of world champion skateboarder Andy Macdonald.

He holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, Black Belt Weapons Regional and National Tournament Champion and studies several other martial arts. Farber often incorporates his martial arts experience into his presentations.

Farber is Co-Inventor and Marketer of the FoldzFlat[4] Pen.


Farber's perspectives have been quoted in other publications, such as If it wasn't for the people—this job would be fun! by Charles Bourke Motsett,[5] Secrets of Successful Telephone Selling, by Robert W. Bly,[6] The Aladdin factor by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen,[7] and How You Can Start and Manage Your Own Business by Nathaniel Ejiga.[8]

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  1. ^ a b "Barry Farber bio". Entrepreneur Magazine. Retrieved 2009-04-17. 
  2. ^ Christie Appelhanz. "Motivational speaker helps companies find solid ideas that work". The Topeka Capital-Journal. Retrieved 2009-04-17. 
  3. ^ David Hinckley (2006-06-06). "Ban on Rush's book speaks volumes". Daily News (New York). Retrieved 2009-04-17. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "The unfolding of a novelty product". March 1, 2004. Retrieved 2009-04-17. 
  5. ^ Motsett, Charles Bourke (1998). If it wasn't for the people-- this job would be fun!. CRC Press. p. 127. ISBN 1-57444-202-3. 
  6. ^ Bly, Robert W. Secrets of Successful Telephone Selling: How to Generate More Leads, Sales, Repeat Business, and Referrals by Phone. Macmillan. p. 106. ISBN 0-8050-4098-6. 
  7. ^ Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen (1995). The Aladdin factor. Berkley Books. p. 227. ISBN 0-425-15075-5. 
  8. ^ Ejiga, Nathaniel (2004). How You Can Start and Manage Your Own Business. Trafford Publishing. p. 243. ISBN 1-4120-2102-2. 

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