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Valorie Burton

  • Atlanta, GA
  • USD On Request

Valorie Burton, life strategist and international speaker, is CEO of the Coaching and Positive Psychology (CaPP) Institute. Her life-changing message has an intriguing, research-based emphasis in the pioneering field of applied positive psychology – the study of what happens when things go right with us. Her company provides coaching, coach training, and resilience training and […]

Valorie Burton, life strategist and international speaker, is CEO of the Coaching and Positive Psychology (CaPP) Institute. Her life-changing message has an intriguing, research-based emphasis in the pioneering field of applied positive psychology – the study of what happens when things go right with us.

Her company provides coaching, coach training, and resilience training and has served clients in all 50 states and 20 countries on six continents. Since 1999, she has written 13 books translated into multiple languages, including Let Go of the Guilt, It’s About Time, and Successful Women Think Differently.

Valorie Burton has appeared regularly on the TODAY Show, CNN, Dr. Oz, and Essence, and has spoken for hundreds of organizations around the globe. She was named one of the top 60 motivational speakers in America and one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in the field of personal development.

For over 15 years, Valorie’s books, speaking engagements, and coaching programs have helped people:

Make major life changes that are exciting and scary at the same time.
Be happier and have more fun, even when life seems routine.
Become strong leaders, navigate office politics, and achieve professional dreams.
Navigate setbacks and disappointments in a way that makes life better, not bitter.
Speak up with confidence rather than settling for less.
Go to sleep at night feeling at peace about decisions.
Conquer emotions that cause procrastination, emotional spending, and self-sabotage.

Valorie Burton knows what it feels like to endure family health challenges and dreams deferred. And she understands the power of being resilient and tenacious in the face of such disappointments. In the summer of 1999, she had an epiphany that confirmed her life purpose: To inspire others to live more fulfilling lives. At the time, she was good at what she did for a living, but not passionate about it. Despite her fears, Valorie Burton took a leap of faith to pursue her dream.

Valorie Burton

The transformation has led her to write eleven books, including Successful Women Think Differently, and What’s Really Holding You Back? Success Magazine named her book, Why Not You? one of the “Top 25 Must-Read Success Books.” Her book Happy Women Live Better: 13 Ways to Trigger Your Happiness Every Day helps women make intentional choices right now to increase their happiness on a daily basis. Her books have been translated into seven foreign languages.

Valorie Burton has appeared numerous times on the TODAY Show, Dr. Oz, CNN, HLN and hundreds of other radio and television shows. She has also co-hosted two national television programs, The Potter’s Touch with T.D. Jakes and Aspiring Women, which won two regional Emmy nominations. She has written for Oprah Magazine, Essence, Ebony, Woman’s Day, and many more.

And as a speaker, she has inspired audiences for GE, McDonald’s, Goldman Sachs, State Farm, Accenture, General Mills, FDIC, Verizon Wireless, NASA, Wells Fargo, the US Military and hundreds of others.

Valorie Burton has a master’s degree in applied positive psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in journalism from Florida A&M University. She earned a BA in International Affairs from Florida State University.

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The research-based habits that make you happier, healthier and more resilient

You are capable of far more than you know. Scientific studies prove successful people think differently than the average person. They make decisions differently, set goals differently, and bounce back from failure and adversity differently. 

 

In this intriguing and energetic presentation, Valorie Burton will help you and your audience:

 

  • Pinpoint your thinking style and make adjustments to improve performance
  • Understand why talent isn’t enough and how to develop the self-control that will take you to the next level
  • Understand why how you explain your success and failure predicts more about your potential than you think
  • How to focus on solutions, not problems.

This powerful presentation is based on Valorie’s national bestselling book, Successful Women Think Differently.

In a world increasingly demanding equity, inclusion and belonging for all, what is your individual contribution?

And how do you resiliently navigate the emotions of topics that feel professionally-taboo yet very real and sometimes uncomfortable in everyday life? 
 
In this engaging, researched-based interactive presentation, bestselling author, executive coach and positive psychology expert Valorie Burton equips attendees with a set of tools to increase connectedness in the workplace. 

 

Using a thought-provoking and engaging workshop-style format, attendees will learn concepts such as cultural humility and racial empathy, and apply coaching and positive psychology principles to navigate important conversations and dynamics at work. 

 

Her message will leave attendees with a fresh perspective on their specific role in fostering a sense of belonging for all in the workplace.

How to Thrive Through Challenge and Change

In a world of constant change and uncertainty, success requires the ability to adapt and thrive no matter what challenges arise.

 

Valorie Burton will help you understand how to create the building blocks of resilience so you can:

 

  • Bounce back from setbacks
  • Maximize opportunities
  • Develop the thinking style research proves helps you succeed under pressure – Find your joy and maintain a positive perspective
  • Navigate disappointments in a way that makes you better, not bitter.

In this practical, engaging conversation, Valorie will equip you with a survival toolkit to face any challenge that comes your way!

It’s About Time: The art of choosing the meaningful over the urgent
Even the most efficient among us feel as if we’re racing the clock every day – and we still never seem to get it all done. The new norms of modern life tap into psychological impulses that make it harder than ever to take control of our time.

 

In this message based on her acclaimed book of the same name, Valorie Burton inspires and teaches practical research-based discoveries to help you understand:

 

Why so many of us live in “time poverty” and how you can climb out of it
How to stop digital distractions from creating false urgencies that drain your time
Where you can reallocate your time to reflect the values and priorities that matter most
How to pinpoint the core vulnerabilities that are keeping you stuck in time debt

 

Coaching for Leaders: How to bring out the best in yourself and others
What if you could coach yourself in five minutes or less to think clearly through a major decision or an emotional dilemma? Coaching is a powerful tool to create personal clarity, build a positive environment, and facilitate progress towards critical goals. Valorie will give your audience principles and research-based techniques they can use immediately to fulfill their potential facilitate growth in others.

 

As Valorie shares her proven 5-step coaching process, you will discover how to:

 

Transform a scattered brain into a focused mind that accomplishes your daily goals.
Lay your head on your pillow at night feeling peace about your decisions.
Control the emotions that cause you to procrastinate, spend emotionally, and sabotage your own success.

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