What’s Your PR Strategy?

Celebrities and huge companies aren’t the only ones who benefit from a good public relations campaign. Smart workers and business owners employ a public relations strategy of their own. Do you have one? Good PR will help you develop and grow relationships, gain more influence on the job, and land on your feet quickly should […]

This Isn’t the Way You Planned It

Do you ever feel like life just isn’t going the way you planned it? Perhaps you find yourself on the verge of giving up on a dream. Your job search seems fruitless. A relationship keeps hitting a brick wall. You get a little extra money, and then an unexpected expense saps the money as quickly […]

Who Are You Really?

Be yourself. Everyone else is taken. Oscar Wilde In recent conversations, the theme “be yourself” has come up several times. And when themes emerge, I always like to seek the lesson for myself and eventually share it. If you feel like sometimes you struggle with saying what you mean, doing what you love, or relaxing […]

What Could It Mean That Your Answer Hasn’t Come Yet?

“I hate not knowing,” a friend complained as she tried to figure out some steps to take personally and professionally. “I’m used to having a game plan, but right now I feel stuck because I honestly don’t know what the right answer is. I want to plan the next stage of my life—and somehow, I […]

In What Way is it Time to Stretch Yourself?

When you stretch outside your comfort zone, don’t be surprised when you feel uncomfortable. The longer you stay in that new zone, the more comfortable you will become. Valorie Burton As you begin to make changes in your life, don’t burden yourself with a long list of goals. Instead, get inspired. Set a goal that […]

SPECIAL EDITION: Valorie’s Today Show Advice for Getting to Your Goals

Reaching goals isn’t just about knowing what steps to take. It’s also about how you handle discouragement, fear and stumbles on the way to goal. Research shows that the most successful people actually think differently on the path to success – and that mental toughness helps them to be resilient in the face of frustrations […]

Who Will I Have to Become?

You know that really big goal that you want to accomplish? The one you can’t stop thinking about – that dream you wholeheartedly want and sometimes even wonder how you can possibly achieve it? There is a powerful question that helped me lay the groundwork to accomplish some of my biggest goals – and I’ve […]

Bestselling author Valorie Burton delivers opening keynote at Microsoft Leadership Conference

[November 2, 2017 – Fargo, ND] Bestselling author Valorie Burton delivered the opening keynote message at the Microsoft Leadership Conference in Fargo, ND. Speaking to more than 200 employees on the research-based habits from her book Successful Women Think Differently, the message inspired and equipped attendees with practical ideas for building resilience, positive emotion and […]

Are You Really Ready for a Career Change?

Learn to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want. Jim Rohn   Point to Ponder: It’s worth aiming for a job with a quick and simple commute.  Having one will boost your happiness.   One of the most common reasons clients come to a coach is to figure out […]

How to Make Your Goals Stick

We all know that goals are important, but how do you make your goals stick? Research about goal setting says that your goals need to be rooted in what you really value. In order to persevere in the face of disappointments and obstacles, it needs to be centered on what really matters to you. There […]