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 […]

Pinpoint Your Life Purpose with the One Question

There’s a scene from my favorite movie. I got to see that scene on the live stage when we attended The Color Purple on Broadway a few weeks ago. From the first time I saw the movie 30 years ago until now, the words have always resonated with me. It’s the scene in which Miss […]

Want to Set Authentic Goals? Start Here

Happy New Year! If you are anything like me, you’ve been thinking about what you want for this New Year.  It is easy to set goals, but it’s hard to reach them – unless you set authentic goals. Authentic goals speak to your heart. They excite you. There is a meaningful purpose to them.  If […]

Watch my New Year, New You Challenge interview on HLN!

On Thursday, I drove over to the CNN Center for an interview on HLN, where I shared all 5 questions from the New Year, New You Challenge. It was fun interviewing with host Vinnie Politan, although it always amazes me that it takes me two hours to get ready for a 4-minute interview! Anyway, now […]