A personal and executive coach who has served hundreds of clients in 40 states and seven countries, Valorie Burton is the author of five books on personal development, including How Did I Get So Busy?, Listen to Your Life, and What’s Really Holding You Back ? She is deeply committed to helping people be more resilient so they can thrive in life and work. She helps readers and audiences get unstuck, be more productive, and live with balance and purpose. Her Life Coach 911 blog appears on Essence.com and she is co-host of the Emmy award-winning show Aspiring Women. She has also appeared in and on CNN, the LA Times, Oprah Magazine, Essence, Real Simple, Woman’s Day and others. Success Magazine named her book Why Not You? 28 Days to Authentic Confidence one of the “Top 25 must-read success books” and Leadership Excellence named her one of the top 100 thought leaders in the field of personal development.
Organizations such as American Airlines, BlueCross BlueShield, the Environmental Protection Agency, FDIC and “O” The Oprah Magazine have hired her as a speaker. Her e-newsletter inspires more than 27,000 subscribers each week. Ms. Burton has a master’s degree in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree in journalism from Florida A&M University and a BA from Florida State University.
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